At the completion of every wood shop project, I like to take a step back, take a close look, and make a general assessment of the finished piece and the processes that went into making it. Did I make the right choices in design? Functionality?...
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Location: Castle Rock, Colorado
I live in beautiful Castle Rock, Colorado with my lovely wife.
I have three daughters, all grown, and 2 grandkids (so far)
I work in the consumer satellite TV industry.
I am an active musician, playing electric and acoustic violins, guitars, and mandolins.
Oher interests / hobbies include philately, numismatics, cartooning, gardening, and antique collecting. Also am a part time Civil War history buff.
I have been working wood for quite some time. Until about around 2 years ago, I worked strictly with power tools, now I am a professed Neander. My favorite stuff to build is in the realm of wood toys. Even more fun with grandkids around...
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This weekend, the handsawgeek finally enjoyed the combination of a substantial block of free time and some pretty darn good weather. The lathe stand was rolled out onto the driveway to receive its long-awaited application of a finish. A ...
This past weekend was yard sale heaven in Castle Rock. The local HOAs sponsor an annual ‘Neighborhood Yard Sale Event’, so there were wares in abundance. I managed to hit vintage tool pay-dirt at one of these sales, finding not one, but tw...
Quite a bit of time has elapsed since the handsawgeek has posted here, mostly because the last month and a half has been so dog-gone crazy! Shop time has been sparse to non-existent. To start things off, the handsawgeek household was paid ...
One of the joys of being a hand tool woodworker is the anticipation of visiting local estate and yard sales in the hopes of turning up some vintage tools, lumber stashes, hardware, and other items to add to the workshop. When I look over th...