Thanks to all who responded. Just in case you’re interested, my business plan is beginning to take shape. I have a web site up and running now (WAYNEWERKS.COM). I have displayed several of my products there, but haven’t done any pricin...
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Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
I've been involved in woodworking and design since I was a boy. I'm nearing retirement age and have recently started my own woodworking business. I've always loved the look and feel of wood. I marvel that the grain of wood is always different from each board to another. Each piece is unique and possesses its own character. I believe that the woods grain should be emphasized in the pieces I create. I think it's almost sinful to cover natural wood with paint.
My first real woodworking project was in shop class in junior high school. I remember my instructor clearly and know that he had a positive influence on me that has lasted a lifetime.He helped me design and build a shoeshine box. I still have it and use it frequently. Since those early days I've designed and built literally hundreds of things, ranging from small hand-carved items to jewelry boxes, furniture, cabinetry, and even a few buildings.
My love for wood and all the beautiful and functional things which can be created from it has continued to grow over the years. I look forward to sharing my experiences with others who share my love for woodworking.
-- Wayne, Utah,www.waynewerk.com
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|commented on||A Delta T2 fence for my Craftsman tablesaw||12-23-2009 02:56 AM|
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|commented on||First steps||12-20-2009 01:11 AM|
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|started topic||Working with Cocobolo wood||12-17-2009 03:49 AM|
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|commented on||Questions #1: Want to get into lathe work||12-17-2009 03:16 AM|
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I’ve been toying with the idea of starting my own woodworking business for literally decades. Now, at age 61 I think I finally have the nerve to do it. I don’t have any illusions about what I’m about to do. I don’t want to ...