enid, OK, US

I find woodworking a very fulfilling hobby and my kids seem to like the end result.

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knock down hanging wall shelf

I was inspired by Neil Lamens' Furnitology video blog of July 18, 2007 and by Ron Lattner's Fine Woodworking gallery photos of his Breyer horse display shelf. The wood is wormy chestnut that I...

Workshop that used to be a garage

I have enjoyed looking at everyone's shop. Some are so large and others are so small. I am intrigued to see how each makes the space available work for them. Mine is definitely a work in progress. I...

Planer sled for warped wide boards

I used the design of Keith Rust from FWW: January, 2005. Rather than the single support blocks in Mr. Rust's design, I changed it to have double support blocks to provide more versatility, providing...

Recent comments

Re: Book Giveaway: Arts & Crafts Furniture Projects

I'll take a chance!

Re: Shoe Storage Bench


Re: UPDATE: Fine Woodworking's Tables and Chairs

Sign me up!

Re: Hawaiian Credenza

Another beautiful work of art.

Re: Hawaiian Credenza

Another beautiful work of art.

Re: Maloof inspired Low Back Chair

Nice piece Joe!! I went to your web site and thought you really had a nice variety of work and all were beautiful. I love your wood combinations and grain selection.

Re: UPDATE: Wooden Boxes, by Doug Stowe and Strother Purdy


Re: Not-so-big Workbench Project

Looks like you worked really hard just to have an excuse to buy a new tool. The bench looks great! What type of wood did you use?

Re: UPDATE: Why We Make Things and Why It Matters: The Education of a Craftsman by Peter Korn

I would love a book to keep me inspired!!

Re: UPDATE: Taunton's Complete Illustrated Guide to Sharpening by Thomas Lie-Nielsen

Inexact at best.

Re: UPDATE: Read a review of Wooden Boxes by the giveaway winner

I need to learn how to make a proper box. Count me in

Re: UPDATE: Turning Toys with Richard Raffan

Through my name in the hat.

Re: UPDATE: Blanket Chests by Scott Gibson and Peter Turner

Would be the perfect book for a great project.

Re: bookcase for grandson

Very nice! I like the cherry accents. Knockdown furniture is great for the kids and grand kids. Every time they move they will be glad that you made it to be taken apart.

Re: UPDATE: Wood Bender's Handbook by Zachary Taylor

I would like a copy!

Re: UPDATE: Turning Wood with Richard Raffan, 3rd edition

I need that book so I would have a good excuse to get a lathe.

Re: 2ND Floor Shop

Great space! How did you get your equipment up to the second floor?

Re: Cherry Bathroom Vanity

Very nice and very well thought out. Good use of all the space available!

Re: UPDATE: Routers & Router Tables from the editors of Fine Woodworking

Count me in.

Re: UPDATE: Sharpening & Tuning Hand Planes and Chisels by Hendrik Varju

I'm ready to win one!

Re: UPDATE: Refinishing Furniture Made Simple (with DVD) by Jeff Jewitt

Sign me up. I would love a copy.

Re: UPDATE: Making a Welsh Stick Chair with Hugh Roberts

I would love it. Thx

Re: Cherry Slab Bench

Really nice. Looks like it weighs a ton. Have you used this finish before on an outdoor bench? How did you attach the legs to the bench?

Re: UPDATE: Arts & Crafts Style Coffee Table with Gregory Paolini

I would love to win this video!

Re: Mahogany End Table( fun with veneers)

Wow! That is beautiful.

Re: UPDATE: Making Wood Tools with John Wilson

A copy would be a great fathers day gift. Thx!

Re: Small End Table: Exercise in Veneer and Inlay

Very nice. A great use for salvaged material. The walnut has a beautiful grain pattern. Very well done.

Re: UPDATE: Practical Furniture Design from Fine Woodworking

Throw my name in the hat!!

Re: UPDATE: Dovetail Techniques with Stephen Hammer

Cookies with milk. Sign me up.

Re: UPDATE: Windsor Chairmaking by James Mursell

Put my name in the hat. I have made a few and they are challenging so any help is good.

Re: Bandsaw Box Bonanza

It's very nice. Beautifully done!

Re: UPDATE: Woodworking 101 by Aime Fraser, Matthew Teague, and Joe Hurst-Wajszczuk

I need all the help I can get!

Re: My 20x20 Garage Shop

You should post some pics of your shop!

Re: Isabella's Treasures

Such fine detail in such a small chest. Very nice.

Re: 3-way bed

Looks beautiful. What a great idea. Much better than having to store the crib in the attic.

Re: greene and greene blanket chest

Beautiful design.

Re: Workshop that used to be a garage

You would be welcome any time. Give me some notice and I will tidy up.

Re: UPDATE: Book Giveaway: Guitar Lessons by Bob Taylor

I would love a copy.

Re: UPDATE: Fine Woodstrip Canoe Building from Bear Mountain Boats

throw my name in the hat

Re: UPDATE: Building Small Cabinets by Doug Stowe

Me too!

Re: Small Cherry Shelves

Really nice. I really like the proportions.

Re: Dream Rocker Reproduction

Very nicely done!!!

Re: UPDATE: Building Doors & Drawers by Andy Rae

Sign me up!

Re: Curly red, and white oak writing desk

Beautiful desk. I love the wood grain. You need a picture of the top. I hope you haven't been endangered by the recent flooding.

Re: Sushi-4-2 Box

Very nice. I love how the sapele compliments the maple.

Re: Sushi-4-2 Box

Very nice. I love how the sapele compliments the maple.

Re: Curly box

Wow! That is beautiful. What did you line the tray and bottom with?

Re: UPDATE: Book Giveaway: Making Ladder Back Chairs with Russ Filbeck

Please send a book to me!

Re: Small Piece Clamp for Mitre Saws

This looks like a great jig to increase the safety when cutting small pieces. Excellent idea! Does the support for the adjustable arm get in the way when the saw is tilted 45* to the left?

Re: UPDATE: Book Giveaway: Windsor Chairmaking by James Mursell

I have made a few Windsor chairs and would love to have a copy of this book. Bob

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