I haven’t done one of these in a while. The build was a bit excruciating. Took 6 days, about 10-12 hrs. per day. Started on the Thurs. before Thanksgiving. That was an easy day. I just ran around getting all of the materials together and did...
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Location: Hillside, IL
I spent 20 years bouncing around in the field doing many types of very different work. Everything from building homes to running electrical, from remodeling kitchens and bathrooms to installing solar panels (electric and hot water.) I've enjoyed all of it, but now have zeroed in on my favorite type of work. Custom wood working, basement bars, Heirloom jewelry boxes and other such chachkies. Here's hoping.
-- Tom - As you get older, you learn to hide your mistakes better
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|commented on||Writing Slope !||12-08-2011 01:03 AM|
|commented on||Custom Router Table||12-07-2011 06:00 AM|
|commented on||Warming Cabinet||12-07-2011 04:41 AM|
|added project||Warming Cabinet||12-05-2011 11:24 PM|
|added project||Paint Grade Entertainment Center||12-05-2011 11:03 PM|
|commented on||Built in E-center, Yala #3: It is finished!||12-04-2011 02:11 PM|
|added blog entry||Built in E-center, Yala #3: It is finished!||12-03-2011 03:13 PM|
|added blog entry||Built in E-center, Yala #2: The Skeleton||11-21-2011 01:47 PM|
|replied on||Just another tree in need of ID||11-14-2011 05:41 AM|
|added blog entry||Built in E-center, Yala #1: Just got a built in entertainment center||11-12-2011 03:01 PM|
|replied on||Just another tree in need of ID||11-05-2011 07:23 PM|
|replied on||Just another tree in need of ID||11-04-2011 04:56 AM|
|replied on||Just another tree in need of ID||11-01-2011 03:43 PM|
|replied on||Just another tree in need of ID||10-29-2011 02:03 PM|
|replied on||Just another tree in need of ID||10-28-2011 12:44 PM|
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I’ve been at it since Thursday, gathering materials and and being a “wild wood whacker.” This was what it looked like at the end of Friday;From Yala, Hakim and Michelle Since then I’ve been curring shelves, drawer parts, co...
Here is the drawing I submitted. Just a preliminary drawing, but we will nail down some more details this coming week and will start building the following week. From Yala, Hakim and Michelle
In the last “Table Saw Adventure” entry, I mentioned a major wobble in the arbor. While my original thinking had me polishing brass screws, that did not turn out to be the solution. I assumed these little guys;From Table Saw Adventure ...
After a weekend of cleaning up the shop, I decided to start with the rest of the arrangement. The workbench and table saw tune up. The workbench will be another “work in progress” project and, if I’m lucky, will have an overhead ...