Once I sneaked it past my wife into my garage, I was free! It seems it’ll be nice to have one other router that isn’t quite such a beast. I think I can do a lot more with it than I would have considered doing with my Porter.
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Location: Madison, WI
I'm relatively new to "fine" woodworking (3 years). I've never taken any classes, but guess that I spent at least 1000+ hours reading everything I could (sometimes more than once) and then practicing how to use my tools (hand and power) making jigs.
Some people (my wife) would say that my strength (and weakness) is my analytical ability. So far it's suited me well because there's SO MUCH TO LEARN when you get started in woodworking. Every evening after my 2 year old daughter goes to bed, I spend hours in my two car garage (that after 3 years doesn't have any cars parked in it any longer) that I've created the a perfect one man shop.
By day, I work in a large corporate insurance company (which isn't as boring as you would think) in the Information Technology division as a Usability Consultant.
My dream is to retire early and build furniture to supplement my income. Yeah, I know it's quaint and predictable, but it's now my passion.
Oh yeah, my other passion... photography. I have a great deal of equiptment and knowledge that allows me to really make sure the pictures I take of my pieces are perfect.
I extend the offer to any LJ out there, that if you're in my neighborhood, stop by the shop and we can get some pictures that will be perfect keepsakes and portfolio pieces.
-- -- JR
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|commented on||Cutting Boards - 14 for Christmas||03-17-2008 03:24 AM|
|commented on||Arts & Crafts Bed Frame||01-06-2008 09:41 PM|
|added blog entry||New Dewalt Flush Trim Router today||01-05-2008 07:59 AM|
|added project||Cutting Boards - 14 for Christmas||01-05-2008 07:45 AM|
|commented on||Mission Style side table||01-04-2008 05:38 AM|
|commented on||Thorsen Sketchup Textures - Eureka!||01-04-2008 05:28 AM|
|added project||Mission Style Chair||01-04-2008 04:27 AM|
|commented on||Mission Style coffee table||01-04-2008 04:16 AM|
|commented on||Mission Style side table||01-04-2008 04:09 AM|
|replied on||Need repository for Drawings sketchup ..etc..||01-03-2008 08:30 PM|
|added blog entry||Add your Sketchup drawings to the LumberJock Project Repository Collection||01-03-2008 08:09 PM|
|commented on||Mission Style coffee table||01-03-2008 06:45 AM|
|commented on||Mission Style side table||01-03-2008 06:39 AM|
|replied on||Need repository for Drawings sketchup ..etc..||01-03-2008 06:36 AM|
|added project||Mission Style side table||01-03-2008 05:05 AM|
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I created a LumberJocks Project Repository Google’s 3D Warehouse for Sketchup drawings. It is intended to by used by anyone to share thier measured drawings. The URL is: http://sketchup.google.com/3dwarehouse/cldetails?mid=e4bcd868f18e...