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Friday, Sept. 30th, What's on your Patriot Woodworker agenda?

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Here we are the end of September and fall weather starting to move in. A great time to get into the shop. 

I like one more coat of paint on the walls in the finishing room and it will be ready for use. 

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Last night I got my turning wood shelf cleared and moved into the wood storage room. 

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Now I've got to get all of this back on the shelf. 

 

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Hard to believe all of that came off these shelf. 

 

Also so got the Dust Collector moved into the storage room along with the air compressor. 

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Wow did that cut down on the noise on the shop. And when I empty it the dust will be in the storage room not in the shop. 

 

Othet thsn that I finished five End Grain cutting boards. We are doing Octoberfest this weekend and I got our booth setup today. 

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so what's on your agenda this weekend? We all love to see the projects you are working on in your shop. Share with us here at TPW your weekend agenda. 

 

Have a great weekend and work safely!!

 

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The finishing room looks awesome! I am so jealous!

I really was eyeing that box of sheds - where did you pick all of those up? I collect sheds - not a for project work, but to collect.

 

What am I up to this weekend - Deer season starts in 20 hours and 30 minutes (legal shooting time). So I am going to be deer hunting AND getting some shop time in. Looking forward to both.

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3 minutes ago, lew said:

Shop's really coming along. How long do you think it will take before you think it's too small :lol:

 

I'm experimenting with some small turned scoops.

It was too small when I laid out the footings!!  

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1 minute ago, Chips N Dust said:

The finishing room looks awesome! I am so jealous!

I really was eyeing that box of sheds - where did you pick all of those up? I collect sheds - not a for project work, but to collect.

 

What am I up to this weekend - Deer season starts in 20 hours and 30 minutes (legal shooting time). So I am going to be deer hunting AND getting some shop time in. Looking forward to both.

 

Some I found and some came from an old barn I cleaned out. I have bought a few at auctions. 

 

Best of luck on opening of season!

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19 minutes ago, John Moody said:

 

Some I found and some came from an old barn I cleaned out. I have bought a few at auctions. 

 

Best of luck on opening of season!

Thanks!

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moving some supplies to the hunting base camp..

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I hate to see you overload those nice shelves so you can just send the heavy purple heart over to me.  By the way looking good in there. I will continue working on Christmas ornaments. I cut notches in the wings for angels Wednesday, so I now have to sand the edges . Then carving or drilling hole patterns in front sides.

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Spent a couple days in the weld shop doing up an ATV snow plow for the winter coming up.  I always spend most of Saturday with my brother but I am hoping to get some time in the wood shop Sunday.

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18 minutes ago, Gerald said:

I hate to see you overload those nice shelves so you can just send the heavy purple heart over to me.  By the way looking good in there. I will continue working on Christmas ornaments. I cut notches in the wings for angels Wednesday, so I now have to sand the edges . Then carving or drilling hole patterns in front sides.

 

 

Glad I cleaned them off I had forgotten I had that piece of Purpleheart. I might have a project for it now that I found it. 

 

 

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Next week I've got to start on building this screen door. The door is 7' 9 1/2" tall not your standard door. 

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The bottom of it has rottened out. So I brought some poplar over to build two of these for a client. 

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Just one more thing on the todo list. 

 

 

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Hi John, I really like the peg type board in the finishing room, I wish I had some of that here at my place to hang tools from, but my apartment is soon to be remodeled, so I have to wait to put anything like that in.

Looks like you all here have things to do this weekend. I have a bit to do. I haave a couple of pens to make and a couple of coffee scoops to make which are new to me, so we'll see how that turns out. Just sold a pair of fan light pulls that I made last summer, I may order more of them, but I am not sure about that yet. I really only like ordering parts for things that move, but lately, until today, nothing at all really has, so I may, just to have them on hand. I am also closing up the net that I had been working on and will have that finished off by mid week I bet.

 

Have a safe weekend everyone and enjoy the cooler weather if you are lucky enough to have it as I am.

 

I also have some stoppers to make, the first is a wood I guess called Tamboti, at least that is how it is labelled.

 

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The next one is Olive wood, not sure where from.

 

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So there's some pics to make you drool. :)

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I'm building walnut flag cases this week so maybe I can get a coat of finish on them Saturday.  This is Ribfest weekend here so maybe a slab has my name on it.  Election season keeps me hoping and since I'm on the election board, there's never a dull moment.

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7 minutes ago, Ron Dudelston said:

I'm building walnut flag cases this week so maybe I can get a coat of finish on them Saturday.  This is Ribfest weekend here so maybe a slab has my name on it.  Election season keeps me hoping and since I'm on the election board, there's never a dull moment.

Election board?: Yep I would agree then, you won't be bored anytime soon LOL.

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Mowing's out with 1-1/2" rain so far today (14"+ in last 6 weeks) and more on way. Youngest grand-daughter has volley ball  tournament and oldest JV football game tomorrow AM--> early PM so shuttle service. Need to spend time in garage picking up & putting away lotsa' tools & other stuff. Maybe get back to block plane refurbs; if no/little wind Sunday PM, need to do semi-annual burn of brush pile now that majority of crops around us are out and after the rain.

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14 hours and 5 minutes to go

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1 minute ago, Chips N Dust said:

14 hours and 5 minutes to go

For? :D

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20 minutes ago, Charles Nicholls said:

For? :D

he's thinking...

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