Woodworker, Furniture designer/builder, industrial arts educator. Bachelor degree in Furniture Design, and journeyman carpenter, with a 4 year apprenticeship. Currently owner of custom furniture/cabinet shop in Las Vegas, NV. Can answer most woodworking questions EXCEPT those regarding repairs, refinishing, and antiques.
Bachelor in Furniture Design - Ohio University (1980) Journeyman Carpenter, Local 639 Adult educator - Developed adult education woodworking program for the University of Akron, and taught classes there for 9 years. Opened a private woodworking school in Las Vegas, NV and teach private and semi-private lessons. In 2011, I will begin teaching UNLV woodworking classes at my school. Sweet!
Tile Design and Installation Magazine (Article on inlaying tile into wood)
Journeyman Union Carpenter Bachelors degree in Furniture Design (Ohio University) College of Hard Knocks!
Woodworking is the most forgiving medium of all, allowing all types of talent levels to achieve excellent results.
I've been working on a book for years. It will explain how to work with wood using your eyes and your instincts, rather than getting all caught up in dimensions and blue-prints.
I started out working with marble, glass, bronze and clay, but kept returning to wood as the perfect medium.
You can't just buy some tools and read a book to magically "become" a woodworker. It's a passion that must brew in your heart, and spill out of your hands.
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Hi Rod, There is a small release tab that must be pressed in, in order to take out the slide. If you look carefully, there will be something that you can press - it may look like a tab, but in some
Hi Marie, You need to use an adhesive that will bond metal to wood, and there are a few options - epoxy or Gorilla glue would be good choices. Wood glue will not work at all. Epoxy would be a good
Gabe, It's hard to say what caused the black spots - but usually it is moisture or a chemical reaction between the wood and metal. If you avoid moisture (use coasters!) and don't have metal sitting
Hi Gabriel, If you apply a bleach solution (maybe a cup to a gallon of water or so) to these pieces and let it set on the wood for a bit, the black should come off. That is assuming it's some sort of
Hi Michelle, I am not sure I understand what you are describing - can you possibly send me a picture or two so I can see the problem area? I'd be happy to help if I get some photos. Jamie in Vegas
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