I finished up my son’s bedroom set by build a corner desk and three drawer dresser. The material again was birch and I matched the design rounding all corners with no exposed pieces of hardware. I must have finished the bed set sometime in 2002 or 2003. This furniture served us well but inContinue reading “The Rest of the Bedroom Set”
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Any of you who have read my blog from the beginnig knows that I started this blog because of an assignment in my IT class in the MBA program I will soon complete. You may be interested to know that I got my grade for this blog, “A”. More to follow!
In 2002 I moved to Connecticut. I confiscated a portion of the basement for a woodworking shop but it soon became apparent that it would not do. I decided to build another garage and recreate my workshop. Below you will see a picture of the finished workshop. It is a long story and I haveContinue reading “Garage Project”
A friend of mine posted a comment about his woodworking experience. He like turning bowls on a lathe. It turns out that the next project in my history is turning candle holders. The picture below is of my boys and the candle holders we made together. They presented these as a gift to their AuntContinue reading “Turning”
Bird Houses and Feeders
Probably every woodworker at sometime in his career builds bird houses. My wife loves to watch and feed birds. I have been building this Bavarian style bird feeder shown below for a very long time. I have probably built more than 20. They make great gifts! I started out building these from cedar. They turnedContinue reading “Bird Houses and Feeders”
The next couple of years I was busy with a new home and I did not have much time to build furniture. I did build a custom three-tier deck with a hot tube and a 12 ft tall play set for the kids in the back yard. Once these things were done, I got backContinue reading “The Bed”
Where It All Started
So this is how it all started……Back in 1992 my father gave me a clock kit. It consisted of a clock movement, a set of plans and 1 x 10 x 10′ prime walnut board. My father wanted to do woodworking; however, he never seem to find the time to do it. He offered the kitContinue reading “Where It All Started”
Making Progress Setting Up My Blog, But Still Work-In-Process
Today There has been a lot of changes made to my blog since yesterday. I am working through the tutorial and I have changed the theme, layout and description of this blog. This is still very much work in process. Since this site is going to be dedicated to my woodworking passion, I thought it mightContinue reading “Making Progress Setting Up My Blog, But Still Work-In-Process”
This is my first blog. This is part of an assignment in my IT class which is part of the UCONN EMBA program. Blogging is a new concept to me. This site will be dedicated to my passion to build things out of wood. More to follow…..
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