The Long Way Around Finally Calling Your Long Term Project Done
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There's something to be said for just finishing a long term project.I've been working on a furniture build off and on since I first started at PW a few years ago.It was to be an entryway table that doubled as a place to store shoes and custom built to fit under a window yet over a heat return.
I had grand plans for the piece that were above and beyond what I knew how to do.I was going to dovetail the ends, join the middle section with mortises and through-tenons, create stopped dados to house the shelves and build an egg crate system to store the shoes.
All things I'd read about and understood on paper.And then I started learning to dovetail.Needless to say, my project stalled.I built other things as I tried to amass the skills I needed to build my table - dovetailed boxes, toys and serving trays.
I pecked away at my project a task at time.The lumber for the project wasn't dimensioned, so I learned to use the jointer and planer.I learned to use handplanes during the process, and learned the basics of sharpening and maintenance.
I learned to mark...