When I started this class I knew right away I would have to do a lot of work at home to keep up. Not having a bunch of essential tools slowed me down, but I’m finally getting some work done between classes. I swear there’s a uku...
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Location: Union Square, Somerville, Massachusetts, USA
Just getting started in woodworking by way of pursuing a passion for lutherie that I hope to one day make a career. I have always been a tinkerer/maker-type, but most of my projects have been about the easiest/quickest/cheapest what to kludge something together. Starting to learn to take my time and enjoy the beauty of wood and the craft.
Other interests include:
craft cocktails, beer and coffee
sci-fi and other geekery
my city of Somerville (the 'ville) and all our awesome artsy,geeky, crafty people
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|added blog entry||Ukulele No. 1 #2: some progress at home||03-23-2013 01:03 AM|
|added blog entry||Ukulele No. 1 #1: gluing up the back||03-16-2013 04:39 AM|
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I had this moment where it clicked – out of all the stupid hobbies and interests I’ve spread my attention so thin across, the one that really drives me and could be a career is definitely lutherie. I’ve always been into upgrading...
My current bench is an eight-foot long plywood and 2×4 monstrosity that takes up a huge chunk of space in my teeny attic workshop. It’s too high to get good angles when using hand tools. And it’s all wibbly-wobbly. Time for...