Being the self-educated woodworker that I am, I would like to discuss the tool I feel has become the most important tool in my collection and that is my workbench. It is a great place to start when developing a shop of your own. I know there are...
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Location: US, IOWA
My studies in woodworking began in my grandfathers shop. He taught me to carve a wooden sword with nothing but the vise and draw-knife. I caught the bug. Woodcarving caught my interest while I studied sculpture at the University of Iowa. Providing income led me to learn the art of interior millwork and trim carpentry. Since then my tools and skills have grown, as well as my shop space. Now I work as a project manager for Architectural Arts, a commercial millwork company in Des Moines, Iowa. Woodworking is once again a hobby. My work has grown in quality and design much more since I no longer have to justify my income based on my work. I find I enjoy woodworking much more as a hobby than a profession.
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|added project||Wood action figure||08-29-2014 04:06 PM|
|added project||Passover project||04-16-2014 08:13 PM|
|added project||Xmas gifts 2013||12-24-2013 05:18 PM|
|added project||Shavehorse||12-24-2013 04:18 PM|
|commented on||horse from the sea||07-31-2013 09:35 PM|
|added project||Shaker Blanket Chest||07-30-2013 10:03 PM|
|commented on||Contemporary Windsor Rocking Chair||07-01-2013 08:43 PM|
|commented on||Windsor style stool - pine||06-27-2013 08:39 PM|
|added project||Windsor style stool - pine||06-27-2013 07:43 PM|
|commented on||Roubo Workbench||04-15-2013 04:27 PM|
|commented on||Original, spiral staircase cabinet||04-11-2013 08:08 PM|
|commented on||Original, spiral staircase cabinet||04-11-2013 07:40 PM|
|added project||Original, spiral staircase cabinet||04-11-2013 04:46 PM|
|commented on||The Shack #1 #2 and #3||04-10-2013 10:11 PM|