Today I had some time in between activities and I decided to give my new router table a try. I got a 1/4” rounding over bit and decided to give the new poplar chickencoop windows some nice detail at the front. After doing that I sanded with...
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Location: Leesburg, VA
I'm a 50 year old female, who has too many hobbies already. Many of them are fiber/textiles related -- spinning, weaving, knitting, sewing/quilting etc. I always enjoyed watching woodworking shows, and yearned to do this myself too, but I never wanted to make the monetary investment in good tools, so I never attempted any serious woodworking because I figured without good tools I would be setting myself up for disappointment.
We're moving into a new house and now we had a need to build/remodel a shed into a chickencoop. So I saw my chance to get some good quality tools and to attempt to do this myself. I got me a 10" Makita sliding miter saw and a 1.75 hp milwaukee router, in addition to a workbench kit and some sturdy sawhorses. I already have a circ. saw, a jigsaw, a cordless drill and various handtools, so I figured that with this setup I could attempt some basic woodworking.
It's been quite addictive and I think I'll continue to enjoy this. The list of projects I want to do is growing everyday! ....
As if I needed another hobby!
-- As if I needed another hobby!
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|commented on||Cedar Planter||08-27-2014 08:39 PM|
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|added project||Cedar Planter||08-25-2014 05:50 PM|
|replied on||workbench top||07-27-2014 12:55 AM|
|started topic||workbench top||07-26-2014 03:46 PM|
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|started topic||How to dispose of paint thinner||07-14-2014 11:30 PM|
|posted review||Rockler customer service rocks||07-13-2014 03:25 PM|
|commented on||My little coop||06-24-2014 03:07 PM|
|replied on||Designing a workbench||06-11-2014 06:18 PM|
|replied on||Designing a workbench||06-11-2014 05:57 PM|
|started topic||Designing a workbench||06-11-2014 05:34 PM|
|replied on||making notches in 2x6 with festool tracksaw||10-19-2013 05:45 PM|
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The shed to be remodeled into a chicken coop was delivered Monday night. It is the yellow one in the front. The guy who delivered it had a neat little trick by lowering it on pvc pipe so that he could move it around and turn it 90 degrees. Very...
The 7×8 lean-to shed is going to be delivered tonight. This is a simple but sturdy Amish built shed with a roof that is about 6’ at one side and 5’ at the other. We plan on having between 10 and 15 chickens to free range and r...