The boy (10 years) and I descended into the shop last night to begin work on his pinewood derby car. With really close supervision I let him cut a straight part of the car on the band saw. But I was really happy that he got excited about using...
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I started dabbling in woodworking about 2001. Having small kids I've really struggled finding the time I'd like to work on improving my skills and on projects. (Secretly, I'm hoping a little friendly peer pressure from LJ will help me get into the shop more.) I really like using hand tools, and try to work them into my work where it makes sense. Professionally I work on computers.
I've taken a hand-full of woodworking classes, most recently a really awesome one-week class at Inside Passage School of Fine Woodworking. I've gotten involved locally by volunteering to be the librarian for the Minnesota Woodworker's Guild.
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|commented on||JET 6-inch riser kit for 14 inch bandsaw||07-07-2010 04:43 PM|
|commented on||Lie-Nielsen Shoulder Plane||05-20-2010 04:44 PM|
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Hi LJ’s. In case you don’t already have it, Issue #2 (Fall 2004) of Woodworking Magazine is available free as a pdf download. Click on the “Download a free issue” link at the Woodworking Magazine homepage . I have no...
Those of you who read the most excellent Popular Woodworking Blogsaw Christopher Schwarz’s post yesterday alerting us to the announcement that toolmaker Auriou is closing due to labor troubles. I’ve been doing more shaping lately, b...
Today is Blog Action Day!. The theme is the environment – something that’s very important to me. So I will toss out a question I’ve been meaning to ask LJ’s since I joined. What do people here think about using exotic ...