A Total TaiTai Tale

Tale of a Total TaiTai who was in Beijing & Beyond and is now in Singapore & Surroundings!

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Wednesday Woodworking Workshop – Week 2

Manual labor has started… Let’s carve those legs

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Wednesday Woodworking Workshop – Week 1

They let me use big machinery.

This is my 4th project with the team and when I started the scope of the projects were not as detailed. Nowadays we trim the process to ensure faster outcome. The cut on the bandsaw are a lot closer hence the carving are faster.

I love seeing how much Gangjun’s workshop has evolved and grew.

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Wednesday Woodworking Workshop – Week 1

It always starts with some pieces of wood that need to be trimmed, then curved before being assembled.

In between, there’s a lot of sweat, a few bad words might be muttered under one’s breath, maybe a few thoughts of quitting but at the end it’s all worth it… hence why I keep on coming back.

Right now I’m just mad at myself for forgetting to take a photo right at the beginning before I cut the pieces of wood but it’s all good.

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Wednesday Woodworking Workshop – 4th Project.

This is what I’m doing this time… a bit of a puzzle just like the pieces of the wood I need to shape and assemble. Oh and this time there is a twist… they will be some upholstery too.

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Wednesday Woodworking Workshop.

Woodturning is a whole new way for me to work with wood and with just the slightest move (wrong move?) you can change the whole shape of and object. Very similar to my pottery class last year.

I’m done with Woodworking. I’ve looked at their website for new projects…. there are a few I love but I’m thinking of all the time commitment it involves and I’m not sure I’m up for it quite yet. But who knows, after awhile you tend to forget and jump right back into it 😜

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