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Any Woodworkers Here?

I do a bit but find I don't have the patience for fine wood working like furniture. I can build a deck and have taken a shot at wood working. Built my Grand Daughter a rocking chair out or spotted maple that turned out great. Tried to attach a pic but too big of a file.
 

One nice thing about woodworking - lots of folks could do it, but they won't try. Many of those same folks will be amazed at what you're able to do. Same thing when I got into knife making. Hot and messy for sure, but not really all that hard. If you like working with your hands and building stuff, all you really need is the space and the desire.
 
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Look up "maker space" -- there's one on Innovation Campus at UNL that has some good woodworking options, but they are all over the place.

I need to do the same down here. I have most everything required for any type of woodworking, but I don't have a planer. I don't see the point in buying a smaller power planer when the material I'd likely be working with would require something much bigger. That would be awesome to find in a location like you're describing.
 




I need to do the same down here. I have most everything required for any type of woodworking, but I don't have a planer. I don't see the point in buying a smaller power planer when the material I'd likely be working with would require something much bigger. That would be awesome to find in a location like you're describing.
You can get boards, purchased at some woodworking stores, planed there.
 
After hand/wrist surgery and an extended period of not being able to do much of anything I found that building something, without a lot of pain in my hand, is quite enjoyable. So I started turning my small space in the garage into a little workshop. I haven’t really done any woodworking since high school 40 years ago and have a lot to remember and relearn.

Anyway, please share and tips or tricks you’ve learned over the years and show-off anything you’ve built
In response to the title: No but my wife is and I'm always encouraging her to practice more and sharpen her skills. I always supply her the wood.
 
I am retired, and I do get exceptionally bored.

As bugeater61 said, I also have a space that I could "set up shop" so to speak. I have very minimal woodworking tools but I remember 50+ years ago how much I truly enjoyed it.

I'm not made of money but would love to get back and at least see if the passion is still there without having to dive in financially.

We shall see?

Maybe a fishing kayak? Would really like that too.................?

Thanks for all the great advice and suggestions in this thread.
 





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