A couple of weekends ago I received a wonderful request: my mother-in-law had an old offset socket chisel that belonged to her grandfather, which she wanted to give to her son (my brother-in-law) as a gift (confused yet?). This is one of those bea...
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Location: Indiana, USA
I'm currently a fourth year mathematics Ph.D. student at the University of Notre Dame. Right now I am studying Lie algebras and algebraic groups, but I have an interest in Algebra and Topology in general.
I'm married to Skyler for almost three years now, and we recently had a baby girl! Ada Elayne was born September 13, 2011.
Aside from mathematics, I enjoy programming, board games, and of course woodworking.
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|commented on||SuperStand: Lathe + Bandsaw + Planer + Router Table + Storage = 2'x4' Floor Space||10-29-2012 07:51 PM|
|commented on||SuperStand: Lathe + Bandsaw + Planer + Router Table + Storage = 2'x4' Floor Space||10-27-2012 10:24 PM|
|added project||SuperStand: Lathe + Bandsaw + Planer + Router Table + Storage = 2'x4' Floor Space||10-27-2012 06:11 PM|
|commented on||First Workbench||04-26-2012 02:58 AM|
|commented on||A Skype woodworking collaboration||04-01-2012 02:10 PM|
|commented on||New Handles for Old Tools||04-01-2012 03:23 AM|
|added blog entry||New Handles for Old Tools||03-31-2012 04:02 AM|
|commented on||Hanging Tool Cabinet for Hand Tools||03-20-2012 04:12 AM|
|added blog entry||Saw Till #1: First Cuts||02-28-2012 04:43 AM|
|commented on||Super-Easy Chisel Rack||02-06-2012 08:43 PM|
|commented on||Sycamore Dice Tower||02-01-2012 01:01 AM|
|added project||Sycamore Dice Tower||01-31-2012 07:38 PM|
|commented on||Dovetail Saw||01-11-2012 06:00 AM|
|commented on||Steampunk Cradle||01-10-2012 07:44 AM|
|commented on||Super-Easy Chisel Rack||01-10-2012 07:36 AM|
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Tonight I started my saw till. It’s been a long time coming, let me tell you. I’ve had 3 full-size hand saws and 2 backsaws for a while now, but I was putting off making a place for them to live for lots of reasons. Primarily, most ...
I was out at the local hardwood dealer picking up some purpleheart, when I saw this sticking out of a bin. It’s very rough sawn (actually, it almost looks like it came off of a pallet somewhere), and someone had written “Jarrah? $1R...
I’m going on vacation in a few weeks, and I have been concerned about time away from the shop while I’m gone (I’m sure many of you can relate). I figured that this would be the perfect time to learn to chip carve, since I can eas...
This summer, the workshop renovation really kicked in to high gear. It’s actually finished now, but I thought that I would post a bit about it now that I have the whole thing done. The first step is a new coat of epoxy on the concrete flo...