Well, I finally finished my 1st rolling base cabinet minus the doors. I will post pics tomorrow. I am now looking to build a few cabinets to hang on the wall. I plan to build them soon. I just need to get a few projects out of the way. I am also going to reorganize my shop so I can have room to work. I just remembered that I need to build a cabinet to store my band saw in. So looks like that will be my next big project. Should have that done by next week. Just thought I would keep y’all...
Okay… I can’t really help myself, but I shopped at Lowe’s again and had ANOTHER grim reminder of that great service that we have all come to know and love while shopping there! Monday, Wifey and I headed out to Lowe’s to get a cool Rubbermaid adjustable closet shelving system that she had eyeballed over the weekend. Yep! That very same Lowe’s that I wrote about last February! I had completed a very solid bill of materials and knew the correct number of rack...
Hello LJ’s, Today I wrote a guest blog post. Sometimes I get requests to write some drivel for someone else, and I usually agree. The problem is that on those days, when I use my best stuff for another blog, I am left with just dreck for my own blog. I decided to give an update on StumbleUpon and how it had done since I wrote those pieces. If you are curious about SU, check it out. http://extremelyaverage.com/2010/06/a-traditional-post-about-stumbleupon/ Brian
Susan G. Komen 3-Day Walk for the Cure: Items to Build for Fundraiser #5: Soap dishes... do I hear soap dishes?!
The next items I will begin building for the fundraising auction will be soap dishes. Jordan and his wife have generously donated some of the their soaps for the cause. Thanks Jordan! So, I will be pairing up some of the soap with its own soap dish. Some of the other soaps will be sold as standalone items, with those proceeds adding to the bottom line of the fundraiser. During a visit to the lumber supply store a while back, I found some red oak trim in the scrap bin. Not knowing wha...
I am asking for help ! I have used a product called “Black Bison Paste and wax Polish” . I am unable to buy it where I live. Rockler sells it but the USA has restrictions in shipping by postal or Air. Since I moved to Eastern Canada my options are limited. I am able to get BRIWAX. Just wondering if any of you have used Briwax ? I have been hired to restore an old dining table top.
For my parents’ 30th anniversary I told them I would build them a table for their remodeled basement. It is going to be solid white oak. I orignally planned on using quartersawn for the top, but in the end decided not to use it. I’m excited and nervous at the same time. I’m excited because I’ve never built a table before and I’ll get to use my new grizzly jointer. I’m nervous because I’ve never built a table before. So here it goes. I’...
Check out the impact that technology has had on woodworking… good or bad? Dose technology have a positive affect on the future of woodworking or will it take over? with all the current advances in tools and computers coming together to improve our lives and make the process easy. how far will technology go in the craft of woodworking…. Check this out to see for yourself
Hi, Glen is at a Lie-Nielsen workshop today & wanted to pick up some veneer at Artistry in Veneer. Some of you asked to see more of Glen’s furniture. The video was taped on the last day of Glen’s solo show at the NJ School of Architectural at NJIT by a friend of ours Edison Lee, a videographer & rock climbs with Glen. We could not do all 23 pieces in the show, so we tried to highlight some. Marie
Time to think about putting up the siding on the garage/workshop. First we need to strap it.The siding will be horizontal so we used vertical 1×3’s screwed into the OSB every 16” OC. Around the windows and across the bottom we used 1×4s. The back is a straight 40’ width which is taking a lot of pieces! Before we can do the front, we need to build up a bit of the front small roof and deck posts. We haven’t quite figured out if the strapp...
This is a Pennsylvania Spice Box im working on for my girlfriend . .i have added a few tweeks to it . . . Here are the draws all layed out. . . Here are the draws all done except the middle one. . The case going together. . . The case with the top on, getting ready to dovetail the top. . . The case with the top on and the draws put in to check out how it looks. . .not bad for a novice . .so far!
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