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  About Me

  • My Shop
    Some detailed information about my workshop.
    Power Tools
    Excalibur 16" Scroll Saw
    Ryobi Tabletop Belt/Disc Sander
    Craftsman Routers (2)
    (2) DeWalt 611 Trim Router w/ Plunge
    DeWalt 20V Max XR Cordless Router
    Makita ET0701C
    Skil 18" Belt Sander
    Bosch Orbital Sander
    Dremel 4000 Rotary Tool with Accessories Kit
    Dremel 4300 Rotary Tool with Accessories Kit
    Bosch 10" Sliding Compound Miter Saw
    (Ken's) DeWalt Corded & Cordless Circular Saw
    Bosch Jig Saw
    Speed King Drill Press
    DeWalt 12 1/4" Planer with shelix blades
    Delta 6" Jointer


    If anyone knows of a Porter Cable P100 Classic (The Anniversary Edition put out in 2006) out there somewhere, please message me... I miss that 50 lb dinosaur!
    My Shop
    My newest shop, built this year (June 2019) has earned the title of "She Shed." It's 16' x 24', And if I want to be technical, it's about the size of a 1 1/2 car garage. If it had a garage door, it would be called a garage. With the help of a master electrician I work with, I was able to get electricity out to the workshop, so I don't have to run on extension cords anymore. Slowly getting it insulated, starting with the ceiling. The heaters in there, each go up to 40,000 btu, which I recently found out, will heat 2,000 sq. ft. when both are running. Needless to say, I'm keeping toasty even on super cold days. **The second one was purchased by mistake when I thought the first one had died, when in fact, it just needed to be blown out, and a new tank of LP. ** (Whoops. Tank read I still had fuel. Guess not. *giggle*)
  • Woodworker Information
    A few details about myself.
    Biography
    I started woodworking back around 97 or 98 when we couldn't afford a sign for our campsite up north. So, my husband bought me a $35 rotary tool, I sat down at my computer, and designed a sign for our campsite. I went on to make cork boards, and other projects, when I found a scroll saw forum in a chat area I frequented.

    I was instantly hooked, and began scrolling. I got pattern after pattern (I now have a collection of patterns that my husband groans at when he sees it lol) through my forum of free scroll saw patterns, and magazine after magazine of scroll saw patterns, as well.

    In August 2011, I decided to try my hand at routing. Another instant love. I now do custom wood signs for outdoor and indoor decor. I was invited to a local trade center, but circumstances as they were, I couldn't go out there. Currently, I do signs as I see them, and make them for others as I'm asked.
    Location
    Michigan (for now)
    Interests
    I Crochet, knit, bake, quilt, and do desktop designing (I create a lot of my wood patterns on my laptop then transfer to the wood for custom signs). I currently do mostly sign routing. I also enjoy scrolling, though I haven't done it lately. I have a stack of scroll patterns from a former scroll group I belonged to that I completely forgot about until a friend needed a pattern made. Oy vey what a project that was to go through that huge stack of books, 3" notebooks, and paper patterns... My next endeavor will be the lathe. A gentleman who is part of a group has invited me, and my other half and I hope to join.
    Favorite Router
    I had a "Strategy" spin saw/trim router that I found at a flea market, and had been using it the most. It's light weight body makes it easy to hold up with one hand while I check my progress. Of the routers I now have, I have to say my DeWalt Trim Router is my favorite. It's as light weight as I'm gonna get, and it's easy to use. I use my full size routers for trimming off the edges of my boards.
    Woodworking Experience (Years)
    19
    First Name
    Barb
    Country
    United States
  • Signature
    Barb


    Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please.
    Mark Twain

    There cannot be a crisis next week. My schedule is already full.
    Henry A. Kissinger

    If you choose to poke at a bee hive, be prepared to get stung.

