I stopped into Lakeshore Hardwoods in Pulaski, NY on Friday and picked up about 35 bf of QSWO to begin this project. They have a fantastic inventory, and the folks there are extremely helpful. Do visit them, if you get chance. Ah, there is some...
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Location: Oswego, NY
By day (and most nights, too), I am an assistant professor of Computer Science at the State University of New York in Oswego. I moved here in the Fall of 2007. Prior to that, I spent some wonderful years in West Lafayette, IN where I was both a doctoral student and visiting professor at Purdue University. Go Boilermakers! I grew up in Philadelphia and also lived in Baltimore, MD for a number of years.
My primary woodworking interest is building furniture for my home, although I have built other pieces that were given to friends as gifts. I'm not a professional, although technically I did sell a bookcase I made at a yard saIe. :-)
I'm a great fan of the Arts and Crafts style and am embarking on the creation of a number of such pieces. These will be my most challenging projects to date, and I will be detailing their design and progress in forum posts.
In addition to the above, I also enjoy playing guitar, bicycling, and kayaking.
Thank you for visiting my profile and for the warm welcome to LJ!
-- -- Jim E., Oswego, NY. Create, have fun, and work safely!
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Ok. One of the things I’ve asked myself when designing this project is, “How are stretchers linked together?” In particular, I wondered how to handle intersections of three and four stretchers. I didn’t include this in the ...
I didn’t realize it had been so long since I posted my last entry. Well, life takes over, I guess. Anyway, there is some more progress to report. About a month ago, I was looking for uphostery foam online when I realized there was a problem ...
This is my first blog entry describing my summer woodworking project. My wife and I love Arts and Crafts furniture, and so we’ve decided to build ourselves a sectional settle inspired by these classic designs. I began with the Prairie Sofa d...