http://www.thewoodwhisperer.com/articles/from-hobbyist-to-seller-starting-a-side-business/ Deciding to sell your work can be aggravating, or it can be rewarding. Thankfully, I count myself in the latter camp. In the article I offer my thoughts about making the jump from hobbyist to part time home business owner. Hope you all enjoy the read! Also included is the video I shared recently.
The original Woodcutters Helper is precisely that, it measures the log you are sawing to your exact specifications. Its simple and effective. Firewood the same length stacks tighter and neater saving space. Never struggle with trying to fit a piece of wood that is too long into your stove ever again. Anyone who has collected firewood has used various techniques for determining where to saw the log or tree into wood that will fit their stove. Some people turn or swing their saw edge-wise us...
Shortly after completing my shop in 2003, I bought an Incra V27 Miter-gauge. This adjustable Miter-gauge fence I made for it has been one of my most used accessories. I use it mostly on the band saw, but also on the table saw and router table. When I made the fence, I had no thick lumber, so I glued together two pieces of 3/4” oak – then reduced its thickness to about 1-1/8”. The overall length is about 15” land the height is 2-1/4”. The two threaded stu...
I didn’t believe this deserved a project posting…maybe later, if I get the chance to create some moldings on the edges and a finish on her. I also think it needs an endcap of some kind between the two supports. Anyways, the picture. I had fifteen minutes to myself a few nights ago, and this is what I came up with. Hope you take the idea and make it your own, for your furniture. It’s about 15”w x 13”L.
This makes me laugh almost as much as it makes me cry. There’s a guy in my neighborhood with a big black truck parked on the street, and a pair of blue TruckNutz hanging below, which I must pass and notice every night when I drive home from work. I do admit that the sheer obnoxiousness of it does at least make me smile. But c’mon… beautiful wood burls? Is nothing sacred? I can only hope it’s injection-molded plastic wrapped in some kind of heat-shrink plastic print....
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