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09-30-2020
06:43 AM - OutoftheWoodwork mentioned MEBCWD in post Newbie in search of a turtle
MEBCWD Mike, she's using As...
09-29-2020
09:26 AM - OutoftheWoodwork mentioned marecat3 in post The Argument Within.... (Warning: May Be Lengthy)
marecat3 Yeah, I prefer stain...
08:51 AM - OutoftheWoodwork mentioned sreilly in post The Argument Within.... (Warning: May Be Lengthy)
sreilly don't get your boxer...
09-26-2020
07:51 PM - OutoftheWoodwork mentioned Jimmy Dee in post Lazy Woman Asking....
Jimmy Dee that's gorgeous! Ca...
05:09 PM - DesertRatTom mentioned OutoftheWoodwork in post Very Simple Router Planer
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09-25-2020
05:46 PM - OutoftheWoodwork mentioned DesertRatTom in post Lazy Woman Asking....
DesertRatTom don't know the size,...
11:31 AM - OutoftheWoodwork mentioned DesertRatTom in post Lazy Woman Asking....
DesertRatTom at the moment, I'll ...
09-11-2020
04:40 PM - OutoftheWoodwork mentioned John Smith_ in post Sign Carving Router
John Smith_ Like your base desig...
12:56 PM - DesertRatTom mentioned OutoftheWoodwork in post Sign Carving Router
... engage the bit? OutoftheWoodwork Barb, I would love...
08:37 AM - OutoftheWoodwork mentioned Cherryville Chuck in post I'm pleased to announce....
Cherryville Chuck Typical man... I sai...
09-07-2020
11:47 AM - OutoftheWoodwork mentioned RainMan 2.0 in post Ghost Town...
SMH RainMan 2.0 rofl
08-31-2020
08:10 PM - Stick486 mentioned OutoftheWoodwork in post Happy birthday, Barb
OutoftheWoodwork.... Hey Barb... if y...
08-30-2020
04:41 PM - OutoftheWoodwork mentioned honesttjohn in post Wen 3410
...eet, Stick. :x honesttjohn Add 18 to that 35 :...
08:27 AM - OutoftheWoodwork mentioned Herb Stoops in post Wen 3410
Herb Stoops, Sure I will... Not...
08-21-2020
11:31 AM - OutoftheWoodwork mentioned roxanne562001 in post Zero turn mower questions
roxanne562001 hubby is a landscape...
08-18-2020
11:30 AM - OutoftheWoodwork mentioned old55 in post I've Been Lurkin...
old55 Thanks, Ross. I try...
08-17-2020
07:51 AM - OutoftheWoodwork mentioned tomp913 in post Adorable!!!
tomp913 She must not be into...
08-09-2020
01:04 PM - DesertRatTom mentioned OutoftheWoodwork in post Carving bits
OutoftheWoodwork Has Barb checked in...
07-21-2020
06:07 PM - OutoftheWoodwork mentioned Herb Stoops in post I've Been Lurkin...
Herb Stoops Thanks. Still have ...
06-26-2020
05:43 PM - OutoftheWoodwork mentioned Nickp in post Okay, Carpenters...
Nickp Okay, I'll try not...

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10-09-2020
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10-08-2020
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10-06-2020
12:08 AM - JFPNCM quoted OutoftheWoodwork in post Don't do this at home...
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10-02-2020
09:37 PM - jw2170 quoted OutoftheWoodwork in post Bosch 4100: Insert plate
BACK THE TRUCK UP! WTH IS GOIN ON!...
08:59 PM - difalkner quoted OutoftheWoodwork in post A special thank you to a long-time member.
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04:00 PM - thomas1389 quoted OutoftheWoodwork in post Bosch 4100: Insert plate
BACK THE TRUCK UP! WTH IS GOIN O...
09:41 AM - honesttjohn quoted OutoftheWoodwork in post A special thank you to a long-time member.
You can't leave! Okay what's goin on...
10-01-2020
11:21 AM - Herb Stoops quoted OutoftheWoodwork in post A special thank you to a long-time member.
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09-30-2020
11:50 AM - MEBCWD quoted OutoftheWoodwork in post Newbie in search of a turtle
I opened it in Aspire last night, and...
09:15 AM - MEBCWD quoted OutoftheWoodwork in post Newbie in search of a turtle
MEBCWD Mike, she's using Aspire Okay...
09-29-2020
03:17 PM - TWheels quoted OutoftheWoodwork in post Don't do this at home...
If I'm dumb enough to blurt out in th...
09-26-2020
11:22 PM - RainMan 2.0 quoted OutoftheWoodwork in post Lazy Woman Asking....
Okay. (I think). I use simple terms...
09-25-2020
01:46 PM - Stick486 quoted OutoftheWoodwork in post ANNOUNCEMENT: New Forum Software Coming to RouterForums.com
:x Stick, you are a gem, that's for s...
11:32 AM - Herb Stoops quoted OutoftheWoodwork in post ANNOUNCEMENT: New Forum Software Coming to RouterForums.com
Herb, you always manage a giggle outt...
11:20 AM - Herb Stoops quoted OutoftheWoodwork in post ANNOUNCEMENT: New Forum Software Coming to RouterForums.com
Personally, I'm hoping for more funct...
09-14-2020
06:54 PM - DesertRatTom quoted OutoftheWoodwork in post An Evening In My Shop
but... And after seeing that 2nd Amen...
09-13-2020
07:59 PM - Herb Stoops quoted OutoftheWoodwork in post An Evening In My Shop
Not changing, Rick, just completing t...
01:37 PM - Herb Stoops quoted OutoftheWoodwork in post Trump 2nd Amendment sign
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11:02 AM - honesttjohn quoted OutoftheWoodwork in post Trump 2nd Amendment sign
We have all these amazing patterns yo...
 
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