I was determined to lean to cut dovetails last year so I asked Santa for a few tools to get it done. I was really good last year so he brought me a dovetail marking gauge, a marking knife, and a dovetail saw all from Veritas. I’ve bee...
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Location: Salem, OR
Just a regular guy, beat down by the man, and needing to invest myself into something that gives back a little for a change. Computers have proven to not be the answer for me, so I'm trying wood. Mid-life crisis? Not sure yet, we'll see how it progresses.
-- "I am endeavoring, ma'am, to construct a mnemonic memory circuit using stone knives and bear skins."
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|commented on||tim0001's Workshop||05-30-2016 04:04 AM|
|added project||Media Center||05-23-2016 03:22 AM|
|added project||Bed frame||05-01-2016 09:52 PM|
|commented on||I can see not wanting to work without it in my future||04-28-2016 03:21 AM|
|commented on||I can see not wanting to work without it in my future||04-11-2016 05:05 PM|
|commented on||I can see not wanting to work without it in my future||04-11-2016 03:11 AM|
|posted review||I can see not wanting to work without it in my future||04-05-2016 03:06 AM|
|commented on||Kreg Shelf Pin Jig||02-13-2016 06:41 PM|
|commented on||An Indispensable Addition to My Sanding Equipment||02-13-2016 06:32 PM|
|added blog entry||Dovetails by hand #1: First hand cut dovetail!||01-26-2016 01:43 AM|
|commented on||Lithonia T8 shop lights||01-14-2016 11:48 PM|
|commented on||Lithonia T8 shop lights||01-13-2016 01:20 AM|
|posted review||Lithonia T8 shop lights||01-12-2016 04:45 AM|
|commented on||Does what it says, just not enough light||01-04-2016 08:58 PM|
|commented on||Does what it says, just not enough light||01-04-2016 08:50 PM|
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My morning was taken up entirely by straightening out a snafu with my medical insurance co. and the doctor’s office. What a pain. Sometimes I wonder why I have health insurance. Anyway. . . When I did make it out to the shop, I had thi...
I didn’t write the final post last week as I was pretty busy with my 20th wedding anniversary. Last weekend I had planned on flattening the tops on my last day off but only got half of it done. I had decided to use the router to flatten i...
After a long morning drinking my coffee and thinking about alternatives to keep working, I drove to the lumber yard and got a piece of baltic birch to make the flattening sled out of. When I came back I took my bent saw blade out and put a crescen...
So, my task today was to cut up a piece of maple I bought the other day to make the gap stop and get it glued up in the clamps and then go over to family for Easter dinner. I set up the band saw and set about resawing the board into two halves....