I’m a professional geek and amateur woodworker, living in Sussex and working in London.
I’ve recently started converting my single garage into a workshop with a view to building a few bits and pieces (mainly storage) for the house.
I started out with folding workbenches and hand held power tools, but in 2012 I invested in some proper benches and machinery, in the hope that one day I get the time to use it!
As you may have guessed from the blog title, I don’t take myself particularly seriously and make the occasional mistake, but that’s not to say I don’t care!
I’m finding it very hard to find the time (or space!) to achieve much at the moment, so I’ve mainly concentrated on building up a stock of tools and materials in the hope I might one day resolve this.
I have 2 young children and quite a stressful job, so I need a hobby to help me unwind.
I’ve realised it doesn’t really matter whether I’m making something, planning the optimum layout of the workshop or dreaming of the next purchase as long I enjoy the time and end up more relaxed!
I’ve not had any relevant training since a CDT Realisation GCSE in the early 1990s, but I’ve picked up a few things from books, family and the internet and I hope to improve my skills with time and effort.
If you have any questions about any of my tools or machinery then please use the comments section at the bottom of a relevant post and I will do my best to help.
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