The auction was tonight. We all had a great time. The box was part of the live auction – near the end of the evening. After some spirited bidding, the box raised $275 for the youth. Here is a link to the project posting. Thanks to a...
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Location: Vancouver, WA
I have been woodworking for 30+ years. I hope to post more of my work in the coming months. Enjoy trying new concepts and design styles.
Grew up on a farm in Iowa (between Renwick and Hardy). Engineering education at Iowa State in Ames (BSME). Masters at Stanford.
Employed with Hewlett Packard since 1982 in Vancouver, Wa.
-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive
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The last 5 days included a day and a half for a family commitment and one evening to just rest, but the end is in sight! After 2 coats of sanding sealer, I buffed the surface with 800 grit and started to apply the top coat. I am using a water b...
Well, I thought this would only take one evening, but it was more like 3 evenings and a morning! The hinges arrived from Lee Valley on Monday on time. From past experience, I knew the #4 screws are a little small in diameter and were goi...
Time to cover Friday evening’s and today’s work. The next step was to notch in the ends of the strips to fit in the upper tray frame. Things went okay for the most part. Except for one piece… The top strip was my first ...
Last night started with working on the top tray. I cut the strips to length, mitered them and cut a rabbet for the floor. This is a really close shot – the rabbet is only 1/8” tall. I then cut the floor to fit and glued up the c...