It has been nearly 16 months since my last post to Tom’s Workbench. Since then, a lot has changed in my world.
I grew some more gray hair.
My oldest son graduated high school and went off to college.
I got a new job.
Oh, and probably most pertinent to this blog – I am in the final stages of getting divorced.
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You need to start woodworking, but you’ren’t quite sure how to go about starting. You probably have many questions about how you can get started and what you’re going to be doing.
First you must think in what it is just that you want to be doing. Such as:
-What types of projects do you want to do?
-Do you’ve got the space and store to do this?
-How much money do you have to spend in your new hobby?
-How much time are you able to commit to this new hobby?
-What are your personal means?
-What would you want to get out of woodworking?
Before you set up a store, or even buy tools, you need to find out what you desire to work on. Are you looking to take on big jobs such as cupboards and furniture? Or have you been simply wanting to stick to matters that are more modest like picture frames, birdhouses, and woodcarving. The projects you take on will directly change the gear you will need, in addition to the workshop space you will take up constructing bigger projects.
The following choice is the tools you will end up using. Do you want to use power tools or hand tools? You’ve got some time and if you like a more hand crafted approach hand tools are what you are searching for. On the other hand, if you enjoy efficient and speed when creating projects then you definitely should work with power tools. Neither type of tool is more affordable compared to other. You may also use both of types for various sorts of jobs. The tools you use will also change the quantity of workspace you’ll want in your workshop.
You should make sure you’ve a special place at home where you can work in your jobs. You will want a workbench that’s not rough and organised so you can the best results possible when creating your jobs. Wherever you keep your workbench/gear you’ll need electrical outlets to plugin your power tools. Many turn their basements or garages into their workshops.
Woodworking does not take as much time as some think, it’s a hobby that you can have when you have a busy life but it doesn’t matter how long it takes something to be created by you, as long as you are creating. If it takes you a whole 8 months to complete one end table, there is nothing wrong with that. It’s all about whether or not you’re having fun with it and you are enjoying your brand-new avocation. You can create and furnish your house, or bring in a part time income selling your work.