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Workshop by Dennisgrosen posted 12-29-2009 10:44 PM 3596 reads 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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it´s in my basement and is abaut 3×3 meter and there noting to show for now becourse it´s a mess
and Im just started this joiny and decided that it will be with handtool if possiple

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#1 posted 12-29-2009 11:32 PM

All hand tools is quite possible. While you are unlikely to talk to them here online, the Amish here in the United States still work almost exclusively with hand tools.

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#2 posted 12-29-2009 11:44 PM

Look forward to future photos


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#3 posted 12-29-2009 11:53 PM

Dennis—- Welcome! My grandfather (born in Horsens) never used a power tool in his entire life, but used hand tools to make some very functional furniture (as well as a peg-leg for himself). I wish my uncle had kept some of them!

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#4 posted 12-30-2009 12:07 AM

Dennis, I have always had a great deal of respect for woodworkers who followed traditional practices in making furniture. This is one area that I have sadly neglected to develop and admire those who have taken the time and put in the effort to hone their hand skills.

I am looking forward to seeing pictures of your shop when you get the opportunity to post them.

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#5 posted 12-30-2009 01:20 AM

thank´s again for the warm welcome as you already have done once and after few weeks where I had write with you on LJ I realy got the virus it´s deffently so addictive to be here my beloved swambo is going araund with this funny face that said (with aut a word) you better put your self together and start making something in the hause or els and she is right I´m always sitting and looking on LJ when she want´s me to do something

the Dane that´s were you had the nickname from :—)

I will post some picture´s when I have no mess in there but realy just right now the tools is floding all over in 30 moving boxes so it take me 3-4 aur´s to find even the right hammer

slowly but consistens I will make my travel in the woodworking trade


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#6 posted 12-30-2009 01:29 AM

Guess if you post your shop without photos, I should to for the same reason :-))

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#7 posted 12-30-2009 07:28 AM

Dennis, we each got to do it our way. I will spend a lot of time…........just fixing up the shop… I can fix up the shop better. But I enjoy it. And I might make a real project someday….....won’t that be something! Got home late today, very busy at work yesterday and today. Tomorrow, hopefully about a half day off. We’ll see. This next week will be very busy with work, then I am off to Hawaii for two weeks….........I will need it. I will think about LJ’s as I am walking down the beach, for at least a few seconds each day. If we have internet in our condo….....I’ll send you pictures of my sun tan (-:


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