I know it’s been nearly two months since my last update, so I don’t really remember where I left off. Lots has happened since I posted last – unfortunately not much on the chair. Let’s see, I moved from my godfather’s...
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Location: Maple Grove, MN
I am a mechanical engineer, working on Nitinol stent frames for St. Jude Medical. I degisng heart valves that can be implanted through arteries in your leg! I'm a relative newbie to woodworking - just five years or so - but other hobbies include saltwater reef tanks, running, cycling, nordic skiing, camping with my wife, my dog, and cats. My first son was born August 2011, and chasing after him occupies most of my free time now.
-- Ryan -- Maple Grove, MN
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Well, it happened again. I don’t know if I’m too optimistic, trusting, cheap, or stupid. After my earlier troubles with getting wet wood, I found a different person that cuts wood. (earlier guy kiln dried, the put wood back outside, un...
I haven’t been too great at keeping this blog updated. On weekdays, I typically work in the shop until 10:30 or so, and am too tired to post. Work has been crazy busy, so haven’t had time there. Weekends I’ve ben out of town lots...
The problems have been piling up almost as fast as the sawdust! First came the seat. I put up some questions about warping wood last week. Long story short, the piece of spalted maple that is supposed to be the middle 1” of the seat warpe...
It looks like my last blog post didn’t end up in this group initially. Here is an account of my wood purchase for those interested: http://lumberjocks.com/bues0022/blog/19805 If anyone has actually been following this blog, it started wit...