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In Sergei's domain the norm is total immersion. At our workshop , 18 hour days were the norm....my God...you wake up lovin the smell of sawdust in the morning..ok more truthfully...the smell gets better after the first sip of that requisite cup of joe.

The shop setup is really not out of the ordinary. Workstations are equipped with handtools, measuring devices and good overhead light. The chisels and handplanes are sharp and scrapers made from hacksaw blades and other found steel objects abound. The power shop tools are modest...tablesaw, several bandsaws, a Performax 16/32 sander, jointer, belt sander and drill press.

The portable tools and the many requisite routers and laminate trimmers,drill gun,and orbital and reciprocating palm sanders. A compressor and spray gun is used for lacquer finishing along with a portable grinder/buffer for polishing.

In Sergeis hands these tools perform....with an efficiency and ease that comes from experience and repetition. Lesson one...know your tools and keep them maintained.

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