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Blog entry by teenagewoodworker posted 07-02-2009 12:48 AM 1697 reads 1 time favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hey Everyone, ive gone through quite a few changes in the past few months. ive gotten a new camera as well as a new shop setup and now im gonna start up the Teen Age Woodworker podcast again so i can show you guys how i do things. So the new blog is on Wordpress and my first video is a nice little shop tour. in the next few weeks im hoping to jump right into the bow front desk that i have planned, and i will document most of it. So here's the link to the video and i hope that you guys like it!!

http://teenagewoodworker.wordpress.com/



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Craftsman on the lake

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#1 posted 07-02-2009 01:16 AM

Hey teen, nice site and good video tour. I was a teacher for 30 years. It’s nice to see a young person who can articulate and get across what they want to say without a million, ahhh’s and yaknows. Keep this up and you’ll soon be in the bigger leagues like the wood whisperer and eagle lake.

-- The smell of wood, coffee in the cup, the wife let's me do my thing, the lake is peaceful.

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Beginningwoodworker

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#2 posted 07-02-2009 01:23 AM

Hey Teen, thats a cool looking tools. But I am mad you have a bandsaw and I dont :)

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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teenagewoodworker

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#3 posted 07-02-2009 01:26 AM

Thanks Craftsman on the lake. i know what you mean about kids not being able to convey information. luckily i go to Boston Latin School so theres not as much of that. Many of the teachers really stress it to and will not accept papers or even they will not respond to you unless its an emergency if youre not speaking somewhat properly.. lol

keep a look out on craigslist CJ… who knows maybe you could find an even better bandsaw than the one that i have ;)

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lew

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#4 posted 07-02-2009 01:37 AM

Denis,

Thanks for the tour! Looks like the shop is really coming along!! I really like the shelving for the lumber.

Lew

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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teenagewoodworker

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#5 posted 07-02-2009 01:38 AM

thanks lew. those pieces that are too big to fit in a drawer but too small to put with my larger boards really were a nuisance. its a nice way to store them.

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#6 posted 07-02-2009 01:40 AM

sounds like you really know your stuff. i look forward to seeing new episodes

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patron

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#7 posted 07-02-2009 02:07 AM

well done !
good video ,
just a thought ,
get together with your camera man and practice your vid . routine .
there was lots of movement and not co-ordination
with you talking and him watching you do it .
it’s theater , keep it focused .
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i am very impresed with the two of you ,
overall a B for 1st time .
and i look forward to more !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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James

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#8 posted 07-02-2009 02:23 AM

i think its so cool that you are into woodworking at such a young age. you have some great tools to start out with also, i wish you all the luck in your woodwoorking career.

also think its great how you use that basement. its tight and cramped, but you dont seem to mind a bit, shows youre a humble guy as well. keep up the great work

-- James, Bluffton, IN

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dustbunny

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#9 posted 07-02-2009 03:48 AM

Great video! I think you’ve done a super job fitting all those tools in a small space….and it is tidy and organized !!
Looking forward to your series on the bow front desk.

Lisa

-- Imagination rules the world. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte ~ http://quiltedwood.com

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#10 posted 07-02-2009 04:18 AM

I wanted to be the first to post but got distracted with America’s Got Talent. It’s still on. I wanted to say I’m completely addicted to browsing woodworking videos, i.e. wood whisperer, t-chisel, john nixon mr. eagleamerica, charles o’neil, a guy in australia touting triton tools, the big chipperoo, whoever is holding a shakey camera on a working tablesaw or jointer. being a grouchy old man, i’m not a big fan of prepubescent anything. but of course being n addict, i couldn’t help myself and i watched your first video a few months ago. what i saw was a hint of dedication, passon, technique, guts, and intelligence. i’ve watched you progress through only just a few videos and a few tools to a nice setup built over time. straight forward, no non-sense, good technique, and hey there is always a different way to do it, but you try to perfect and promote your way. who can argue with that. i’m now convinced you do have passon and dedication, and really good technique. you truely enjoy woodworking. you get excited about showing us your stuff, in your on subdued way. keep up the good work. i like you kid, not that it will change your life. you could change a part or two of mine. i’ll keep watching, and learning.

-- God is great, wood is good. Let us thank Him for wood......and old hand tools.

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#11 posted 07-02-2009 04:31 AM

thanks for the shop tour. Those of us who have small shops are always looking for a trick here and there for more space and I appreciated you showing what you’ve done. Thanks for posting.

-- Gary

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#12 posted 07-02-2009 05:06 AM

well done I enjoyer the tour also.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#13 posted 07-02-2009 04:39 PM

Big D, you done good my man….keep it up

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#14 posted 07-03-2009 06:00 PM

Keep it up, great job thus far.

-- SAEPE EXPERTUS, SEMPER FIDELIS, FRATRES AETERNI - "Often Tested, Always Faithful, Brothers Forever"

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#15 posted 07-04-2009 07:02 AM

nice new setup! I actually like the “guerilla” type video – you might be able to harness that to your own advantage and break free from the “standard” production look videos, and come to it from a different angle.

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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