Work surface complete!

I’ve been doing all my shop work and DIY projects for the last two decades or so on plastic sawhorses and random sheets of plywood.  It has worked, but with the purchase of my table saw, it really was time to get a better work surface.  The saw is on a mobile base and my […]

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Three more rooms…

Three more rooms are in the books.  For each we have had to move the contents, strip off the baseboards, paint the walls, get and paint the new trim, install that trim, deep clean the carpet, and then move stuff back.  It has been a giant puzzle with at least one room looking like a […]

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Building A panel

Since I have gotten more interested in woodworking, I have watched a ton of videos as I start to absorb the basics and terminology.  In these a common step to creating larger projects without plywood is to create panels by gluing narrower stock together on edge.  This also solved the other mystery of why woodworkers […]

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My first shop “furniture”

I’m starting to get more serious about building a workshop and from what I have seen, a table saw is central. However, when your workshop is also a garage, being able to move that saw around is key.  So I built a mobile base for my saw that used common materials and a simple design […]

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