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 … Continue reading Table Saw Upgrade

Project Progress

This afternoon I was able to spend about 3.5 hours working in the basement on Ana's craft table.  I'm almost done with getting the trim on and will be starting on the doors and drawers next.   It's taking a while since I only average 3-4 hours per weekend on it, but so far so good. … Continue reading Project Progress

Hammering!

This morning we were at Lowes and ran into the bi-monthly kids' workshop in progress.  They were putting together a smal tic-tac-toe toy and David was instantly hooked.  Since they were wrapping up, we bought the smallest hammer we could find for him and took one of the kits home with us. Later in the … Continue reading Hammering!

Painting Project

This weekend I built the second step stool for David, this one for an upstairs bathroom.  I also got both sanded, primed, and covered in a coat or two of paint.   One red, one white.   The white was so we could turn David loose on it to make it his own.  With Mom's help, 30 minutes, … Continue reading Painting Project