David A Sylvester

David A Sylvester

David A Sylvester

227 posts, 23 followers and following 53
Jan 2015    Orange MA    Facebook.com/dabaswoodworking

I've been a woodworker for about 40 years & loved every second of it. I've created some one of a kind projects & countless production runs. I started at 12 working with my Dad & step father making stuff for around the home & home repairs, then started making chairs. & tables in Gardner MA "chair city". For the last 20 years I've worked in a high end window and door shop & my own shop with my wife ,father, brother & now introducing it to my 12 year old grandson.

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Work shop Tour

My shop is a 24 × 24 two car garage I built about 7 years ago it used to hold my three mustangs but I got over my obsession and moved on. It’s a mess right now but cleans up good with warmer weather. Most of the machines...

Oddites in wood #1: odd wood grain, Knots or patterns

This is a scrap of Douglas Fir I was about to toss away when this caught my eye " A Bird " I did add the eye but other than that wow!

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Sawdust3 ...

Welcome, I’m sure you will enjoy it here.

Peepaw ...

Amazing work!

jim webster ...

hi you was talking bout the pocket screw joints I bought a kreg pocket hole system use it 2 times its not up to par to you use the screws it say for the thickness of wood but screws come through the other side I use biscuits better

David A Sylvester ...

The drill collet is set to deep you need to move it down a little there is a gauge on the clamp to help you to adjust the drill bit.