Monthly Archives: October 2013

Nightstand Update

This week I found some time to work on the nightstands. I have material milled for both stands, but focused on putting together the first stand. Will came over for dinner on Tuesday night, and for the night on Wednesday, … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween!!

We all headed out to Taftville for trick-or-treating tonight. Here we are before heading out:

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Sunday morning, waiting for transition time.

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Almost ready for Halloween

The boys are with us this week and Susanna’s classroom is short an assistant. That means tired nights, and not much workshop time. But it is worth skipping the workshop to spend time with the family. Friday was pizza/movie night. … Continue reading

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Nightstands – Milling the Lumber (part 2)

Today I continued milling lumber for the nightstands. I cut out pieces for the top and aprons. All the pieces were milled down to 1″ thick – when I am ready to use the pieces, I will mill them the … Continue reading

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Nightstands – Milling the Lumber (part 1)

Tonight I was able to start milling the lumber for the nightstands. I marked out the rough lumber for the legs and cut them to rough length (about an inch longer than the finished size of the legs). I do … Continue reading

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A short escape to the Berkshires

Susanna and I took a short escape to the Berkshires this weekend. We spent last night in Lenox, MA and enjoyed a tour around western Massachusetts today.  Here are some pictures from the trip.

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The next project

Although the workshop reorganization isn’t totally complete – the workshop is looking pretty good. And since, I don’t want to only spend time cleaning and organizing the shop, I started the next woodworking project today. And yes, part of it … Continue reading

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Workshop Progress

Today wa a chore day. The boys had friends over and, for the most part, spent the day playing rather than fighting. I spent time organizing the garage as well as the wood pile under the workshop. The chilly morning … Continue reading

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A Pokémon start to the day

Maybe they got their fighting out of their systems yesterday. Probably not. But at least the boys are starting the day off by playing. It gives me time to do chores.

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