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Hope Chest

Well, I plum near forgot about this, but I was going through some of my shop pics tonight when I came across this simple beauty. Earlier in the evening I was sitting out in the shop, feet up on the … Continue reading

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Windsor Chair

Well.  Have I got a treat for you. I just spent a week at chair camp.  What a fitting name for the class I recently finished in Jefferson, Ohio, at the lovely home (and shop) of Joe Graham, Chairmaker Extraordinaire. … Continue reading

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Surfacing Lumber

I have some more posting on the Welded Coffee Table and the Traditional Tool Chest build to do, but I was in the shop tonight working on some of the more boring, but rewarding, monotonous work in the beginning stages … Continue reading

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Welded Coffee Table

This is the “Sundry Other Avocations” part of the blog you’ve heard tell about. In addition to the cheap little woodworking bench and the long mechanic’s bench I have in the shop, I also have a welding table I built … Continue reading

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Honing Guide Modifications

Okay, I know it’s Easter Sunday.  I will be giving thanks for Jesus’ sacrifice for my sins in my own way today, and celebrating His resurrection. But I was out in the shop this morning, wasting time before my wife … Continue reading

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Traditional Tool Chest

Well, I feel like I just gave birth.  I’ve been working on this since before Christmas, and I finally just filled it up with tools. I’m intentionally not calling it an Anarchist’s Tool Chest, but truthfully, if you don’t live … Continue reading

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Shop-happy :) (and mallets)

Okay, that’s the first time I ever used an emoticon, and I feel dirty. But it looks a lot like the silly grin that’s been pasted on my face for the last three weeks or so. I took a week’s … Continue reading

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Shaker Step Stool

Yeah, I Know; boring title for a philosophical, high-brow, artsy-fartsy type of woodworking blog post. Good thing this isn’t one of those. It turns out that if you want people to read the non-sensical, non-sequitur type of tripe that I … Continue reading

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Lonely Tools

            Well, can anyone pick out what’s wrong with this picture (other than my pathetically small handplane collection)?  Hint: it’s the decoration on the handplanes.  No, it’s not Halloween, those are real cobwebs.  On my … Continue reading

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Extended absence

Hey, sorry (to the two or three of you that read this stuff) about the extended absence. I’ve recently gotten busy at work and am having trouble fitting in the normal household chores, let alone annoying anyone with this occasional … Continue reading

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