Monthly Archives: November 2013

The $1 chisel

I took today easy. It was warm enough to work in the shop, but sometimes it is nice to take it easy. This morning I headed to the Griswold Flea Market. I had time between the boys leaving to go … Continue reading

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First nightstand constructed (ready for finish)

I finished the first nightstand this week. Okay, I completed everything except the finish. I’m planning on building the second table and then applying finish to both. Overall, the table turned out okay. It isn’t perfect, but looks nice. The … Continue reading

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More Nightstand Progress

We are having a nice lazy Sunday morning. It is brisk and overcast outside – a perfect day to do inside things. The boys are enjoying a rare morning just taking it easy playing on their electronics. Susanna is hanging … Continue reading

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Three Years of Blogging

Three years ago today I started this blog. The fist post was a short “I am trying to start a new blog….  We will see how it goes.”  Well, here it is three years later. I have over 300 posts. … Continue reading

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Glue-up Complete (Nightstand Update)

I’m making progress on the night stand. I took some vacation time yesterday afternoon to meet the boys off the bus. I was able to get the first table glued before I took Ben to basketball camp. It isn’t perfect, … Continue reading

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Random House Projects (Painting the Chicken Coop)

The weather last weekend was beautiful.  Sunday was perfect for painting the chicken coop. The plan had been to let the wood dry for a while, and then paint to match the house colors. Now all I need to do … Continue reading

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