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Category: Projects

Come Visit The Gorilla Glue Booth at Woodworking in America

Posted on October 13th, by Andy Brownell in Gorilla Glue, marketing & promotion, Projects. No Comments

Next week will be my 5th Woodworking in America conference working for Gorilla Glue at their booth. ┬áThe Gorilla Glue Company has been a sponsor of this event since it’s inception, and has continued to show it’s support of woodworkers, hobbyists and DIY’ers everywhere. They are a local Cincinnati company, with products made in America employing hundreds of families that continues to bring new and innovative products to market.

This event is always the highlight of my annual woodworking calendar. Meeting old friends and new, sharing ideas, learning techniques and spending a wad of cash always comes with a two day … Read More »

Bench Prototype Video for 8/28 Woodchat

Posted on August 28th, by Andy Brownell in Design, Gorilla Glue, Projects. No Comments

Fun-Sized Furniture with a 1:6 Scale Prototype Bench

Posted on August 26th, by Andy Brownell in Gorilla Glue, marketing & promotion, Projects. No Comments

Building furniture is always very satisfying, but building a scale model of a piece of furniture is really fun. I’m a fan of playing to your strengths. So that’s why I only spend a small amount of time fussing with a drawing. My skills are somewhat lacking in that area. I do much better working in three dimensions. Scale models allow me to get to a place where I know the design and proportions work well together. This one took me about 4 hours, including the mini parts milling. I used some Niangon wood left over from an older project, … Read More »