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Hans Christopher Mueller
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Crafts person for all things wooden
Crafts person for all things wooden

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First of the Season
The warm weather is upon us, so the calls for outdoor projects has begun.  A previous customer called me up wanting to make some improvements to the front of their home. I really enjoy working for repeat customers having that past working relation usually m...
First of the Season
First of the Season
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Finding Focus
Jack of all trades master of non, a common enough expression.  Mastering a trade will take you very far in the construction industry, but to take yourself far in your own business you need focus as well.  Without focus you end up running all over the place ...
Finding Focus
Finding Focus
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Speaking about Woodworking
I had the privilege to speak to the Kingston Woodworkers Association today.  The KWA put together a great symposium to discuss woodworking joinery.  I was included in a great line up of talented Ontario based makers and felt honoured to be asked to join the...
Speaking about Woodworking
Speaking about Woodworking
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Getting On Track
Things are getting back on track finally.  Yesterday the electricians finished their work in the Shop, the walls are drywalled and I even have heat on in the shop.  I moved in the machinery and all my tools which means I am finally where I wanted to be seve...
Getting On Track
Getting On Track
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Shit Happens
I am finally in my new place full time and that is a great feeling.  For my first time moving it went smoothly, but it did take a long time, and I did learn a lot during the process.  Chief lesson is do not rush your move but do as much of the move in a sin...
Shit Happens
Shit Happens
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A New Year, A New City, An Old House
2014 is over and so is my time at  Rosewood Studio  has come to an end.  I started as a student at Rosewood in January of 2013.  For three months Ron Barter the owner and full time instructor showed me the ropes of building wood furniture.  After finishing ...
A New Year, A New City, An Old House
A New Year, A New City, An Old House
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Writing up a formal list of principles and practices for my business.  Home owners would you want to read a contractors principles and practices before hiring them?  What would you hope is on that list?
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Small Splayed leg table is complete.  Simple to build and very pleasing to the eye.  Will be making a batch of these on spec in September.  Looking forward to making it again.
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I completed shaping all the table parts, and I dry assembled the table.  What do you think?  Two steps left to go,  finishing and final assembly.  
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Latest Build nearing completion.  Shaping the aprons and assembly are all that left.  This is a prototype build of what I hope will be a small production run piece.  Stayed toned to see the final project.
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