Category Archives: Project

The Great Chiseling

In my last post I showed off the entry door I installed in the A-frame house I spent a couple months remodeling.  This was a test project.  I get this frequently,  one job usually leads to another.  The next project … Continue reading

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At Least I’m Home Now

I always planned to come back to Greene one day to retire.  Circumstance has me here now, and my daughter is expecting her first child.  I’m home for good. Last year my plan was to go full time woodworking, the … Continue reading

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Challenge Issued and Answered

Half the fun of YouTube is interacting with other video makers.  I’ve been following Shogun Jimi’s channel since it started.  In his first video, he opened himself up to challenges from other YouTubers.  It was only a matter of time… … Continue reading

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Past Project – Kaleidoscope

My daughter and her husband just bought their first home.  While she was showing me around, I noticed a something in one of the storage containers (it was semi-transparent).  I asked if I could dig it out and sure enough, … Continue reading

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Sidecar Crib

When I was asked to make a crib for my best friend’s expectant daughter, I immediately started dreaming of splayed dovetails and arts and crafts design elements.  This was not to be.  She wanted it as simple as the one … Continue reading

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Carpentry and Joinery

In addition to a growing list of projects I want to tackle now that it’s spring and my workbench is back in the garage, I have some chores to do.  I’m building a door for my best friend’s chicken coop and … Continue reading

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Lesson Learned

It feels good to complete a project. I finally finished the chisel rack.  Up until now, I have uploaded fairly short videos to YouTube.  I had no idea what I was getting into with the chisel rack video.  I stopped … Continue reading

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Makeshift Shooting Board Success!

In preparation for the Chisel Rack video, I put together this shooting board: This is not meant to be a permanent fixture, as it’s made from pine and simply screwed together.  I’m just working with small projects right now, so … Continue reading

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Winter’s Challenge

Lately I’ve had a tendency to sort of hibernate in the winter.  I used to make the joke that I was solar powered – if the sun was out, I’d be doing something.  For many years I worked outside all … Continue reading

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Workbench Footage

Here’s a video of the workbench: I’ll have to make a few modifications to the design.  I anticipated some problems – mostly with the stretcher having no shoulders, but also with the way the top is fastened.  I’ll strengthen the … Continue reading

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