What happens when you try to make a pen and the top half explodes on the lathe, so you try to make another pen and bottom half breaks when you are “trimming the barrel”...This:
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Location: Loudon, NH
Woodworking for me started as the "unskilled" help in home improvement projects done with family and friends. We would get together 2 or 3 times a year (6 to 8 of us) and do something to somebody's house.
Slowly I gained some general carpentry skills, and also got some inspiration from watching one of my brothers who is pretty talented in the wood working area.
Now I have a shop of my own (dedicated building) and am starting to produce pieces (some of which are of my own design). 2010 looks to be a break out year, hopefully taking my skills "to the next level".
-- Kerry Drake, Loudon NH, http://thenickedfinger.wordpress.com/
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|commented on||Now I really do have 10 Inches...||02-17-2015 02:51 PM|
|commented on||My first pen:||02-01-2015 05:30 PM|
|added blog entry||My first pen:||01-28-2015 03:00 PM|
|commented on||Now I really do have 10 Inches...||09-08-2014 11:03 AM|
|commented on||Wood lathe's. #1: What wood lathe is the best bang for your buck?||05-02-2014 02:32 PM|
|added project||Indoor Planter via WWGOA||03-24-2014 04:20 PM|
|commented on||Miter Saw Station #1: Project start||03-19-2014 12:01 PM|
|commented on||Hey, the floor IS made of wood....||02-10-2014 12:14 PM|
|added project||Hey, the floor IS made of wood....||02-09-2014 10:52 PM|
|posted review||I like I-Box||01-03-2014 06:46 PM|
|added project||Side table inspired by a picture.||12-30-2013 08:34 PM|
|commented on||KREG 2 x 4 Workbench / Outfeed Table||09-12-2013 05:48 PM|
|added project||KREG 2 x 4 Workbench / Outfeed Table||09-12-2013 01:34 PM|
|added project||Snowman Bandsaw Box||09-10-2013 05:17 PM|
|commented on||Curved Corner Serving Tray||09-08-2013 10:05 PM|
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The snow man is finally done. He measures nearly 16” tall and 8 1/2” wide at his widest.
Here is the finished product. If you look carefully you will see a small slot on the side of the front frame where we can slide different placards in and out depending on who is using the podium. If I was going to do another one, I would m...
Thanks to the sharp eyes and friendly advice of my fellow LJ’ers I have updated the cutting diagram for the podium to make better use of the grain direction. I have also added another piece to the diagram, I figure I will double up the bott...