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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||Been a while...||08-16-2015 10:43 PM|
|commented on||Donations box for one of St. Joachim's ministries.||07-07-2015 03:48 PM|
|commented on||Just another little box||07-04-2015 02:33 AM|
|commented on||Fort Bunk Bed||06-20-2015 04:23 AM|
|commented on||Cowboy's Locker w/Hidden Bed||06-20-2015 04:21 AM|
|commented on||Goofing Around||06-14-2015 01:59 AM|
|commented on||Make one... make 20||06-14-2015 01:58 AM|
|commented on||Make 2... make 40||06-14-2015 01:52 AM|
|commented on||Making boxes. #1: From slab to box...||06-14-2015 01:39 AM|
|commented on||Prototype King Murphy bed||06-13-2015 06:46 PM|
|commented on||2x4 3 Clawed Dragon Stool||06-13-2015 06:44 PM|
|commented on||Another wheelbarrow.||06-13-2015 06:33 PM|
|commented on||Mesquite table inlaid with Turquoise||06-13-2015 06:31 PM|
|commented on||Wine at a picnic, anyone.||06-13-2015 06:23 PM|
|commented on||A Bridge to Nowhere||06-13-2015 06:18 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...
Dear Friends… I am sorry that I have not updated you…its been a tough year and I hope to get moving again. I wanted to let all of you know “where” I have been since my last update—which as of today was 298 days ag...