I thought I’d post a brief update as I haven;t had a chance to post much in recent weeks. The glass for the coffee table project is proving to be a big hassle and I still don’t have it in the shop yet. The company I went with has jerked me around so many times I’ve been forced to seek another supplier. Six weeks wasted.
I’m glad the client is very understanding with the delays in this project.
I’ve taken up some carpentry work with a local company, nothing in the way of high class joinery or hand tool workouts, but pays the bills. This week we are ripping the slate off an old barn roof, and it makes for a hard day. Last week was a marathon of sealing, staining, and polyurethaning trim for a basement remodel in a mini-McMansion subdivision with vinyl siding and fake railings on the wall of the house. I hope you’ll forgive me that I chose to leave the camera at home.
The carpentry study group has been taking up a chunk of my time and we are now at the point where the group members are working on their projects so I have a respite from the instructional mailings. The first month had 6 mailings, a total now of 7, and I’ve added at least 100 pages of material to the TAJCD essay series.
I’ll be doing a presentation on Japanese carpentry at a library in Connecticut later this month so I have some preparation to do for that.
Lots on the plate right now. I’ve written the next post in the series called ‘Skin Deep’, and when i get my brain back I’ll edit it up and post it, probably in the next couple of days.
The ragweed is in bloom again, and that means that the next two months for me are full time on 24 hour allergy medication. Yee-hah!
Al for now, thanks for dropping by and I hope to be back to more regular posting in the near future.