I am a hobbyist woodworker, looking to sharpen my skills (and my planes) and have some fun along the way.
Monthly Archives: July 2013
I wrapped up the final bits necessary before painting in the past few days. Here’s the rundown on what I’ve been up to… First, I sanded everything. This took a whole day’s session…there’s a lot of surface area on this … Continue reading
I wrapped up the final bits neccessary before painting in the past few days. Here’s the rundown on what I’ve been up to… First, I sanded everything. This took a whole day’s session…there’s a lot of surface area on this … Continue reading
Well, time sure does fly. I was 1 year ago today that I started this blog with dreams of building my own workbench in my head. Here’s the first post, just for laughs. Today, after I spent 30 minutes adding … Continue reading
A lot of progress today. I decided to skip using the round turret tops because it was proving to be too difficult to get the hardboard and then thin plywood to make the curve. Everything either snapped or would simply … Continue reading
For my castle bookcase project, I needed to make a series of 1″ holes in a long strip of 1/4″ plywood. I figured the easiest way was to use the drill press. To do so efficiently, though, required a fence … Continue reading
Ah, another secret project… I decided to frame a map of Oxford, England (its printed on cloth, like a handkerchief) my wife picked up when she was going to college there. It has survived the journey back across the Pond … Continue reading