I am greatfull to Steve (spalm) for sharing his building techniques for this board. He blogged about this board here: http://lumberjocks.com/SPalm/blog/23574 His project is here: http://lumberjocks.com/projects/49529#comment-993768 For ...
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Location: Castro Valley, California
I started woodworking as a hobby in the early 2009.
When I bought my house 5 years ago I decided to take a woodworking class and learn. I have been fortunate the local adult school offers woodworking classes. I am most fortunate the classes are taught by one of the best teacher I have ever known. He has 30 years of experience as a machinist and as a woodworker; most of all he is a quick thinker. And he does insist on precision.
We make fantastic projects. I have not posted class projects here on LJ.
I still attend class from time to time. There is always something to learn and people there are great.
I do experiment a lot at home; 6 days a week belong to the family and work. One day on the weekend is mine for woodworking. For every project I finish there are at least half a dozen that ends up in the recycle bin.
-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA
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I wanted to decorate a blanket chest and I was deciding between inlays and woodburning.I decided for woodburning for 2 reasons: -I wanted to try it.-I could sand it off I messed it up. I Watched few yutube videos And read a bit to get famili...
The octagonal table project is making some progress! I have now successfully routed the leg(not totally satisfied). I was encountering some problems during the pattern routing of the legs as I described in my last 2 blogs: http://lumberjocks.c...
I made some progress on routing the legs for my octagonal table that I blogged about last time. Some of you remember that the oak was “grabing” on the router bit and the leg would shatter.http://lumberjocks.com/lanwater/blog/18200 F...
Few months ago I built an octagonal table (not my design) and did not assemble it because I was not satisfied with the legs. I also had problems with the finish. Problem #1: The finish The Wood used is white oak and because it’s so p...