The christmas throne is nearly finished I had to use my kitchen to prime and paint it because it is in the low 30s today. As an aside sanding when it is this cold is not fun.
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I have been a woodworker for as far back as i can remember. as of my writing this I am beginning to furnish my home workshop. I enjoy building cabinets, toys, beds,etc. the only thing i dont build is chairs (too much work and i dont own a steam bender)
i also do metalwork (armor is my specialty)
-- tools are only as good as the hands that hold them https://www.custommade.com/by/emeraldcrafts/
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|replied on||Help with Walnut Slab flatness||12-18-2014 10:09 AM|
|replied on||unusual mechanism for radial arm saw||12-17-2014 08:14 AM|
|replied on||OSB for Shop Fixtures||12-17-2014 12:27 AM|
|replied on||WOOD MOVEMENT A SUBJECT NOT UNDERSTOOD BY MANY.||12-17-2014 12:09 AM|
|replied on||Homemade wooden chuck for my 1920's lathe||12-16-2014 09:57 AM|
|replied on||OSB for Shop Fixtures||12-16-2014 09:42 AM|
|replied on||Craftsman 103 table saw resale value||12-16-2014 01:48 AM|
|replied on||14" Bandsaw tuning help.||12-13-2014 10:34 AM|
|commented on||Tales of a Hack #3: Shop status -- Full.||12-12-2014 09:01 AM|
|replied on||14" Bandsaw tuning help.||12-12-2014 04:18 AM|
|commented on||Forget the hump, that smell will knock you out||12-12-2014 04:16 AM|
|commented on||one hour persueder||12-10-2014 08:04 PM|
|commented on||Tales of a Hack #2: Brand loyalty: The cocaine of woodworking||12-10-2014 09:15 AM|
|added project||one hour persueder||12-10-2014 05:58 AM|
|replied on||How often do you use your jigsaw?||12-06-2014 03:10 PM|
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At this point I am at the 80-90% complete stage for a few projects though all the thunderstorms tend to sideline me since my shop is not grounded and I am not a fan of being cold and wet despite living in seattle my entire life. Current projects ...
It always seems like problems arise when I am in the middle of a big project. On thursday I had to cut up some plywood for a customer’s project when my old craftsman circular saw was not complying. It would not cut a straight line despite ...
I have began cutting one of my smaller logs and turning it into bowls with mixed results. The first 2 shattered and the next few have some deep cracks from the log checking. I am debating ways to seal the checks so I can make more bowls from thi...
For Christmas I was given a new Rikon mini lathe with a 1/2 hp motor. here it is after a few hours of use some test pieces I was making after buying a new bowl gouge from woodcraft The other update is I purchased some new cool b...