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94 views, 0 by JimArnold

JimArnold

Been 5+ years....

Just received Martin’s note the other day. I haven’t posted in a long time… Business has never slowed down, and I was trapped in making the chess sets for so long I never had the chance to keep up on any of the wood sites. To say I was burned...

646 views, 0 by B Gabourie

B Gabourie

Hello All!

Hi. I’m Barry. I’m a Canadian transplant in Houston, TX area. I got bitten by the woodworking bug about 3 years ago and I’ve been trying to improve my skills ever since. I have a small area in my garage that I use for woodworking and I have been...

288 views, 0 by blaise84

Moving tips needed.

Hi guys, I am planning to move in two months now. But as early as today, I want to know what are the best ways to move smoothly. I really don’t want to have issues with anything. I also have kids with me and pets. Can you give me some useful...

533 views, 0 by Vatech90

Vatech90

Hello!

Hi. My name is Mandy and I’m from the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. I’ve been a civil engineer for the past 25+ years. I grew up in the residential building business. My father was a manager of Lowe’s for 23 years before buying his own building...

361 views, 0 by Yakfish

Hey everyone

Hello There, Just an old woodworker looking for new ideas, plans, and just to see what others are building out there. I build wooden toys, spoons, and cutting board for sale but I have built almost everything from boats to furniture, bowls to...

639 views, 0 by 99sawdust

Introduction

My fascination with wood started about 65 year back with my great grandmother’s lion head rocking chair. I love a challenge and have been turning now on my ShopSmith for just over two years. Our 30+ year old house I built all the cabinets and...

706 views, 0 by ladz

Greetings

Hi all, I’ve just joined the group but must confess I’m no carpenter by far. My background was a roofer and now I’m a minister of religion , yes a higher calling now ;-) The reason I’m excited about starting up and learning again some woodwork...

556 views, 0 by Narinder Jugdev

Narinder Jugdev

Thank you very much

Thank you for the member of the week selection. I do enjoy the site and all the creations that everyone shares. Wishing you all good health and peace as the holiday season is just around the corner.

566 views, 0 by Narinder Jugdev

Narinder Jugdev

Wife of the year 🏆

I have to share with those that get it … my darling wife Bonnie has been with me and supporting me and my woodworking addiction since 1980. This amazing woman that I married in 1986 shared this with me this evening. 👍🏾👍🏾👍🏾 I laughed so hard that...

1,409 views, 0 by CharleeAnn

CharleeAnn

We haven't formally met! :)

Hello, everyone! I have finally found the time to formally introduce myself and tell a little bit of my story to you all. However, first I would love to say thank you to all the super nice people who started encouraging me as soon as I posted my...

642 views, 0 by Billp

I've been out of my shop

My wife has cancer so as you can imagine woodworking is the last thing on my mine. Just thought I would let you know why I’m missing in action.

685 views, 0 by RonnieFarmer

Hi y'all! New Mexican wood working.

Hello all, my name is Doug. I’m looking for ideas, plans, andadvice. The only thing I’ve made is a pipe out of mesquite. After all the hard work just for a pipe, I fell in love with woodworking I’m working on acquiring tools now.

821 views, 0 by Old Flatulent Individual

Old Flatulent Individual

First posting here

Retired, well mostly. I am a relative newcomer to woodworking, started maybe seven or so years ago. I live in the Northeast and have all my life. I am a hand tool user primarily, using power tools to do the initial dimensioning. I just finished...

801 views, 0 by Bo Peep

Bo Peep

New To Woodwork

Hi, I’m new to wood work and I’m currently learning all about wood carving. I have been out and done a little bit of hedgelaying and I my start to wood carving was sparked by a friend offering to teach me how to use a set of chisels I rescued...

976 views, 0 by Mark44

Pallet Freak

Mark here and I’m 72 and mostly retired. I build a lot of different things exclusively from reclaimed lumber. I mostly deconstruct pallets, crates and large one off pallets used to transport heavy machinery. I have used old signs, mirrors, or...

694 views, 0 by TimMoses

Hi Everybody

Hello! I’m Tim. I’m a former Paramedic, former Navy Corpsman, and I spent almost a year working in a refurbishing shop, where I did a little cleaning, soldering, shaping, and finishing, mostly stainless steel. (To be fair, I wasn’t all that...

777 views, 0 by Bill Higgins

Bill Higgins

Intro !!

My name is Bill Higgins my friends call me Bighig. I started woodworking learning from my fatherinlaw he has a mans man woodshop . I have collected my own shop tools and he gives me tec tips when I need them . I enjoy all types of woodcraft...

720 views, 0 by Cowboy72

Cowboy72

Some what new to woodworking

Hello Everyone I used to work in a shop in Calgary Alberta called Solid Stairs building spiral staircases, I was really young and didn’t fully appreciate the talent that surrounded me at the time. I recall bits and pieces of certain things and...

643 views, 0 by Legorreto

Legorreto

¡Hola Amigos! Greetings from Cancun, Mexico

(ENG) I live in Cancun, Mexico, and have been Woodworking as a hobby for few years. I have been experimenting and failure after failure I have found the way to improve my skills. I have a small corner shop at home where I build my projects, I...

828 views, 0 by Mtrac

I'm Mike

Hi, I’m Mike. Thanks for letting me join the forum. I’ve been a long time tool owner, but consider myself a real beginner when it comes to woodworking. I’ve decided to put the stuff in my garage to use instead of just gathering dust. I don’t...