This is the second part of my blog and in this blog I am going to talk about writing a business plan, and past mistake I have made in business. Now this is the third shop I have started and if I have learned anything it is this, to be successful you need a plan! There it is. Now the first two times I did not write a business plan, I did not write a marketing plan. Really all I did was run into a guy who knew a guy who had a building to rent and the next thing I knew I had a shop and a whol...
Hey Everybody In this episode of the Teenage Woodworker I go over some basic cabinet construction in the first part of a three part series where i make a printer table. There are a lot of technical things that i go over but try to stay with me for the whole episode. As always since i am only using a digital camera to film the sound is a little bad. so try to bear with me it helps to turn up the sound and sit a little bit away from the computer. this improves the sound a little bit. ...
Hello and thanks for the many welcomes. I’m an advanced novice working on the floor of the ‘garage’ with a lousy table saw, PC router, hand saw and various straight guides. I just got a thickness plane & jointer through CL for 250 – I’m so excited. The manual for the jointer was updated in 1954, No more warped Home Depot wood. I just made 5 – 7’ x 32” bookcases and they came out pretty good, but I’m never satisfied with the trim I ...
I’ve always looked at furniture, cabinets and misc things made of wood and said to myself…I could make that. Watching The Wood Whisperer podcasts and NYW really has inspired me to finally get into woodworking. Now that I have a bit more time and a little space to actually start trying to make things myself I find that I’m a bit lost as to where to actually start. What tools do I need? How should I plan it out? How should I make it?...etc So I’ve come up with a ...
I’ve been a bit overwhelmed buy all of the positive comments I’ve recieved on my work; the inlays in particular.I would be more than happy to share any information with any one on my style of inlaying, or any thing else related to my pieces. I will be posting more projects in the comming weeks …
When its all said and done, we all grew up, we all learned, we all played with toys, and we all made really bad projects. :) Here are some of my first, and I mean first projects. The one that actually looks nice, no I didn’t cut the wood, I simply nailed it together, and the peices were aready cut for me and so that is why it looks so good for a eight year old. Youngster’s, christmas present to mom. Younster’s first project with a Jigsaw! Youngster n...
Exodus-31-3 – 5 “And I have Filled him with the SPRIT OF God. In wisdom in understanding, in knowledge and in all manner of workmanship. To design artistic work’s, to work in Gold in Silver in Bronze. In cutting Jewel’s for setting. In Carving Wood ,and to work in all manner of Workmanship.”
Hello. I want to let everyone know about a new place to learn woodworking. Asheville Woodworking School will be launched on March 28, 2008, with a class called CRAZY SHARP with Andy Rae. Andy has written several books for Taunton Press & has taught at the Marc Adams School. We have many more classes lined up; some are already on our website, www.ashevillehardware.com. (Beware, the home page says “under construction”, but you can get to the CALENDAR & SCHOOL pages.) I...
Does anyone know of any online places where i could get an old set of stanley planes. As I wan’t to clean them up and use them or if anyone want’s to donate a set I’ll be more than happy
Can anyone give me some tips as I would like to carve a number plate for my house in the up coming week can you please tell me what type of carving chisels I will need for the job and the best finishes to apply and all the tools I will need
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