Tag Archives: Woodworking

Perpetual Beginner Mentality

The following is written for those of you, like myself, who are amateur/hobbyist woodworkers.  We just want to build things with wood and enjoy the process as well as the result. In days gone by, when the apprenticeship system was … Continue reading

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Bookcase-Progress 2

With a warmup project out of the way, I decided that it was time to start the bookcase.  So Saturday morning I made a quick trip to the Home Depot and rummaged thru the pine stacks until I found enough … Continue reading

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Sandpaper Quartering Jig in Action

As I was finishing the little Side Table, I used my last piece of 220 sandpaper.  That may not sound like a big deal to most of you, but it meant something to me.  A little over two years ago … Continue reading

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HB Hobby Tansu #1-Part 10

Most of use who work wood as a hobby struggle to find time in the shop.  Day jobs and family come first of course.  The remaining time is typically restricted by the noise generated and the weather.  Some are working … Continue reading

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HB Hobby Tansu #1-Part 9

I braved the heat and humidity and spent most of the day in the shop.  The plan for the day was to clean up the case that I assembled yesterday.  So I sharpened my plane irons and went to work … Continue reading

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HB Hobby Tansu #1-Part 8

The week came and went with almost no time in the shop.  One evening I did manage to sneak in about 45min.  Just long enough to cut and fit the front skirt board.  I also had to make a cross-town … Continue reading

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HB Hobby Tansu #1-Part 7

The forecast called for hot and humid today (They weren’t wrong).  So I completed my grass mowing duties as early as possible. This left me the remainder of the day to work in the shop. This is what I opened … Continue reading

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