Keddie Woodshop

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Surviving Winter | With Wet Firewood

Surviving Winter with wet Firewood
I live in the backwoods of Southwestern Pennsylvania, it's basically a rural village the rest of the world forgot.  Modern commodities like water, gas and sewage...  we don't have those luxuries.  Instead some of us collect rain water (me) others have wells. We do have indoor plumbing, electric...
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Stanley No. 299 Utility Knife

Stanley No 299 Utility Knife
​Theres always a tool you grab first, you might have a few models, but there's always your goto. When it comes to utility knives the Stanley No. 299 is mine. Sure, it's a fixed blades and lacerated my fingers, pockets and ass so many times I lost track... but it's a simple, tested design that can't be improved.  Simple Design | ...
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Built-in Designs

IMG_20180806_17293_20180807-212446_1 Sun Room makeover Coming Soon!
I finally got around to cleaning the shop and I am ready to start working on a new line/series/project/ect. It's going to be built in furniture and decor starting in my sunroom and working my way through the house. I haven't come up with a name yet, but Adam of LazyguyDIY suggested Homewrecking with Matt.... I want to take a differen...
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Shingling Roofs and Carving Shelves

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​I turned 36 on Thursday, I can't really believe it. 20 years ago a driver's license is all I could think about, now its more like "Fuck I hate driving"  "I want to build a new shop" and "I want to be a maker full-time". I guess your priorities change but the "wants" are always there.  I keep finding myself thinking about t...
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Woodmizer and Coasters

Wood coasters Wood Coasters and Woodmizers
​Saturday morning, my uncle and I began milling more logs from the ash we felled three years ago. He wanted a few 6"x6"x16' beams for a restoration project and I will be the first to say.... that shit is heavy AF!  Luckily Shannon stopped by to offer a hand, having a third person when milling really helps out. My uncle operated ...
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Resin Molds and Website Work

Ugly Resin Casting It doesn't look good :(
​I began work on a few resin / walnut chunky hearts. I had an interesting piece of walnut break off a log I was Turbo Planing yesterday. I cast them in Stone Coat Countertop's Casting Resin along with some of their pigments last night after the Ray Lamontange show. This morning I popped them out of the soap mold and it was ...
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