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Holiday Season

Posted by William Richards on Saturday, December 25, 2010, In : Shop Activities 
It has been a very busy few weeks here at the shop.  In addition to our usual work, refinishing a coffee table and building a candle lighting table we have been moving into a larger shop.  I will be posting pictures of the new shop as we get in into presentable shape.  In the meantime here are some pictures of the candle table in it's assembly stages and in its final form.  More information can be found on the Occasional table page in the web site.

And as it looked in use

And just in case your...

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Interesting week here at the shop

Posted by William Richards on Saturday, October 2, 2010, In : Shop Activities 
This has been an interesting week here at the shop.  I am working on a project from dimensions provided from across the country by a steel manufacturer.  Turns out he did not build his product to the dimensions he gave me so of course it doesn't fit.  Stay tuned for what happens next. 

Then I am also working on a Black Lacquer job on an old and very rough table. LOTS of sanding and smoothing, but it is finally coming out good.  Pictures will follow in a later post.

On Top of all of this we are...
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We all scream for Ice Cream

Posted by William Richards on Tuesday, July 20, 2010, In : Shop Activities 

It has been a bit hectic this week with non-shop activities but I did manage to get more done on the ice cream station.  The edges of the angled melamine sheet did not come out the way I had hoped - see previous posts - so I topped the unit with a sheet of Formica.  The cuts to get the bend were fun, if you have a warped sense of humor, but the final result looks much better.  I am going to put doors on today.

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What is happening in my shop.

Posted by William Richards on Monday, June 28, 2010, In : Shop Activities 
I have several new projects going in my shop now - bandsaw box, ice cream serving station, shop cabinets, and special work for a casino game designer.  I will be posting pictures and progress on most of these over the next weeks.
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