Making the Jump with Both Feet

Things are going way faster that I had anticipated. When I first even thought about going the hand tool route, I intended on doing it at a slow pace. Buy a tool here and there, sell the corresponding power tool and ease into shrinking the shop. Well that’s not quite how it worked out. I’ve sold off more than half of the power tools I had in the past week!

It all started with the miter and bandsaws. I figured these two power tools would be the easiest for me to replace. What made me think so? My recent addiction to eBay. Continue reading “Making the Jump with Both Feet”

How It Started

My journey into woodworking started on accident. What started out as what I thought would be a simple re-finishing job on a free table on Craigslist turned into much more. Not only did that table kick my ass, it spawned an addiction. Soon all I could think about was wood, but I hadn’t actually built anything. I wasn’t allowed to until the table was done and once it was, I was ready to build. There was only one problem, I had no tools or knowledge on woodworking, I just knew I wanted to do it. Continue reading “How It Started”