I am a hobbyist woodworker, looking to sharpen my skills (and my planes) and have some fun along the way.
Monthly Archives: December 2015
Fixing the boxes with the table saw proved to be a simple matter—which is good, since I didn’t have much time in the shop today thanks to early pick-up at my son’s school. [You’re probably curious as to how this … Continue reading
Well, the snow arrived, as promised. It started last night around 7:30pm and continue all night and all day until about 3:45pm today. All said, we got about 8” on the ground (though only a few inches stuck to the … Continue reading
Today saw an abbreviated shop time due to visiting family and falling temperatures outside. That said, I still got a lot done and one step closer to completion! First up, I decided to cut the wings in half. As it … Continue reading
Ah, back out in the shop. I can see in the long range forecasts that I’m starting to run out of days filled with relative warmth. Maybe another week or so. The clock is ticking on getting the top ready … Continue reading
I had a eureka moment last night. How to get the false bottoms on the bins to slide in and out? I had envisioned two pieces of thin plywood or hardboard, sliding out through the sides, which allow all the … Continue reading
After a quick check on the wounded drawer to see how things were drying, I came to the conclusion that my repair work accomplished it’s goal. The drawer is nice and sturdy again after the glue. However, I’m a little … Continue reading