Just a quick hello. I am currently working offshore . Back home I have been putting together my FIRST woodworking shop. I have had multi-purpose garages in the past but have finally succeeded in getting my "dream house ( and shop)" last month. With a 1500+sq.ft shop, I should have plenty of space to fulfill my tinkerings, motorcycle addiction and finally wood shop space. I have always dreamed of furnishing a house with my own creations. Now that I am on track to do this, I figured it wouldn't be a bad idea to get in touch with a few Joes (or Janes) who have current practicle experience. My trade skill set is Electronics Tech; so as you can probably correctly guess, I have very little experience with REAL wood working. I have accumulated quite a few tools that have been collecting dust over the years (not sawdust unfortunately). A lot has changed since my last wood shop class in school 25 years ago. I suspect the basics have not. All I do know is that I LOVED every minute of it back then. I am going to keep it simple. My first project will be a simple work bench with sawhorses and then I will progress from there. I have a few DIY books that I have gone through. I would like to shout out and say hello to you all. I think that this will finally be a hobby that pays off in the end with useful results. I've very excited to get started.
Thank you all in advance,