Monthly Archives: November 2011

A wild and crazy weekend (almost… ok, not quite)

A weekend without the boys.   They went over to their mother’s house on Saturday morning.  What to do?  Maybe a weekend full of parties, drinking, and other adult entertainments?  Or a night out dancing?  So, to make full use of … Continue reading

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Design Critique

I’m trying something new…. I submitted my library table/desk plans to the Design Matters blog by George Walker (author of the Design Matters column in Popular Woodworking Magazine as well). It was posted today as the November design critique post.  … Continue reading

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Second set of shelves completed

I completed the second set of shelves this week and installed them tonight.  The shelves are made from red birch (a very light colored wood) and the back is from sapele (much darker red/brown). The spray finish is getting easier … Continue reading

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Google Translate

I love reading about what I do from the Google Translate version of Susanna’s Blog. My weekend project of making shelves for the boys turns into, “Chuck carved a couple of shelves to the child.”    A couple of weeks ago, … Continue reading

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The next project

Susanna and I decided to have a low key evening, watching episodes of House, M.D.  I did get the last coat sprayed on the Ben’s shelves.  Okay, I really hope it is the last coat – I know I keep … Continue reading

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Weekend Shelves (one done…)

I completed the first of two shelves for the boys.  I had destroyed one of the backs with the router when I was cutting the dadoes for the shelves – destroying the last thick piece of birch  I had – … Continue reading

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The first snow and Halloween

This past weekend we had our first snow fall.  We didn’t get too much snow and didn’t loose power – even though most of the north of the state got a pretty good dumping of snow.  There are a bunch … Continue reading

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