Today’s poor man’s tool offering is a somewhat fancy shop built sanding block. It’s still considered ‘poor man’s’ because it was fashioned from scrap ¼” plywood and 1” pine. The unique feature of this design is the holder for the sheets of...
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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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|commented on||One for the wife... easy peasy project.||02-27-2015 02:20 PM|
|commented on||Wood Burned Name Plaque||02-27-2015 02:18 PM|
|commented on||Poor Man's Tools #3: Depth Gauge||02-27-2015 02:15 PM|
|commented on||Pyrography Projects II||02-27-2015 02:07 PM|
|replied on||Shop Built Depth Gauge||02-26-2015 11:14 PM|
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From the first day I joined LumberJocks, I have seen tons of posts showing really neat wood toys and other projects that members have lovingly made for their grandkids. Being blessed with a couple of my own, I can say that I’m proud to be part ...
Ah, the things that one can make with just a length of dowel, a scrap of wood, and some random bits of hardware! Today’s handsawgeek Poor Man’s Tool offering combines just those very materials to fashion an accurate and functional depth gau...
“MY BRAIN HURTS!!!” – Mr. Gumby, from Monty Python’s Flying Circus This blog post has nothing to do with how trees grow. Rather, it’s about how woodworkers grow in their skill set and experience. Anyone who has followed my blog may have not...
Who needs expensive brass and rosewood to get to the middle of those dowels and chunks of turning stock when all you need is a piece of scrap 1/2×3/4 stick and a BORG paint stir stick? Presenting …. …the handsawgeek Poor Man’s Cente...