I Enjoy Working With Wood

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 73 People

    I had taken wood shop classes in my High School

    years, I had one teacher in particular who really inspired me to make some very nice pieces of furniture that I still have to this day. I still remember him cautioning the classroom kids about the care and safety needed when operating any power equipment. I have a small work...
    nitrocharger nitrocharger
    51-55, M
    Oct 19, 2015

    I have been building bird houses with wood

    blocks from a barrel maker, giving them to a school garden
    lancemowrey lancemowrey
    61-65, F
    1 Response May 22, 2015

    I like to make special gifts with my Scrollsaw.

    The time and material cost more than is marketable. The hand crafted name plate, wall plaque or fret work make a special one of a kind gift. It is a piece of myself.
    in2mec in2mec
    56-60, M
    1 Response Dec 7, 2013

    Fan Of The "New Yankee Workshop"

    I feel bad that PBS took the "New Yankee Workshop" off the air. I've probably seen every episode and learned a lot from watching Norm build many beautiful things from wood. I'm now on my third table saw having bought better ones twice. After my wife and I bought our first house I...
    TetsuwanAtom TetsuwanAtom
    56-60, M
    1 Response Mar 24, 2012

    Two Faced

    Its not important when friends are true to you to your face,  It's more important that friends are true to you behind your back.
    Helper96 Helper96
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Nov 20, 2011

    My Whole Life !

    Been building log bridges across creeks and forts when i was a kid, then planting and climbing trees in college, then climbing and trimming, taking down trees, then building houses and now still working in the trees. I like building things with logs and i like making custom roofs...
    lloyd786 lloyd786
    46-50, M
    1 Response Jun 2, 2011

    My Master's Trade

    I have always worked with a lot of different materials. About 10 years ago I became more serious abou wood working as a spititual matter. I am Christian and as  "trade" Jesus was a carpenter. I thought there might be some insight I would gain by working with wood. I can't...
    YourVehicle YourVehicle
    51-55, M
    Nov 14, 2010

    My Woodworking.

    I have always enjoyed helping my father with projects. I started woodburning about 4 years ago and really enjoy doing it. I have also been painting and glass etching for quite awhile now. I like to see other people's photo's and share ideas.
    Catwoman100780 Catwoman100780
    1 Response Jan 15, 2009


    I worked for a master timberframer, drawing shops for traditional timberframe structures for about a half a year, and when things got slow in the office, I always enjoyed going out and helping out in the yard. I've always enjoyed working with my hands, and learning new...
    pickingoutathermos pickingoutathermos
    31-35, M
    1 Response Apr 4, 2008

    Good Wood!

    I enjoy making things of wood. I turn as a hobby (and try to make a little money). Bowls, backscratchers, bracelet helpers, Fan and light pulls, and now canes. I also make 'personal items' of a sexual nature. ****** and butt plugs. Check www.turnaboutcreations.com for the tamer...
    DrOrgasm DrOrgasm
    46-50, M
    1 Response Nov 14, 2007
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