oquinonez

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About oquinonez

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    Male
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    San Francisco CA
  • Woodworking Interests
    Hobbyist looking to make some beer money.
    Furniture, and other small stuff. Haven't done cabinets yet but likely in the future.

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  1. Hi all, I'm putting together a breakfast nook bench for my kitchen. The bench will open on the top for storage under the seating area. The project will be made from mostly 3/4" A1 Maple plywood, the top will be bread boarded with poplar and the whole project painted(likely white). My question is about joinery. I'm debating on whether I need rabbets on the end pieces to set the carcass into with glue or should I just use butt joints with festool dominoes? I can use pocket screws too, but I'd like to use something a bit stronger as I'm imagining this piece taking lots of abuse from ki
  2. Hi all, I'm putting together a breakfast nook bench for my kitchen. The bench will open on the top for storage under the seating area. The project will be made from mostly 3/4" A1 Maple plywood, the top will be bread boarded with poplar and the whole project painted(likely white). My question is about joinery. I'm debating on whether I need rabbets on the end pieces to set the carcass into with glue or should I just use butt joints with festool dominoes? I can use pocket screws too, but I'd like to use something a bit stronger as I'm imagining this piece taking lots of abuse from ki
  3. I just recenlty ordered Nakashima's Soul of a Tree. I have only started thumbing through it but am excited to really get into it. I also own the 3 Krenov Books.
  4. Makin sawdust it's a genuine Herman Miller chair.
  5. SOLD! Sjeff, the electrician told me it would be $1k for installing the service IF we could find the right circuit breaker. I only had one spot left in my panel so that was the main risk. If we couldn't find the right circuit breaker i would need a whole new panel likely bringing the cost up to 1.5-2K. For me as a hobbyist it didn't seem worth it right now.
  6. BC, I got the jointer during the sale. so I paid right around $2K for the jointer. The sale is over and now you can't get this jointer for anything less than what T has already highlighted. And the shipping is going to cost me likely $600 if I refuse it and ship it back to TN.
  7. Hi all, I just wanted to throw out some of my projects. Please be nice with your critiques. but would def like to get your opinions. HA! Most of my work at this point has been inspired by what I see other folks building out there or variations there of. Also I'm realizing I use a lot of live edge walnut. I am about 2 years into this hobby and have def jumped in head first. I'm contemplating doing this on the side as a way to make some fun money or at least self financing. :-S Given all I have spent on festool alone, I need to sell about 500 tables to break even. haha! I've
  8. Hi All, I'm Oscar Q. I'm in SF CA but originally from NM and have been woodworking for about 2years now. I just wanted to say hi and introduce myself to the forums. I picked up woodworking as a way to let the creative juices flow and to save money on buying furniture. My wife and I had gone to a popular high end furniture store and we both liked a live edge walnut coffee table. The price though was over $2K!! I looked at it and in typical macho fashion said. "I can make that!" once I started in on the project I was hooked. I've since made two Sofa tables, two jewelry boxes,
  9. Hi All, I'm Oscar Q. I'm in SF CA and have been woodworking for about 2years now. I just wanted to say hi and introduce myself to the forums. I picked up woodworking as a way to let the creative juices flow and to save money on buying furniture. My wife and I had gone to a popular high end furniture store and we both liked a live edge walnut coffee table. The price though was over $2K!! I looked at it and in typical macho fashion said. "I can make that!" once I started in on the project I was hooked. I've since made two Sofa tables, two jewelry boxes, several frames, cutting
  10. Thanks bgreenb. I asked that question and Acme tools(who I ordered it from) said PM will charge them then me the cost of shipping to and from TN to CA. I'm in San Francisco. I edited the original post to include that info.
  11. I have a BRAND NEW IN-BOX Powermatic 60HH 8" Helical Head Jointer. I ordered it but am unable to use it due to electrical constraints in my house. My mistake is your gain. I don't have any pics of it in my possession just yet s its being delivered today(4/22). Below is the description from the powermatic site and stock pic. Thanks bgreenb! I am located in San Francisco as is the jointer. If I return it to PM they will charge me for shipping to and from my location in San Francisco to Tennessee where Jet/PM factory is. This 8 In. jointer meets the demand for accuracy while comb
  12. Hi Mike, I actually just ordered the Powermatic 60HH 8" jointer and it's supposed to be delivered today. Unfortunately after wrestling with an electrical issue the cost of putting in a new 230V outlet is proving to be too costly for me. Any interest in getting the 60hh vs the parallelogram? online the cost is $2,300 but I'm looking to sell it for $2K. Shane, Congrats!