I needed to get moving on the end table project and deliver the 3 that I have under commission, so the I have been working on the workbench not working on it. I did install a plane stop and that’s been real handy. I know I need a few photos...
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Location: Laurel, MD
I am a hobbyist woodworker as an escape from the ephemeral world of software development. And the solitude of the basement shop also serves as an escape from the far less ephemeral world of two rambunctious sons.
My main interest is in furniture, but in practice, I make what furniture I can between home improvement and repair projects. Most of what I make is for myself, my family and a few friends. Although, thoughts of selling a few pieces here and there to get the next big tool are always with me.
My particular interest is on period furniture covers many eras from the late Medieval period forward to the Arts & Crafts period. When I am not in the shop, I am probably reading and pouring over books and illustrations planning my next project.
-- --- Wayne.
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|commented on||Sawbench||963 days ago|
|commented on||Corner computer desk||1057 days ago|
|commented on||Sandpaper holder||1057 days ago|
|commented on||Zig Zag Cutting Board - end grain up||1091 days ago|
|commented on||Japanese Timber Bench||1091 days ago|
|commented on||A Mail Dominated Household||1091 days ago|
|commented on||Deadblow Mallet||1091 days ago|
|added project||Deadblow Mallet||1095 days ago|
|commented on||Glastonbury chairs||1096 days ago|
|commented on||A little spendy for a portable, but an amazing planer.||1296 days ago|
|commented on||Dust Deputy||1396 days ago|
|commented on||A little spendy for a portable, but an amazing planer.||1468 days ago|
|commented on||craftsman style rocker||1494 days ago|
|commented on||Shop Accessories||1494 days ago|
|commented on||Slant Side Music Box||1494 days ago|
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I have what’s probably a typical shop for the hobbyist furniture maker: a largish room in the unfinished half of a basement of a middling sized house. It’s not huge, but not really tight either. Like everyone in this position, space ...
I have had several blogs before and they all get neglected over time. Will this one be different? Probably not. But we will see. I seemed to have sustained my commitment to regular shop time through most of a year and the output of my shop sho...