What's in your woodworking starter kit?
I just developed this passion in 2016, at the age of 70, and I just love it. I discovered what I needed for tools as I went along, and I'm still learning. Thanks to Hometalk, I am learning faster and at my age that is a great advantage, so thank you to all you DIY'er.
All the stuff I am creating is just an adaptation of inspiring projects I have seen on Hometalk, DIY or Pintrest. The hardest work was getting the tools I needed, on the limited pension I'm living under.
I'm releived to say that over the years I have many of the basic tools, like hammer, plyers, staple gun, screwdriver, a drawer full of odds and ends (tape, screws, nail, ect...)
I had a handheld battery operated screwdriver/drill, 2 electric sanders, and that was my arsenal in the beggining. But the best thing that I possed was a Home repair tool set for DUMMIES, got it from Canadian Tire on sale.
I have a few wooden planters and enjoy using salvaged wood such as pallets or logs in my décor. I was recently made aware that I am inviting termites into my home. I... See more
I'm seriously considering making this twisty side table that I fell in love with here on Hometalk (By Chasing A Dream), but cutting the wood is a bit too ambitious fo... See more
We took the old popcorn ceiling off in our livingroom and thought we could just paint it. We fixed some hairline cracks where the joint in the sheetrock are, primed a... See more
Furniture is older than I am. It was my parents