Is it just me or do the years get shorter as we get older? It,s been a unusual year to say the least. I started the year with food poisoning and pnumonia with barely a cup of rice to feed myself and no work and i,ve ended the year with good health...
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Location: Manila Philipines
My name is Daryl Lister, im 39 and have been living here in the Philippines for the last four and a bit years. Originaly from New Zealand I spent 11 years in Queensland Australia when the company I worked for made the move here. That furniture company eventually went bust and I was left here high and dry but decided I liked the place to much to give up on it so I tried to start my own company and after two years of hunger and struggle it,s finally happened. Outside of woodworking my other big passion is my faith, my family and anything on two wheels.
-- if the hand is not working it is not a pure hand
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Cut myself twice today, once when my tenon saw jumped out of the kerf and again with a slip of a chisel. nothing serious, just a couple drops of the red stuff, but i felt real happiness. Why? BECAUSE IT MEANS IM WORKING AGAIN!!!!!!!!!! now where d...
FINALLY!!! after almost 2 years of struggle in the Philippines it has actually happened. The light at the end of the tunnel is not an oncoming train! I found a backer for my business plan and I now have a small furniture company of my own! Thats i...
I wasn,t planning to write about this project, but as it,s my first experience with Philippine Narra wood and I just gotta tell you it,s amazing stuff. The colour is like fresh beef, the smell is sweet and the dust, even from a hand saw, gets into...
So you made the move to the Philippines and you want to furnish your house with some nice examples of locally made furniture, how much is it going to set you back. If your in Manila expect to pay more than you would in other urban centers like Ceb...