Here are are some sequential project photos showing the evolution of my recent fireplace installation.Final project posted on LJ here. The starting point. Nowhere to go but up. Everything removed and framing out the new fireplace insert. Building the tile surround. FYI, Gorilla Tape is awesome for holding the big pieces in place while they set! Mounting of the 50+lb mantle piece with 4 1/4” thick steel brackets. (it held my weight without moving) Fabrication of the custom...
Two box carts under the Ritter edgesander: Sampling of shopmade shopcarts: Shopcarts made shopcart:
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After changing the blades in my Dewalt 735 and making a modification to my DC with canister filter, I decided to take some updated photos of the shop showing some re-arrangements I made. I took the photos using a new Motorola Xoom.
In this episode I give you a tour around my garage shop. Here is the link to the shop bench series.
This interview with degoose is from the September 2011 issue of our eMag 1. How did you first get started working with wood? Well Ms Debbie, quite a few years ago, we needed a wall unit, for the TV, in a house we had just bought… it was an older house and we wanted solid timber furniture… well, the pieces I liked, we could not afford and what we could afford, we really did not like… so I said to my wife, “If I had a router, I could build us a unit…. what is so hard about that…...
Fortunately I was able to retire, once, for awhile anyway. As with many of us though investments went bad and we had to re-think our “retirement” for me that was going back into the workforce at 59 years old. An old electrical contractor is not a prize that is high on anyone’s list. Reality was to look at overseas work. I first came to Afghanistan in May 2010. Woodworking was not something that was done and I had to make my own way. As a superintendent I have my own living q...
Hello all!! I know it’s been a little while since I’ve blogged, but I have been busy….and I’ve done a bit more work on the small coffin. It’s looking better, but still not quite done yet. I am satisfied (not happy…but it’s all a learning process…)...with the look of the piece. I definitely know what I will do differently in the future!! Here are some updated pics, starting with the top being partially completed, then the first part of the p...
Here it is folks, the purpleheart cross box is officially marked off the to do list. The “Peace Turtle” will be done in a couple of days (hopefully). Once it is done I will post it my projects just as I did this one. Go over and check it out. http://lumberjocks.com/projects/56732 Thanks for joining me on this journey. Thanks for all the tips and ideas, I hope I gave you some as well. JoeyG
The site was down earlier today and I was unable to post my blog. I did write it before I headed out to the gym and this is the first time that I was able to post. (To those of you who wrote – thanks for missing me! :D) I had a great start to the new year yesterday. I spent much of the day at the scroll saw, cutting out my new designs. What I have drawn up is a set of Valentine Conversation Heart ornaments that can be used in many different ways. I love cutting letters, and it wa...
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