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Published April 26, 2012, 12:00 AM

DIY Wood Studio

Woodworking by the hour


Norine Carr uses a sander to smooth out a cut she made in a piece of wood that will be one of the legs of a bench she is making at the DIY Wood Studio. Dave Wallis / The Forum

  • Norine Carr uses a sander to smooth out a cut she made in a piece of wood that will be one of the legs of a bench she is making at the DIY Wood Studio. Dave Wallis / The Forum
  • The DIY Wood Studio in Fargo provides a professionally equipped woodworking environment that is available to use based on a fee such as per hour or blocks of time per month. Classes are also available. Dave Wallis / The Forum
  • Erin Mayer applies glue to dovetail joints in a drawer she is making for shelving in her closet at home while working in the DIY Wood Studio in Fargo. In the foreground is a bench that another woman is making. Dave Wallis / The Forum
  • Anna Baird, left, watches how Erin Mayer is using several clamps to hold a drawer together after she glued all the joints before assembling it at the DIY Wood Studio. Dave Wallis / The Forum
  • Jim Clapper of the DIY Wood Studio lends some assistance to Chrissy Kesselring who is making a computer keyboard table in the workshop. Dave Wallis / The Forum
  • A bead of glue runs down the back of a piece of wood Erin Mayer is using to make a drawer for some closet shelving. Dave Wallis / The Forum
  • Chrissy Kesselring fastens a blade to a jigsaw before using it to cut out a design in a computer keyboard holder she is making. Dave Wallis / The Forum
  • Norine Carr checks the height of a sander before running one of the pieces of her bench through it. Dave Wallis / The Forum
  • The DIY Wood Studio has a good collection of magazines and books that woodworkers can browse through for ideas and work tips. Dave Wallis / The Forum
  • Using a power screwdriver, Anna Baird fastens dowels to an inkle loom she is making at the DIY Wood Studio in Fargo. Dave Wallis / The Forum