Marine Corps To Shop Floor
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Time served funds a maker's pursuit of woodworking happiness.by Grant Burger With most things in life, you either pay with your time or your money.Say you want to build a box using 3/4 black walnut.You have three options: Buy boards milled to final thickness from a lumberyard (least time, most money); purchase rough-sawn 4/4 boards to mill yourself (more time, less money); or fell a walnut tree, have a sawyer cut it into flitches, wait years for the wood to dry and mill it to your final dimensions (least money, most time).
This time:money ratio came to mind recently when I was asked about my decision to attend the North Bennet Street School (NBSS) as a Cabinet and Furniture Making student.I'd been aware of the school, established in the North End of Boston in 1885, since I began making furniture and seeking out woodworking wisdom - and as a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, I paid for the opportunity to attend with my time.
After years spent serving in the military, I am fortunate to have earned education benefits that allow me to explore my woodworking passion.Living and training in Boston can be a financial challenge, but...