Just to revisit – project over the holidays was to turn this Wall of Horror into a new useful shop area – and here is the 98% done result! Over the holidays I installed the drawers, the drawer fronts and the knobs. Today ...
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Location: Cedar Park (Austin suburb) Texas
A six + year woodworker working from a garage shop and trying unsuccessfully to convince my S.O. that a house with a workshop would be cool.
I like building small tables but think turning bowls would be really awesome. I hope to get a lathe next year if the economy doesn't evaporate my job.
I have a dream that when I retire in 10 to 12 years that I can supplement my income by building and selling artful tables, boxes, and turned objects.
I stumbled on to LumberJocks while looking for tips. Seems like a cool place to hang out!
Cedar Park, Texas
-- Anybody can become a woodworker, but only a Craftsmen can hide his mistakes!
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Saturday my brother came by and we shimmed and installed the cabinets. Then he helped me slice ‘n’ dice my soft maple boards for the counter top. It helps to have a 2nd hand when dealing with 10’ long 6/4 lumber. I had the lumber...
Rolled on Killz primer followed by “china cup” white which gave me a shiny white wall to work with. Whilst the paint was drying I installed all the full extension drawer rails (10 ea @ >$12 each – it ain’t cheap to refurbis...
Months & months ago I set my sight on improving this mess: to this sketch-up vision: (Observing the back wall for cabinets etc) As a result of the economy, I was given a boatload of unpaid vacation days for the company to cut cos...