Well I’m behind on this project and I’m working my butt off. The case is done, trimmed out, and sanded. The drawer boxes are built and installed. Getting the position just right for inset drawers and metal drawer slides, well, sucks. I am hoping to deliver this Sunday afternoon. I work my regular job 8-5, come home and get some time with the family, them I’m in the shop 8pm-midnight. There are a lot of new blog entries about this project and woodworking over on my site Up...
**I am a professional woodworker, woodworking teacher and publisher. Fine woodworkers can build their dream rocker with help from a dvd, book, full-size patterns and online support titled Build A Maloof Inspired Rocker with Charles Brock. The next release in the series will be Build A Maloof Inspired Low Back Dining Chair. A graduate of one of the moist prestigious woodworking schools in the U.S. recently wrote me to ask for help. I am not sure how he arrived at having constructed a ro...
Hi there fellow lumber jocks This week has been an interesting one for me I spent all week moving my shop around to accommodate two new tools a 1960’s craftsman radial arm saw and a 1977 Delta/Rockwell jointer:) All I can say is well thought out tool placement will keep you safe from falling into the same trap I did after a well thought out plan or so I thought, after doing two Adirondack chairs and a footrest I found out my plan wasn’t going to work to well :( My advice to ...
I’m in the bidding process for a kitchen remodel and am not sure just how to put a price on tasks. There will be new cabinets & plastic laminate counters, new laminate flooring & a breakfast counter. I did a very high end bathroom a few years ago and let the architect set the prices. Not only did I make a fraction of my usual wage but the cost to complete it was higher too. I’m sure there are formulas or average costs like price per square foot as on counters, floors, pric...
Treasure Saved From The WoodPile ….designing a hole,these holes are a salvation,wood brings forth my name….—by flp ———————————————————————————————————————————————————...
Holes….WoodWorking….and Wood Gathering Mode I’ve been thinking lately about ‘holes’ and how they are used in my working of the ‘wood’. I had not noticed this trend until I started reviewing my photos here at LJ’s over the years. What seems to be coming out of this endeavor is that I use these holes as a point of ingress into my world of ‘wood art’. I have all-ways talked about boxes and the need to get out of your box, so that ...
Wood Gathering Mode: An Introduction ….wood and hobbits have a way of drawing from each other, so enter in at this enclave and find your-self in an-other world, far from the streams of endless mind clutter that sucks one dry, till I pull my-self through a space bigger then meets the eye, this is where I am released into a world that knows no-boundaries, no-boundaries and therefore no-time restraints and one is free to wonder…. —by flp —————&...
This information is mainly for Woodworkers living in the northern and central coastal areas of New South Wales..Aaron and Henry are taking the Torque on the road throughout central and northern NSW. While I am unable to make this trip, I will be with them in spirit.. and they are taking a few of my creations to showcase my work. So if you would like to meet up with the boys and have a gecko at the TWC and maybe see my designs… here is their tentative itinerary FRI ...
We recently moved to this new house we are renting and I justfound out yesterday there is a window shutter company rightby my house. They build Shutters out of all kinds of wood.Well I sent them an email today and they responded they havea sale on the first Thursday of every month selling their scraps bythe bundle! So May 6th I may have to escape work early and check outthis sale. So those of you who are new to where you live its good to go check thingsout locally and who knows you may find f...
Wood Studies and…. ….wood studies and stopping to take a break,english decides to follow me around for a bit,but soon discovers there’s more to wood studies,that meets the eye of a feline in the grip of the moment….—by flp ——————————————————————————————————...
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