My first big mistake happened earlier this week when I set up the TS sled to cut my panels to size.One of these things is not like the other… 3/4” short to be precise… and of course it was the panel with the nicest wood figure. ...
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General purpose gear head, CAD jockey, CNC tool junky & DIY glutton for punishment...
I was bit with the woodworking bug when my dad custom made built-in desks, bookshelves, cabs and mantle in our family home.
After a decade in the navy, I punched out and built a timber frame house in Maine. And after 15 years, three kids, a large addition and a few out buildings, I'm calling the place done.
Currently work as an industrial packaging engineer and I'm setting up a man cave in the basement to make shaker and A&C style furniture.
Jer. 29:11 :^)
-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!
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I make no claim to be a “real” galoot with the card scraper, but this process to renew the burr has worked for me. After a lot of use, the burr will get mangled and need to be created afresh. I start by setting up the scraper in a ...
I finished the 5 panel glue ups and put the clamping cauls and clamps away, and cleared the bench for the next step, cleaning up the panels. I wiped off as much of the glue that squeezed out off right away with wet paper towels, so the tops wer...
Got a couple hours in the shop tonight. Sorting boards to match grain, color and shade, and then put together the first of several panel glue ups. It’s been >1 year since I joined and planed these, so I gave each board a quick rip on the...
I’ve finally wrapped up my last interfering project and have cleared the decks for action to get back into this project… My intention is to work it until completion… Broke out the raised panel set and reviewed my plans̷...