LumberJocks

tyka

  • Advertise with us
View tyka's:homeworkshopprojects (9)blog (3)reviews (0)forum topics (2)buddies (2)favorites (83)activity logWatch

141 posts in 1351 days

Location: Ontario
Website:

My experience with woodworking is mainly with house renovations and building a new house in retirement years. I seem to do fairly well building kitchen and bathroom cabinets, laying ceramic tiles /stone, plumbing, drywall, and electrical work, etc.. But I have to admit I struggled for many years to get to furniture making. I’m self-taught and use magazines and the Internet to learn techniques and solve most woodworking problems. I’m a power tool woodworker; have yet to learn how to use a wood plane.

My 300 sq. ft. shop is in the basement of our new house. I have basic tools such as a Delta Contractor’s Saw, a small band saw, drill press, work bench, spray paint equipment and a load of portable power tools. I hope to buy a planer and a jointer in the future. I recently installed a dust collection system after my shop vac bit the dust.

I’m presently building consoles for each side of the fireplace. I will post pics of my projects and small shop soon.

-- Paul, Plantagenet, Ontario

Latest Activity | view all »

commented on flower planter boxes 07-11-2014 10:53 AM
commented on Projects #3: Flip Top Cart "Over Built Edition" 06-07-2013 12:41 PM
commented on Spiral stairs 04-28-2013 02:23 AM
commented on mbmattvt's Profile 03-25-2013 12:00 PM
commented on Combo Drum Sander 03-18-2013 01:40 PM
commented on Toninho's Profile 02-10-2013 10:58 PM
commented on Combo Drum Sander #3: Surface Sander, cabinet, specs, cost, observations 11-03-2012 02:02 PM
commented on Backyard Deck 07-29-2012 03:20 PM
commented on Combo Drum Sander #2: Thickness reducing sander 02-23-2012 10:24 PM
commented on Combo Drum Sander #3: Surface Sander, cabinet, specs, cost, observations 12-26-2011 01:47 AM
commented on Failed Attempt to build Andy's Art Box 09-15-2011 02:48 AM
commented on Round Dining Table 09-15-2011 02:23 AM
commented on English Walnut burl coffee table 09-05-2011 09:39 PM
commented on Music Box Andys Art box Style 08-18-2011 06:32 PM
added project A Big Crosscut Sled for a small shop 08-18-2011 06:18 PM

Latest Projects | view all 9 »

Latest Blog Entries | view all 3 »


Grab widget

8 comments so far

View SnowyRiver's profile

SnowyRiver

51450 posts in 2138 days


#1 posted 01-11-2011 12:45 AM

Welcome aboard. Nice that you could join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

View Max's profile

Max

55962 posts in 2931 days


#2 posted 01-11-2011 12:47 AM

Glad to see that you have made LumberJocks a part of your Woodworking experience… Welcome

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

View gjd's profile

gjd

18326 posts in 2310 days


#3 posted 01-11-2011 02:31 AM

Welcome to Lumber Jocks! I look forward to seeing your projects and posts.

Please enjoy your membership

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

View tyka's profile

tyka

141 posts in 1351 days


#4 posted 01-11-2011 03:20 AM

Thanks Wayne, Max and Gary for making me feel welcome. I’m new at this and hope you get my message this way. Paul

-- Paul, Plantagenet, Ontario

View ND2ELK's profile

ND2ELK

13495 posts in 2432 days


#5 posted 01-11-2011 05:38 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks. The projects are an inspiration, the information is priceless and the people are supportive. The only problem is, the site can get addictive.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

View Splinterman's profile

Splinterman

23058 posts in 2019 days


#6 posted 01-12-2011 04:42 AM

“WELCOME to LJ’s” ….Enjoy the experience.

View WistysWoodWorkingWonders's profile

WistysWoodWorkingWonders

11908 posts in 1815 days


#7 posted 02-03-2011 06:55 PM

Hi there,
Welcome to LumberJocks… I joined the site myself a little over a year ago and will give you fair warning, this site is VERY ADDICTIVE, VERY EDUCATIONAL, and VERY FUN…. so sit back, enjoy the ride and learn from the other LJ’s as they are a group of extremely talented people that are also very friendly…

Enjoy your time here on LJ and pass the word to any of your woodworking buddies about us…

Wisty

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

View Roman Hrytsak's profile

Roman Hrytsak

483 posts in 1344 days


#8 posted 03-07-2011 04:02 AM

You do nice work. I look forward to seeing more. I too am in home renovations and also have a small room in my basement for a workshop.
Your comment about the Claro walnut boot is most appreciated. Thank you.

-- Roman:... there are no mistakes, just opportunities for a design change!

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase