hope to learn a lot here
My name is Mike.everybody calls me big Mike. I am a geek by trade and an amateur woodworker by hobby. I just got into woodworking less than 10 years ago and so far it has been quite a bit of fun. I tried to be safe and careful and so far I still have all my fingers. For most of my life I got along much better with metal and motors and machinery than I did with would. Until a friend of mine who is a carpenter came along and showed me how to actually measure something I could not cut two pieces of wood the same length ever. For some reason it never dawned on me that it mattered from which side of the blade you were cutting from and I never considered the with of the blade. Once we figure that all out I have been able to build boxes that are square, cabinets that don't need shims, and things you can set on the floor that don't rock. None of those things were possible before my friend helped me. I have been buying tools piece at a time for quite a few years and I am sure that there are those of you who have more wrapped up in a table saw than I do in a whole shop. my goal is just to have fun, and finish the project completely before I am done with it. if we needed to talk about fixing computers I'm your man.
God bless and I hope there is a lot of people here that can help me learn more about what I'm doing.
– Big Mike