The Woodworking Pages
I've had a long
interest in this hobby since I took industrial arts in middle school. It wasn't
until I bought a house, however, that I was able to start getting serious about
On these pages, I anticipate displaying my woodworking projects, listing my
tool reviews, acquired knowledge, project plans, shop layout, etc.
"The reverence that the object maker has for the materials,
for the shape, and for the miracle of his skill
transcends to God,
the Master Craftsman,
the Creator of all things,
who uses us, our hands, as His tools to make these beautiful things."
- Sam Maloof
Neanderthal Ramblings (Hand Tools)
Tool Pictography (Just pics of some hand tools I've collected over
IX - July 31, 2004
25th Anniversary Bronze 4-1/2 Plane Log
MAJOR POWER TOOLS
1.0 - Craftsman benchtop
2.0 - Jet Contractor Saw
3.0 - Ridgid TS 2400
4.0 - Powermatic PM2000
1.0 - Central Machinery 14" Bandsaw
2.0 - Delta 14" 1hp Bandsaw (28-206)
1.0 - Jet 6" Enclosed Stand
2.0 - Powermatic PJ-882 8" Parallelogram
Press 1.0 - Craftsman benchtop
Press 2.0 - Ridgid DP1550 15" Floor-standing Drill Press
Collector 1.0 - Central Machinery Dust Collector
Collector 2.0 - Oneida 2hp Super Gorilla w/ custom stand
& Craft Fonts compiled by John Muphy, Jr.
Ratings and Info
- a great online resource for woodworking. One
of the greatest advantages about joining one of these online communities,
is that you can get advice and support from literally anyone in the
world. The amount of knowledge and experience on all things woodworking
that can be found on WoodNet is immeasurable.
Front Spacing Calculator (Excel) by Cian
- A photoscape of my woodworking related photos.
- Convert just about anything to anything else.
Books - I'm an admitted book nut too.
Services and Retailers
An index of woodworking
related articles and guides. These articles are not all necessarily mine.
Respective authors are noted. Pick your venue:
Birth of a Woodshop
(perpetually under construction) Woodshop - I'm
currently in the process of building my first woodshop in my basement,
albeit very slowly. I am learning a lot along the way though.
Enclosure for an Air Compressor - I
built this 'cuz I figure waking up the dead in the cemetery 2 miles
away wasn't very neighborly.
A common topic
of discussion in woodworking is woodshop dust control, and, a while
back there was a long thread within WoodNet
about a great price that one tool vendor had offered on a full-size
dust collector. Well, for the benefit of those who participated in
the Central Machinery Dust Collector forum thread, I spent some time
documenting the activity of this particular discussion and created
Collection on the Delta Bandsaw
by Fine Woodworking
Gochnour's Woodshop by Fine Woodworking
Marks' Woodshop by The Wood Whisperer
Lawn Log. My first effort at lawn maintenance as a homeowner.
Lawn Log. Another year, another attempt.
Lawn Log. A better year, but still not perfect.
2011 Lawn Log.
Cian Perez / www.CianPerez.com