Ira Cohen (@fatguywithatoolbelt) [similar]

Just a novice DIYer and novice woodworker relying on God's Grace to get through each day. -Philippians 4:13! Twitter:@fatguymrfixit

Ira Cohen (@fatguywithatoolbelt)

Finally got around to cutting some wood stencils of an angel and a Christmas tree.

Now to trace some angels and trees and get to cutting!

#palletwoodprojects
#palletwoodsigns
#palletwoodchristmastrees
#ryobipowertools
#18vcordlessjigsaw
#ryobination

Ira Cohen (@fatguywithatoolbelt)

PRAISE THE NAME OF JESUS!!!! Snowblower started up! It's running great!!!!! #Craftsman
#snowblower

Ira Cohen (@fatguywithatoolbelt)

My Sunday projects for after Church. -finish angel and tree templates.
-make some angels and Christmas trees.
-route a sign for someone at work.
-tune up and test snow blower. Needs gas, spark plug, oil, and some TLC....
-break down more pallets for next project.
-disconnect garden hoses and store for winter.
-store some grills for winter.

#Craftsman
#snowblower
#penzoil
#seafoam
#woodworking
#palletwood
#palletwoodsigns
#palletwoodsigns
#palletwoodchristmastrees
#ryobipowertools
#ryobination
#18vcordlessjigsaw
#18vcordlessrandomorbitalsander
#harborfreighttools
#trimrouter
#diablotoolsrouterblades
#cleanyardequalshappywife

Ira Cohen (@fatguywithatoolbelt)

Been out sick yesterday and today, so I haven't done any woodworking... Here's a shot of my last haul of pallets, and some of my 2 day Dr Who marathon... #outsick
#coldssuck
#palletwood
#drwho
#rosetyler
#timelords
#cybermen
#daleks
#torchwood

Ira Cohen (@fatguywithatoolbelt)

Since its raining so much, my next project is probably going to be building an ark, I'm working on "indoor stuff"... Oak Jesus sign.

Finished all the Little Frosty's thanks to my wife.
Glued up boards for another sign.

Finished the border for a huge outdoor sign. Just need to figure out what's going on it... Cut and painted the buttons and nose for "Big Frosty", and found 2 matching buttons for eyes.

Maybe I'll finish Big Frosty later... #woodworking
#woodpalletsnowmen
#woodensigns
#jesussigns
#gliddenpaint
#gorillaglue
#ryobination
#ryobipowertools
#18vcordlessjigsaw
#buttonprojects
#fundiyprojects

Ira Cohen (@fatguywithatoolbelt)

Got the templates for Christmas Angels and Christmas trees glued up and ready to be cut.

Also glued up some smaller pieces for my next sign.

#woodensigns
#woodworking
#woodenangels
#woodenchristmastree
#scripturesigns
#gorillaglue
#harborfreighttools
#pittsburghclamps
#Craftsman
#tablesaw
#ryobipowertools
#ryobination
#18vcordlessjigsaw
#homedepot

Ira Cohen (@fatguywithatoolbelt)

My view at work this morning...

Ira Cohen (@fatguywithatoolbelt)

Big Frosty got his hat today. Maybe tomorrow he will get eyes, a nose, and buttons... Also decided to re-paint a blank sign that I made 3 months ago and never finished. The tan background is now green. The blue frame borders are now maroon.

It sucks being partially color blind. I'm always asking my family for help in matching colors... I'm thinking of putting a scripture verse on this maybe John 14:6... #woodworking
#palletwood
#palletwoodsigns
#scripturesigns
#ryobination
#ryobipowertools
#18vcordlessreciprocalsaw
#chalkpaint
#woodpalletprojects
#diy
#stencils
#hobbylobby

Ira Cohen (@fatguywithatoolbelt)

With all the pallet wood projects going on lately, I found myself spending a lot of time getting the nails out of the wood.

Saw a 3 piece set of these at Harbor Freight.
They worrk great!

#harborfreight
#harborfreighttools
#woodworking
#palletwood
#palletwoodprojects

Ira Cohen (@fatguywithatoolbelt)

My wife found some material to use for scarves on the mini-Frosty's.

While I was finishing up eyes and buttons, I dropped one of them on the floor. Since it took my 30 minutes to weed through the huge bag of buttons to find a matching set, this KILLED ME!!!!
I eventually found another decent matching pair and finished the glue-up. I was so done, I didnt take any pics...lol... Looks great!

Ira Cohen (@fatguywithatoolbelt)

Tried to cut out a 3ft pallet wood snowman earlier.

Let's just say it could have gone better.

First, I needed to add additional support wood on the back after some pieces came loose.
Then, I almost decapitated Frosty. ...OK, maybe not decapitated, but I did manage to take part of his face and part of his hat off...lol... Some Gorilla Glue fixed it all up. I managed to salvage the wood pieces that fell off.

Tomorrow, I'll trim and sand around where I made the repair. Then maybe paint on Tuesday.

#woodworking
#woodpalletsnowmen
#palletwood
#palletwoodsnowmen
#recycledwoodprojects
#recycledwood
#18vcordlessjigsaw
#ryobination
#ryobipowertools
#backyardwoodworking
#gorillaglue
#pittsburghclamps
#harborfreighttools
#frostyisonlifesupport
#attemptedmurderofasnowman
#thisisnotsupposedtostressmeout
#imtoooldforthiscrap

Ira Cohen (@fatguywithatoolbelt)

Weekend project.

Finally made it down to the end... Used my Ryobi Hammer Drill in low speed to mix the cement. Worked like a charm!

#cement
#masonry
#cementwalkway
#brickborders
#brickwork
#ryobipowertools
#ryobination
#18vcordlesshammerdrill
#sakrete
#homedepot
#imtoooldforthiscrap
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