I recently had the chance to interview an established woodworker about his life in woodworking. Tim McCready stopped by my other woodworking blog, A Woodworking Odyssey, to comment on using pinch dogs, and somehow that grew into something much mor...
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My interest in woodworking started when I decided to make birthday and Christmas presents for my wife. Not knowing any better, I set out to build an Inkle Loom and combination beater/shuttle. It turned out great and I've been enjoying woodworking ever since.
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The recent Sketchup Challenge at LumberJocks inspired me to abandon Visio as a drawing tool and learn Sketchup. Sketchup will clearly save hours of drawing time, but learning the tool is taking some time. To develop my skills, I started drawing so...
When last we met, the level of clutter in my basement shop area had hindered my desire to be there. But a recent disaster quickly disposed of the clutter. My shop space is cleaner and more comfortable than it ever was, and the clutter is GONE! ...
Cleaning is a little like dieting: you get great progress at the beginning and the result is easy to see. I’ve been very consistent about the workshop cleanup over the last three weeks: Tuesday nights are strictly reserved for dealing with t...
I’ll admit that things had become so bad in the shop I couldn’t bear to face it, but two nights into the project and I’m already feeling better. The workbench is cleared and ready for use! Next week I clear the second bench and w...