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Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

Research and development is a very professional sounding term for the process of making mistakes. (more…)

On the Internet

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

In a reply to a recent post, the question was asked, “Where do you find plans and components for something like that?” (more…)


Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

Well, here we go again. China reports less than stellar sales and pow, down goes the stock market. (more…)

A diversion

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

I’ve always found it refreshing to take a break from the business of woodworking every now and then, especially for those special projects that involve your family and friends. (more…)


Friday, January 8th, 2016

We’ve barely settled in and there’s a threat of another global recession. (more…)

Imagine that

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015

We know so much about the human machine, how it works, what the parts do and how they interrelate. But we still don’t understand what really makes it go. (more…)

That little voice

Friday, December 18th, 2015

We’ve all heard it at one time or another. The little voice that says, “Maybe you shouldn’t do that.” It’s usually heard just as we are about to do something really stupid. (more…)

I really like your work but …

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

This is said more often than I’d like, followed by, “Could you come up with something less expensive?” (more…)

An unfamiliar make

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

The other day I was standing in line at the local grocery store and started looking at the magazines. One title caught my eye. (more…)

Not very classy

Friday, December 4th, 2015

There are times when we find ourselves asked to demo for a group of interested people or to conduct a class. Most times these are paid for and those attending have certain expectations. It is assumed that the presenter will have everything needed to convey the information adequately. (more…)