I got a free mulberry log from a friend a work. It didn’t look so beautiful, several limbs and a large split on the big end. I let it sit in the yard 4 months. Today I took it to a guy in a town nearby and had it cut. The cost to...
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Location: southeast Michigan
I am somewhat of a gearhead but lately have converted to hobby woodworker. My day job involves creating service information for new cars so I like woodworking as I find it helps me forget about work. Mostly self taught accept for some high school shop classes back in the day and lots of reading. I got started this after looking for good furniture at a reasonable price and came up short. Sick and tired of pressboard I started with a small table saw and now have many more tools, mostly purchased as I find a deal. I think I like looking for lumber deals at auctions as much as building stuff.
FAMILY - Happily married with 2 daughters, 5 and 2. I am very fortunate to have a wife that allows me to spend a lot of my spare time in "the barn".
ABOUT MY HABIT - I probably make more sawdust than anything else but hate to waste anything so the scrap pile gets bigger and bigger. I prefer practicaliity and simplicity over elegance but do try my best to make the best project I can. I like to borrow ideas from magazines and books but often modify at least something to make it my own. I have been very fortunate to have a separate space for woodworking but it still needs lots of work to be complete. I have tried a bit of everything as long as the lines are mostly straight.
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|commented on||His and Hers Built-in Dressers||11-27-2014 12:59 PM|
|commented on||Coffee table||11-03-2014 02:48 AM|
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|added project||pine dry sink||04-10-2014 11:34 PM|
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|added project||small shelves||01-19-2014 01:45 AM|
|added project||hamper||11-27-2013 01:48 AM|
|commented on||Hutch||09-04-2013 12:19 AM|
|added project||walnut/sycamore dresser||09-03-2013 12:02 AM|
|added project||display cabinet||10-12-2012 12:14 AM|
|added project||Ring Box||08-22-2012 01:18 AM|
|replied on||A comment on the old Craftsman (Belsaw) thickness planers||07-14-2012 12:57 AM|