Just wanted to congratulate Jordan for being featured in the current Highlander e-magazine. That beautiful war shirt certainly displays some of his spectacular talent. For those who do not get the Highlander emails – here is a link to the...
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I am a busy contractor (luck in this economy) - now doing commercial and municipal mechanical work, but in the past (and another company) I have done a tremendous amount of spec homes and remodeling. I've done framing (many years), concrete forms, pouring and finishing, roofing, tileing, rough carpentry - basically you name it in the construction field
My hobby has always been finish woodworking - I've loved this since I watched my grandfather make Killarney Oak style furniture in his own shop (he did most by hand - he only had a couple power tools that I remember).
Tools are another of my "many obsessions"....Isn't it a great feeling to have the proper tool to do the job you need to do?
I joined LJ after reading some of the reviews and posts. It is one of the greatest benefits of the internet to have such a reference and source for tips and techniques close at hand - I remember when we had to go to the library to find a little bit of info.
-- Woodworking.....My small slice of heaven!
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This weekend I was able spent some time discussing wood types and benefits with an Arboriculturist and tree biology expert . It was most enlightening. We discussed fibre content, strength and growth characteristics. We discussed color and grain...
Well, here is my progress to date. I am on hold since my handpiece took a dive off the holder and ate a shop rag….needless to say…shop rag – 1 – Flex shaft – 0. That was the last spare one I had as I had used the ot...
This afternoon marks my one year anniversary of joining LJ’s. Even though I had read the blogs and such for several months prior to that, I did not decide to join until this date one year ago. Taking a moment to reflect on the prior year...
I was just watching this great video tour of Sausage Maker Aidell’s home that is build using mostly Greene and Greene styles. For those of you, myself included, that find this style appealing, there are some beautiful examples and inspirati...