For anyone who might be interested to help, my wife said she needs a bookcase to go with this. So, I’m open for ideas on basic design. Since the desk is so simple in basic design, I was thinking I’d do something just as basic. We de...
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Location: Broken Arrow, OK
I started in IT in 1993. I am passionate about photography and woodworking. I hope to spend my retirement years continuing to work in things I love to do.
I don't expect to get rich. But I do expect to enjoy life.
I'm married, have 2 great kids, and a shop full of tools that I got lucky to obtain. Someday, I'll make full use of them!
-- There are many tempting parking places on the road to success
Latest Activity | view all »
|commented on||"Milan" Bandsaw Box||06-30-2013 08:50 PM|
|commented on||G & G inspired entertainment center||07-25-2012 07:38 PM|
|commented on||Pin Chest||06-24-2012 03:59 PM|
|commented on||Simple Writing Desk #5: And now I need ideas!||05-20-2012 06:22 PM|
|added blog entry||Simple Writing Desk #5: And now I need ideas!||05-16-2012 11:15 PM|
|commented on||Sycamore Table / Desk||05-11-2012 05:56 PM|
|added project||Sycamore Table / Desk||05-11-2012 04:06 PM|
|added blog entry||Simple Writing Desk #4: On to the finish line||05-11-2012 01:54 PM|
|added blog entry||Simple Writing Desk #3: Assembled, ready for finish||05-04-2012 01:42 PM|
|commented on||under stair storage||04-24-2012 01:55 AM|
|commented on||Christmas gifts; a rockin dino and a step stool.||04-23-2012 12:10 PM|
|commented on||Some more bracelets made from some interesting wood.||04-23-2012 12:08 PM|
|commented on||My 5 projects #1: An introduction to the whole thing.||04-23-2012 12:05 PM|
|added blog entry||Simple Writing Desk #2: Inlay - more of the same||04-22-2012 06:36 PM|
|commented on||Angle checker||04-18-2012 11:24 PM|
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I got started a bit late in the day, but did get one coat of the High Performance finish on. I used a Rockler HVLP to apply the water based acrylic/urethane blend. The goal in my wife’s final choice was to keep the look of the wood as...
The base has been assembled now for about a week. But what’s taken time has been new discussion on the finish. After long planning to do an Arm-R-Seal or similar, my wife decided she wanted to keep the wood as light as possible. S...
The bow tie layout for the outside of the apron is done. I also laid out for dovetail keys in the corner of the table top and cut the ebony to be used for the inlay. I used a router with a 1/8” bit to hog out the bulk. The lighting in...
I started out with a bunch of sycamore. It’s been sitting in my garage now for a year. I finally started to make use of it. A sample with one end shellac, one end Arm-R-Seal My wife is in need of a desk, but we wanted something...