The christmas throne is nearly finished I had to use my kitchen to prime and paint it because it is in the low 30s today. As an aside sanding when it is this cold is not fun.
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I have been a woodworker for as far back as i can remember. as of my writing this I am beginning to furnish my home workshop. I enjoy building cabinets, toys, beds,etc. the only thing i dont build is chairs (too much work and i dont own a steam bender)
i also do metalwork (armor is my specialty)
-- tools are only as good as the hands that hold them https://www.custommade.com/by/emeraldcrafts/
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|replied on||Which Table Saw To Buy??||11-23-2014 03:40 AM|
|commented on||vintage craftsman tablesaw restoration #2: a new base to stand on||11-22-2014 08:45 PM|
|added project||Santa throne||11-19-2014 07:47 AM|
|replied on||Flat Paint Farmhouse Table||11-18-2014 10:17 PM|
|replied on||Antique plane||11-16-2014 07:47 AM|
|replied on||Making a Bowl Lathe||11-16-2014 07:46 AM|
|added blog entry||progress at a snail's pace||11-16-2014 05:40 AM|
|replied on||Flat Paint Farmhouse Table||11-15-2014 04:56 AM|
|replied on||How important is a spray booth?||11-13-2014 03:59 AM|
|replied on||Table Saw question||11-12-2014 07:12 PM|
|replied on||Table Saw question||11-12-2014 08:28 AM|
|started topic||Looking for a good reliable router||11-11-2014 05:20 AM|
|commented on||Hand Crafted Longboards||11-10-2014 07:51 AM|
|commented on||Terrible leveling, poor abrasion resistance||11-10-2014 07:43 AM|
|replied on||How important is a spray booth?||11-09-2014 10:36 AM|
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At this point I am at the 80-90% complete stage for a few projects though all the thunderstorms tend to sideline me since my shop is not grounded and I am not a fan of being cold and wet despite living in seattle my entire life. Current projects ...
It always seems like problems arise when I am in the middle of a big project. On thursday I had to cut up some plywood for a customer’s project when my old craftsman circular saw was not complying. It would not cut a straight line despite ...
I have began cutting one of my smaller logs and turning it into bowls with mixed results. The first 2 shattered and the next few have some deep cracks from the log checking. I am debating ways to seal the checks so I can make more bowls from thi...
For Christmas I was given a new Rikon mini lathe with a 1/2 hp motor. here it is after a few hours of use some test pieces I was making after buying a new bowl gouge from woodcraft The other update is I purchased some new cool b...