I have been making a few end grain cutting boards, but keep running into the same issue. I spend a lot of time sanding the surface. Once it is glassy smooth, I start applying the mineral oil. However, even after a good serving of oil, the first...
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Location: Greenwood, IN
I have a passion for working with wood, so I am very carefull not to let it become a job. If it becomes a job, I will enjoy it less. I started working as a carpenter in high school (by chance) and found I loved it. Over the years, I worked for several contractors and gained valuable skills. Eventually, I started to veer into finer work and really fell in love with making furniture pieces and stuff for others. I would rather spend 12 hours in my shop making somethign for someone else than just about anything else. After 25 years of effort, I finally have a little extra space and my shop is starting to develop into a more usable space.
I have a lovely wife of almost 21 years. 3 kids of 21, 18 and 16.
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I just received my new Table Saw from Grizzly this week. I love the power and the price. So far, the only thing I don’t like is the dust collection. It has a built in dust port, but it doesn’t seem like much gets to the port. After...
I am seeking guidance from some more experienced LJs. Recently, I completed two projects that required me to laminate many thick boards together to make massive pieces. The first was my workbench. I tried to keep it simple by just using milled 2...