With a little help…..

A couple of weekends ago I was back home visiting family and finally putting the finish on the book shelf I made my mom for Christmas. My 10 year old niece took an interest so I gave her an old shirt, a few directions, and put her to work. I think I might have to come up with a project for her.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Not much else has been doing these days as work tends to consume my weekdays. This leaves only weekends which I have to divide up amongst family and friends. The big news is I am heading down to The Woodwright’s School at the end of the month for the tool chest class with Chris Schwarz. What? Don’t you have a tool chest in the works? Yes, but it is way to small and the wife wants furniture.

My main reason for taking the class is this: time. I seem to have more money than time these days. Overtime is a mixed blessing.  I battled with myself over whether it would be worth it to take the class. I can dovetail and do all the other operations needed to make the chest, but I could also use a saw before taking the sawing class last summer. However, I still learned quite a bit in that class and I am sure I’ll get plenty out of this one. Besides, who wouldn’t want the opportunity to hang out with Roy and Chris again?

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About messimerwoodworking

I'm a hobbyist woodworker. I live in a two bedroom apartment that I am fortunate enough to have a workbench in. Hand tools, lumber, time, and hopefully some acquired skill will produce some respectable furniture. We'll see...........
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One Response to With a little help…..

  1. Jamie Bacon says:

    I’m sure that’s gonna be one AWESOME class! I’d love to be able to spend a week down there. I’m hoping to get back this spring/summer but I’m sure it’ll only be for a one or two day class. I’ll take what I can get though. I hope you take lots of pictures and do a blog or two about the class. Enjoy!

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