Well…I was not going to post this…but since it has been so long…maybe it was time to share the good news…after a few tough years we bought a new house.. and.. there is lots of building room! My shop ...
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Brand new at this...loved Woodshop in middle school. My 4 year old eats dinner on a little bench I made from the 8th grade. Now I am 37 and suddenly wanting to learn again. Have made a couple projects including a wood box with a cool wood carrying top to bring wood inside...a couple saw horses, a guitar stand and newest is a fence-gate that fit perfectly the first time yesterday.
I bought a Shopsmith 5 and 1 woodworking tool last May with the advice and help of many LJ's and now 6 months later--still super pleased...
Woodworking goal: learn and have fun...grow as woodworker...work through and problem solve...
Will try to take some woodworking classes in the next year...but time is always the dilemna!
-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007
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|commented on||Turned Kitchen Scoops||02-11-2017 04:20 PM|
|commented on||Bench Top Tool Chest||02-11-2017 04:16 PM|
|commented on||Retirement Gifts||02-11-2017 04:13 PM|
|commented on||I Built Sixteen Houses in a Month!||02-11-2017 04:10 PM|
|commented on||Product Placement Rant||02-11-2017 04:05 PM|
|commented on||Toy Dump Truck||02-11-2017 04:00 PM|
|commented on||I've Got Swallows in my Rafters||02-11-2017 03:57 PM|
|commented on||Another Table For My Sister's Pastor||02-11-2017 03:49 PM|
|commented on||Drop-Leaf Cherry Table||02-11-2017 03:42 PM|
|commented on||Mahogany bowl from 1BF of wood.||11-09-2016 03:18 AM|
|commented on||Chip and Cheese Serving Platter||11-09-2016 03:13 AM|
|added project||glow in the dark name plate||10-10-2016 03:00 AM|
|commented on||Morris chair||10-05-2016 05:19 AM|
|added project||Key Rack||09-28-2016 02:36 AM|
|commented on||Keepsake Box||09-24-2016 04:45 PM|
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Well…vacation has its perks when it comes to the stressed out teacher…this past week I really got moving again (FINALLY) after a super tough couple of years…it felt like we were finally home for the first time in two years even t...
Hey…3 day weekends. Finally a chance to play. below are unglued parts…commemrs on strength before I glue them down. on bottom is 3/4 ply base. Then the step which has a 1/4 base with 3 more 1/4 with hole. Then 2 1/2 ” mast ...
Well its hard to believe that it has been nearly a year since my last update—-and this second little boat which was supposed to be a quick build so I could get on the water will nearly be 2 years into the build…embarrassing! However...