Hand Tools Archive

Subject:
Everything involves some problem solving..

David Weaver
..it's not a case of furniture work being devoid of problem solving, rather the methods to do things are generally more prescriptive among the good makers.

Maybe that's an unfair statement. I don't make guitars the way the guitar folks do, either.

There is some satisfaction in building something 20 times and getting good at it (which takes repetition), but the bug isn't there for me for furniture at this point.

After making some boring plain moulding profiles, I would like to make some complex moulding planes though, and thought about one to cut the mouldings on this thing project, but I'm trying to keep in mind that once it gets covered with dark stain and shoved in a corner, nobody will care much (at least not here) and it's a cabinet that the kids use, so it'll take a beating.

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