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.
Latest Activity | view all »
|added project||Quarter Sawn Red Oak Gift Box||01-25-2016 02:47 AM|
|added project||Oak Tool Tote||01-25-2016 02:44 AM|
|added project||Knockdown English Style Workbench||01-25-2016 02:40 AM|
|added project||Craftsman Style Desk||01-25-2016 02:25 AM|
|commented on||Moxon Vise for the Router Crowd||01-25-2016 01:42 AM|
|added project||Moxon Vise for the Router Crowd||01-23-2016 02:54 PM|
|added project||Marudai and Inkle Looms||01-23-2016 02:06 AM|
|commented on||Butternut Trestle Table||01-22-2016 03:44 AM|
|added project||Butternut Trestle Table||01-21-2016 02:07 AM|
|added project||Pizza Shovels||01-21-2016 02:01 AM|
|added project||Oak Bench||01-21-2016 01:56 AM|
|commented on||Sawbench||05-02-2011 08:48 PM|
|commented on||Corner computer desk||01-28-2011 09:37 PM|
|commented on||Sandpaper holder||01-28-2011 09:36 PM|
|commented on||Zig Zag Cutting Board - end grain up||12-26-2010 02:37 PM|
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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...