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Design challenge accepted
There I was, recently learning my fate regarding CFC, feeling really dejected and did not really want to attend the Port Townsend woodworker’s show the first weekend in November. It turned out to be the best thing that I did … Continue reading
My very first cyber-reflection
So I’m noticing that a bunch of bloggers are posting their reflections of the year ending 2012. I guess I am no different in the aspect that I always sit down during this time of year and think back on … Continue reading
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I wish I knew how to make lemonade!
So it’s only Tuesday and it’s already been a bad week. I’m trying to stay positive and figuring out a way to make lemonade out of these lemons but so far the recipe has eluded me. So what happened you … Continue reading
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For those about to woodwork, I salute you.
It’s been a while since my last post, and I’m going to keep this one short. I have some ideas for upcoming posts, so hang in there; I promise it will be worth it. I’ve been planning a series on … Continue reading
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Mid-life crisis, who knows, but big news anyway
So I consider myself a pretty decent semi-professional furniture maker. I make the pieces I want to make and have been very fortunate to have a great following of customers who also like the furniture I make. But there are … Continue reading
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Don’t Be a Square Man Pt 2
In my last post I mentioned that we had taken a steam bending and bent laminations class from Seth Rolland at the Port Townsend School of Woodworking. My friend Vic Hubbard recently posted his blog about the class, which you … Continue reading
Don’t be such a square man!
Last weekend, Elizabeth and I attended a class taught by furnituremaker Seth Rolland at the Port Townsend School of Woodworking. It was called Steam bending and bent laminations, but we went into much more than that. Seth is an awesome … Continue reading
Obligatory shop photos!
Please bear with me as I get going with this blog thing. I’ve found it’s like woodworking; you have to practice in order to get better at it. So I thought I would start with some basic stuff, first off … Continue reading
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Okay, I finally sat down and actually filled in my about page! I know, I know, but I’m just not as punctual about doing non-woodworking things! I am also tweaking the blog layout a little, so let me know what you … Continue reading
Uh-oh…I may need a little help!
I can definitely see that I am not so good at keeping this updated. So if you have ideas or suggestions on starting and maintaining a blog or how you go about finding time to take notes/photos while your working, … Continue reading