My new fun read!

Titled “The Joiner and Cabinet Maker,” this short book was written by an anonymous tradesman and tells the fictional tale of Thomas, a lad of 13 or 14 who is apprenticed to a rural shop that builds everything from built-ins to more elaborate veneered casework. The book was written to guide young people who might be considering a life in the joinery or cabinetmaking trades, and every page is filled with surprises.

Take that! You neighborhood backyard burglars!

There have been a lot of burglaries in the the neighborhood, so last night we added a motion light in the back yard.

Psst .. check out the new shed location (the box is for the new outlets for the shed).

Someone’s going to have fun building that!  And a shed in the back yard means more room in the shop .. yee haa!

A Woodworking Journey

I keep my eye on Craigslist for less expensive wood left over from projects. So far, I’ve had some pretty good luck and last week some one was selling 12 to 13″ wide mahogany so we journeyed over to Bremerton to pick it up this morning.  We  decided to make a day of it since getting to Bremerton requires an hour ride on the ferry.


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