Monthly Archives: January 2015

Hand Tool Class Session #3

This week marks the half way point in the class I’m teaching at WoodItIs here in Las Vegas.  WoodItIs is a wonderful school located in North Las Vegas and founded by Jamie Yocono.  She has expanded the physical size of … Continue reading

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Nick’s Media Center Coming to Completion

The past couple of days have been productive on this project.  Before my neighbor helped put it up on my workbench I had cut and sized the pieces of reclaimed fence boards used on the top and for the banding … Continue reading

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All the Parts Have Arrived!

Finally, it’s time to begin work on the TV stand that it seems like I’ve been planning for a very long time!  When I accepted this commission there was a source for recycled fence boards here in Las Vegas.  I … Continue reading

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So Many Projects — Thank Goodness, Plenty of Time!

No doubt you’ve heard that adage that warns us to be careful what we wish for?  Well my work had hit a low spot, probably due to the holidays, so I decided it was time to begin work on the … Continue reading

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Of Tools and Wood

As I was thinking about this blog my initial plan was to make it a scathing one dealing with the lack of quality found in woodworking tools today.  These thoughts came about as I was working with my hand tool class, trying … Continue reading

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Things I’ve Read Now Put to the Test

I doubt that I’m the only woodworker out there that subscribes to a number of woodworking sites that send out information and, of course; lots of invitations to either buy or subscribe to something.  Even though the commercial part of … Continue reading

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Back in Teacher Mode

Well, I received an email from Jamie, the owner of Wooditis here in Las Vegas yesterday that the Hand Tool Class I’m scheduled to teach is a go, there is a full class sign ups so this will be fun! … Continue reading

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