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Being new

01-26-2019 06:25 PM by mvo1948 | 8 comments »

Hi, I’m new here (though I’ve lurked for quite a while), so I’m just saying hello. I learned my woodworking as a young boy from my dad. After school, I was apprenticed to a local cabinet making firm, but only lasted there a few months. Why? Well, mostly because I was useless. Clumsy, impatient, lacking concentration. And I also discovered girls. Anyway, most of the time, being an apprentice meant sweeping up the shavings and cleaning the lavvies. A few years ago I discovered a stash of my dad’s old hand tools and decided to bring them back to use: get rid of the rust, ply the oil can, and use up some of the beeswax I’d been collecting for a rainy day. I tried using them on a few projec...

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