Filling the drawers from this project.Turns out you can get a lot in a 13-3/4” wide x 16-3/4” deep x 7” tall drawer. This one has three levels of organization. OCD is completely satisfied. Bottom level dividers 3/8”...
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Location: Northern Illinois
I'm a builder, remodeler, electrician, landlord, and woodworker in the Chicago area. I started building, remodeling, and maintaining houses & buildings in the mid 1970s, still doing it today.
My Grandfather got me started in woodworking and electric in his tiny basement workshop in Ohio. I can still remember the exact details of the first time my Grandfather let me cross cut wood on his table saw. I couldn't have been much older that 9, and I was scared to death. Still remember the sights, sounds and smells of that shop. I have been fortunate to have had some very special patient teachers over the years.
Work and a great family, (wife, 2 kids, a dog, and a big yard to play) keep me very busy.
The talent on this website amazes me every day, it is an awesome place to learn and contribute to.
-- JJ - Northern Illinois
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|commented on||Screen Door - Mortised hinges, haunched M&T joints||03-30-2016 11:31 AM|
|commented on||Hand Routed Farm Sign||03-30-2016 12:38 AM|
|commented on||Parts Cabinet Drawers #1: Touch Up Drawer||03-29-2016 07:38 PM|
|added project||Screen Door - Mortised hinges, haunched M&T joints||03-29-2016 01:08 PM|
|commented on||Prairie School Desk||03-29-2016 12:14 AM|
|commented on||Parts Cabinet Drawers #1: Touch Up Drawer||03-26-2016 08:14 PM|
|added blog entry||Parts Cabinet Drawers #1: Touch Up Drawer||03-26-2016 08:09 PM|
|commented on||Utility Scraper Blade Holder||03-26-2016 01:31 PM|
|replied on||New Table Saw||03-25-2016 08:45 PM|
|commented on||Parts Cabinet Base for the workshop||03-25-2016 11:55 AM|
|commented on||Queen Anne Side Table in Cherry.||03-25-2016 03:22 AM|
|commented on||Parts Cabinet Base for the workshop||03-24-2016 08:54 PM|
|added project||Parts Cabinet Base for the workshop||03-24-2016 08:13 PM|
|commented on||Wood Bow Saw - Metal Bow Saw •||03-05-2016 01:11 AM|
|replied on||Pictures not working???||02-26-2016 12:43 PM|
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This is a project from a Fine Woodworking article. Sept/Oct 2009 #207, page 70 by Garrett Hack. I am learning how to do inlay. So far I have found that sharp tools are a must. Good light with a magnifying glass are necessary for my relativel...
Work is quiet right now, no remodel jobs at the moment. I am learning how to turn knobs with an Oak screw chuck. 3” diameter face plate with 1-1/4” thick piece of white oak attached with 3 sheet metal screws. In the center is a 2-1/2” #10 woo...
I have volunteered to help the kids make their own guitars in class. The children are 9-10 year olds, and they are learning about sound. We want them to assemble/make as much as possible. The goal is to make a 4 string guitar that can be tuned...