While doing the recent Finding Those Roots articles, a number of the responses were quite interesting. Some who participated can remember their first days back at a very young person working side-by-side with their dad in a workshop. Others could vividly recall their high school shop class instructor lighting their woodworking fire many years ago.
Whether you were a little one or considerably older, there was that moment in your life when you chose to become a woodworker. That’s usually considered the time you started laying money down for tools, establishing some kind of work area and spending Saturday mornings hard at work. In this week’s poll, I’d like for you to look back into your past and remember just how old you were when you started woodworking.
Now, remember, I’m looking to see when you got into the craft seriously, not when you were first exposed to it. For instance, I had a wood shop class in middle school when I was 12, but I didn’t get seriously involved in the craft until I was in my late 20’s. So, I would vote in the 25 – 30 range…