It’s almost warm again here in Ohio. I spent the winter thinking about how to make my shop more productive. While the snow flew and my tools were safely covered in WD40 I spent a lot of time surfing the web, looking at others’ shops,...
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Location: Solon, Ohio
I got into this hobby in a round-about way when my brother got our kids a slot-car racing set for Christmas. Knowing it wouldn't last 2 weeks on the floor in our basement, I set out to build a strong, light-weight table for it. That project gave me the woodworking bug and I've been hooked ever since.
I started my career in Mechanical Engineering and even though I don't practice it anymore this hobby satisfies my need to design, create, and improve. Wandering around this site for the past few years has really kick-started my woodworking education and inspired me.
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-- "I'm not afraid of heights. I'm afraid of widths." - Steven Wright
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I love reading about woodworking techniques and looking at others’ projects. It always gives me big ideas. But sometimes my eyes are bigger than my stomach. As a hobbyist and a dad, the time I spend woodworking comes in short spurts and a...
I finally saved up enough to buy a cabinet saw that can handle everything I’ll be able to throw at it for many years to come. My old Ridgid TS2410LS is a great saw, but it doesn’t have the cutting capacity for big jobs, it’s dus...
I do my woodworking in the garage and when I started it only had a single 15 amp 110 volt circuit, two light bulbs, and garage doors that were low enough that I bumped into them constantly whenever I moved boards around. Most of us have been th...
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