|Forum topic by AngieO||posted 73 days ago||815 views||0 times favorited||24 replies|
73 days ago
Hey Fellow LJers! Hope you all have had a wonderful Christmas. I’ve been off here for a while. Well… just lurking in the shadows. Why??? Well… been too stinkin busy in the shop to come in and play on the computer. That’s a good thing… right? LOL!
Anyhow… I had several orders for items for Christmas and it was ALOT of work. Man… making multiples of 6 of one item… makes you look forward to something new. Had a lady order doll furniture for her 6 granddaughters. Six tables and set of two chairs for each. Plus three of them got doll bed and another family ordered a doll bed as well. That was just the stuff I just finished up. Ready to be making something other than doll furniture. Had lots of orders for other pieces as well.
So… it’s time to get ready for the new year. Today I did get a last minute order for a small table for a Christmas gift. They would like it for Sunday. LOL…. I’m gonna do my best. :) Had several different ideas that I was going to do. But in the end.. this is what I came up with. I drew it up in SketchUp.
Here is the drawer. Chose not to do any fancy joinery on the drawer. I just simply don’t have the time.
Getting better at using sketchup But I know I need to learn more. It is fun to use though.
Once I get this done I have a couple other things to make for others and then it’s on to making some things I have on my list for the shop.
I did get a nice new toy for Christmas…. The Kreg K5 and a new face clamp. One of the new ones. I’ve been borrowing someone elses so now I have my own. YEAH!!! Also got a bucket shop vac (what else do you call it? It’s a shop vac motor that you put on a bucket… LOL) and some adapters for that.
Did you guys get any awesome toys for Christmas? My brother cleaned up this year. He has never been into woodworking and he got inspired by some things I made. For his anniversary (Dec 20th???) he got a new 12” compound sliding miter saw and a router & router table. Both Craftsman. And for Christmas he got a nice 30 pc router bit set and a 10” Craftsman table saw. Plus he got a $50 gift card to Lowes. He CLEANED UP!!! LOL. I told him… Router bits are not something to play with… I will seriously need to check those out for him before he uses them.. :) LOL. I don’t think he bought it… but I’m gonna keep trying anyways. LOL Glad he lives right around the corner.
Anyhow… off to the shop tonight. Gonna try to get some pics of this build. I borrowed a friends biscuit jointer for the doll tables… LOVED IT! Gonna use it for the table top on this project tonight. Hope it comes out good :)
Again… Hope you all had a Merry Christmas and that you will have a wonderful New Year! Looking forward to getting back on here. I miss you guys :)