Tag: tools

  • Table Saw Upgrade

    Table Saw Upgrade

    In early March I finally felt worthy to upgrade from an inexpensive Hitachi jobsite table saw to a real one. The inability to consistently create accurate and repeatable cuts on my little Hitachi was causing so much frustration that I was finding myself avoiding projects. The fence was garbage, the entire thing wobbled, and I […]

  • Another Project

    Here’s this weekend’s project, the white thing above the window…  more photos available. I also put Ana’s shelves up, but we decided to put them in the office to match the new window feature.  

  • First Project

    This weekend I used my new saw for something a bit more delicate than the workbench.  Decorative shelves for Ana’s sewing room!  So they wouldn’t look too crappy, I also had to buy a router this weekend (the non-electronic kind, who would have thought…).  I’ve never used one before but it turned out quite fine. […]

  • Workbench Completed

    More photos available… I really like how it turned out. 

  • Project

    Ana gave me a compound miter saw for Christmas, so I can now attempt a few projects around the house like crown molding.  I’ve never really been very good at building things, but I suspect that’s mostly because I: 1) just don’t try to often and 2) never have the appropriate tools. So, needless to say, […]