This pile of lumber was given to my good friend after painting a house. They apparently are the cutoffs from a deck build some years earlier and sat piled under the deck. He in turn gifted them to me. 38 boards of 4/4×3-1/2×50̶...
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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 cleaned up my solid model and created a 5 page set of shop drawings….
I found a stub of UHMW PE plastic and threw it on my little bench top mill to fabricate a sliding hinge block for a flip stop. Nothing fancy, I designed it on the fly…. I call UHMW the poor mans Teflon, as it slides like Teflon and m...
Daughter #2 has “approved” the design of her hope chest. Here’s my rendered solid model…. I started from the same NYWS that I used for her sisters, but with the following skill builder changes: 1. outside edges w...
Because my saws fence overhangs by quite a bit and I didn’t want to cut the T-track, so I matched the height of the saw fence and added a little clearance for the swing of the wing when lowered and ran the fence over top of the saw fence. ...