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Hermit House Woodworking - Starting from Scratch #4: Materials and Hardware Have Arrived

07-06-2015 10:20 AM by Ted Ewen | 9 comments »

Summer arrived this weekend. Temperatures were in the low 30’s (high 80’s F) and that is hot after nothing higher than 70 all year. We moved to the wood into the garage for storage and I inventoried the hardware order. The lumber supplier failed to deliver the metal fabric that we ordered but delivered it the next day. I ended up ordering hardware from ScrewFix Direct in the UK. I could not find a supplier in Denmark that sold at anything but retail prices and quantities. I knew t...

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Hermit House Woodworking - Starting from Scratch #2: My First Wood Order

06-27-2015 01:15 AM by Ted Ewen | 3 comments »

So, not terribly exciting on the face of it, but I’ve placed my first order for wood: 16×4.2 meters of 45mm x 95mm, untreated20×4.2 meters of 38mm x 57 mm, treated Thats enough for 8 sawhorses (though I will only be building 4) and an unknown number of coops, but at least I get to play around now. At 69 cents per 4.2m, I can afford to be profligate. Yay!

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Hermit House Woodworking - Starting from Scratch #1: And So I Begin: Starting on the Road to Woodworking

06-26-2015 11:04 AM by Ted Ewen | 11 comments »

Short Intro – For more info see my profile and workshop I’m almost 50 and I’ve never really learned how to make anything. I’m beginning for change that.I have just a few tools and no workshop. I need to bootstrap my way into one. I will be using Sketchup for most of my planning and design. The Plan for the rest of 2015 Buy the best sliding double bevel saw I can afford.Overview of the saw and workstand: Youtube playlist: https://goo.gl/kAAyGz Design...

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