I’ve been building closet shelf organizers lately. I pre-built and finished all of the components before I started installation. This approach lends itself to an easier installation and a lot less heavy lifting. Once the basic cabine...
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Location: Clinton, IA
I'm a chemical engineer by day and a woodworker at night and on the weekends. My favorite styles are Craftsman and Arts & Crafts, especially Stickley and Greene and Greene. I've been doing woodworking for 20 years.
-- Earl "I'm a pessamist - generally that increases the chance that things will turn out better than expected"
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I’m finally finished with the desk. There were a few odds and ends that needed to be wrapped up. I decided to use figure 8 fasteners to hold the top to the base and allow it to move with the seasons. I happened to get my latest copy of Fine W...
I’m a huge fan of the Blues. The Blues are my go-to music in the shop. Stax, Chess, MUddy Water, Joe Bonamassa, Beth Hart, Elvin Bishop, Buddy Guy, the list goes on and on. Well, this week I’ve been singing the Woodworking Blues. I’ve been wo...
There are as many different approaches to drawers as there are woodworkers. The way I see it, a drawer is a box that slides into an opening. The use and type of drawer decide what is needed. In this case, the drawers don’t need to be fancy or c...
Before I jumped into making the breadboard ends I decided to do some reading and get a little more explanation on wood movement and what role breadboard ends play. Excerpts from Popular WoodWorking magazine website: “Boards expand and contra...