I read Chris Schwarz’s book Campaign Furniture when it came out and decided that I wanted to make a Folding Campaign Stool (among other things in the book). The book recommends a straight-grained, very strong wood for the Stool legs since t...
|View grfrazee's:||home||workshop||projects (11)||blog (15)||reviews (1)||forum topics (11)||buddies (1)||favorites (21)||activity log|
385 posts in 1603 days
Location: Downers Grove, IL
Full-time engineer, part-time woodworker. Unfortunately, I share a shop with my dad, and he lives 1.5 hours away, so I don't get to do my part-time "job" as often as I'd like. However, the weekends I have free, I usually spend more time in the shop than I do at my real job.
-- -=Pride is not a sin=-
Latest Activity | view all »
Latest Projects | view all 11 »
Latest Blog Entries | view all 15 »
A while back I bought this saw either from ebay or an auction. Can’t really remember. Anyway, it was in kinda rough shape with a lot of rust. You can almost tell that it says “Spear & Jackson Sheffield” on the spine....
Finally got the bench to the point where it’s time to flatten the top and finish it. Going into the project almost a year ago, I made a promise to myself that I would flatten the top by hand. I’ve seen the fancy router sled used by...
My bench has had a gaping…er…gap in the middle of it since I built in in December 2012. Since I have Thanksgiving week off, I thought I’d remedy the situation. The divider is a simple piece made with two boards of sapwood...
After getting tired of cleaning sawdust out of the nooks and crannies of my planes, I decided to build a little cabinet for them. It’s just a basic scrap plywood box with plywood drawers. I got a couple pairs of 100# full-extension drawer ...