A Novice Woodworker Meets the Kehoe Jig Some of you will remember when I asked if anyone could tell me how to make the dovetail splines in the corner of a box I had seen on a Rockler cover. Well, a fellow member of Mason Dixon Woodworkers, Kar...
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Location: Bridgeville, DE
I have been doing small projects since my wife bought me my first power tool, a Craftsman radial arm saw in the 1980s.
In 2002 my wife attended a one year course in watch and clock repair in Columbia, PA. When she finished the course she invited me to attend a seminar in Williamsburg, VA on tall case clocks. As I sat in the audience and watched to story unfold of these craftsmen making clock cases by hand I realized this is something I can do.
I have spent the last five years building my woodshop and practicing joinery and construction. I did a family treasure chest I will post soon. I joined the Mason Dixon Woodworkers and them members have been fantastic teachers. I owe a lot to Bill Jefferson and Karson Morrison.
I hope in the next year to build my first tall case clock which my wife will install the movement.
I have reserved WWW.carriagehouseclocks.com and hope to use it when I have developed my skills to a level I think people will be interested in.
-- I leave behind little bits of beauty to compensate for for my impact on this world.
|started topic||Commemorative Flag Case||11-17-2012 07:27 PM|
|started topic||MLCS Powerlift||01-02-2012 05:05 AM|
|commented on||Elksniffer's Profile||10-27-2010 01:34 AM|
|replied on||Duplicator for Sears Lathe||10-15-2010 10:53 PM|
|started topic||Duplicator for Sears Lathe||10-14-2010 04:06 PM|
|started topic||Black finish on furniture||05-18-2010 10:20 PM|
|added blog entry||Follow-up on Kehoe Jig||11-16-2009 06:49 AM|
|replied on||Automatic Fluting Jig - anyone have one of these?||10-07-2009 08:29 PM|
|replied on||Dovetail spline||09-09-2009 05:23 PM|
|started topic||Dovetail spline||08-27-2009 08:19 PM|
|started topic||Sofa Table||03-05-2009 06:59 AM|
|added blog entry||Fine Woodworking Tool Cabinet #1: My interpretation of Jan Zoltowski's tool cabinet||02-19-2009 05:50 AM|
|signed up||Jack Dalton's Profile||02-16-2009 05:23 AM|
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When I saw Jan Zoltowski’s tool cabinet in Fine Woodworking I knew I had to make one for my new shop. I was intimidated by the number of finger joints involved since this is only my second big project and I had not done finger joints before...