David A Sylvester

David A Sylvester

David A Sylvester

239 posts, 23 followers and following 54
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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Oddities in wood /patterns

A few years ago I sent in an article about a bird that I found in a piece of wood, today I came across the lost dog, I guess you could say he barked up the wrong tree. please share any oddities that you have found. when I was working in the...

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 are Jet...

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!



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.