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...
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344 posts in 1678 days
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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|added project||Thor's Hammer||05-18-2015 10:14 PM|
|commented on||Mother's Day Box||05-11-2015 07:14 PM|
|replied on||Buying a lathe is more than lathe + chisels = off we go!||04-29-2015 06:24 PM|
|replied on||Protecting cast iron surfaces during storage||04-29-2015 03:05 AM|
|replied on||How to flatten the sole of a jointer plane||04-29-2015 01:00 AM|
|commented on||7/16 die is questionable.||04-28-2015 03:46 AM|
|replied on||American Made Screws?||04-27-2015 09:56 PM|
|replied on||What's up with LJ mobile||04-27-2015 09:55 PM|
|replied on||What tips do you have for a new woodworker?||04-27-2015 09:52 PM|
|replied on||Big German Bowl !||04-27-2015 09:50 PM|
|posted review||Gramercy Holdfast works well after tuning||04-26-2015 11:42 PM|
|commented on||Maloof Inspired Rocker||04-16-2015 09:07 PM|
|commented on||DD6's Profile||04-16-2015 08:56 PM|
|commented on||Split Top Roubo Workbench||04-16-2015 05:40 PM|
|added project||Split Top Roubo Workbench||04-15-2015 10:34 PM|
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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....
I put in an eleven hour day yesterday on this thing, the work was really kind of fun compared to the tedious work of digging out mortises of the day before. I’ve never tried the draw bore method of locking a mortise and tenon together. I did...