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A Modern Plant Stand

November 24th, 2009 Comments off

Every project I start with begins 1 way… sketchup. The irony of me using this is free tool is I have a degree and certification in 3d modeling in Autodesk Maya (a high-end modeling and animation package used for movie production). But, for rapid modeling and design work it’s hard to beat the simplicity of Google Sketchup. (besides I’m WAY out of practice with my “pro” 3d tools)

This is my first “furniture” project out of hardwood and using traditional joinery. I started tinkering around with woodworking a little over a year ago and after a very intense first 6 months of learning and rehabbing old tools I managed to burn myself out. Read more…

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Shop Made Mallet

February 7th, 2009 1 comment

Nothing supper impressive, but I had fun for about 5 hours last night. Used some leftover wood from Christmas projects. Read more…

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My First Hardwood Project: A Small Jewelry Box

December 26th, 2008 3 comments

I have a very small and dank shop (11×16 with a good chunk taken out by a furnace and my wife’s pottery wheel she doesn’t use right now). But with just a table saw, router and a good selection of hand tools I’m having a lot of fun. Read more…

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A Small Woodworking Shop

December 21st, 2008 Comments off

I realized early on that I needed a bench. I don’t have time to build one right now; so I should probably just wait on building a real bench. Read more…

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My First Woodworking Project: Home Theater Speakers

June 19th, 2008 1 comment

After must reading and looking into my budget to get started I settled on the Tritrix Design by Curt Campbell for my HT setup. (I love the price range and I can start with a 2.1 then 3.1 to 5.1 eventually). Read more…

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