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  1. Bed Frame Refinish

    Ok, so this is my first project on here, and being the college student that I am, I don't have enough money right now for any camera other than my phone. So, I hope you can see the difference well enough to appreciate this project. From the pictures you can see that I have taken the white wash...
  2. Where this journey begins

    Behold these marvels of my creation! Ok, I'm not fishing for complements here. I'm uploading these two project pieces as examples of my work prior to becoming a Lumber Jock lurker or reading any reference material. Obviously there's shortcomings in these pieces and perhaps when my honey to do...
  3. Grandfather Clock

    March of this year 2006 an ad. appeared in our news paper, Southern Cherry in field seasoned 6 months. I told the wife I wanted to build her a desk, Her suggestion was to build a grandfather clock that we have wanted from the time we got married 45 years ago. The wood was cut from trees being...
  4. Power Tools, Hardware and Accessories
    I,ve been looking at a Freud router and Freud router table on CL for 6 weeks (priced at $250). They both look unused or very low mileage and I can't believe he hasn't sold them yet. I don,t really NEED them but this looks too good to pass up. Any thoughts appreciated. Sorry, I don't see a model...
  5. Blogs
    What I have and What's Next! Hello and welcome to my first Blog! The intent of this blog is to track my entrance into the world of woodworking. There seems to be a gap between the people who are just getting into woodworking, and those who have been enjoying the hobby for ten years. So, this...
  6. Blogs
    First Project I posted one of my early projects here. For no good reason it's taken me a while to get around to photographing my first project, even though it's in use in my garage. This was built 20+ years ago to house our tv and stereo in the Cape Cod style house we were renting. The...
  7. Blogs
    The setup I'm finally setting up a shop in the east half of our two-car garage. I've got some rudimentary tools and even more rudimentary skills and a whole lot of enthusiasm and a very understanding Wife, so I bought a router to add to the 20+ year old fixed base B+D router I have. (I will...
  8. Blogs
    Starting Out The Bible study I am a part of is having a party for Christmas. Each person is supposed to bring one gift, spending no more than $5.00. I saw this as a challenge. $5.00 isn't much and I wanted to offer something of higher value. Lucky for me, my wife recently brought home...
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    After a long time I was 22 years old in 1976. I was in college to get a teaching degree and at the same time also attending the Maine school of Guitar making (luthiery). For the next few years I made guitars and sold them to college students. I finished about 20 of them. When I graduated from...
  10. Blogs
    Starting My Journey So today I decided to start blogging about my journey. Not so that anyone would actually read it, but mostly as a way for me to look back and see where I started, assuming I get some place with the whole thing. If you read this, you should know a few things about me first…...
  11. Blogs
    In the Beginning... I had it in mind for some time now to rig up something on which I could do some small wood turning. The photos above and below show the result of that. I have some bugs to work out yet with this set up. The drive end wobbles a bit under pressure while cutting. I'm...
  12. Blogs
    The limbs just fell from my walnut tree...with a little help Those of you that have followed some of my ramblings know that I have a dream of harvesting the wood from the compost site in my county. I'm starting about 30 years too late but against some very excellent advice from some competent...
  13. Blogs
    Day 1 Woodworkers Please Start Here When I sit back and dream of all things woodworking this image is what I see. Credit to Nick Offerman's Woodshop (If you haven't checked it out you should. Very cool dude!!!)...
  14. Blogs
    As it currently stands... So I have made the decision to turn my garage into a part-time, hobby type wood shop. I do construction and residential renovations as my primary income, but this is my true passion! I also changed my major in college to "Fine woodworking and Furniture Making" which...
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    My Start in Woodworking My first woodworking project was a plywood cabinet for the nook next to the fireplace in our first house. That was in about 1986. It was simple construction - held together with screws and L brackets. I can't remember if I had a plan or not. I do know that the size...
  16. Blogs
    The woodshop building experience So I've been a jock for a little less than a month and I find myself iching to check online and see what's new. So here goes, before I start with my workbench blog, I'd like to give a little background on my wood experiences. As a 31 year old, I find myself a...
  17. Blogs
    Woodshop building experience I left off with a history of my woodworking and my future wood shop plans. As I had mentioned before I felt it was time to start my first workbench. The process of building the shop I had played around with some layouts for all the tools, storage, etc. I always...
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    Getting started I am just getting ready to start my first "big" project on (with a little help from my dad and uncle). My wife has wanted a king size bed for a while, so I thought that I would make one. I found a good set plans, and have already purchased my rough sawn cherry. I'm just starting...
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