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Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

AJ talking about his all time favorite shop tip reminded me again of my all-time-best, award-winning, life-altering, if-he-never-came-up-with-anything-else-in-his-whole-life-it-would-be-worth-it-for-this, shop tip. (more…)

Switching gears

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

Sometimes it takes a while to get into a different groove. You can shift gears in your car is less than a few seconds. It seems to take the brain a bit longer. (more…)

Candy stores

Friday, April 24th, 2015

Everyone has a favorite “candy store.” For me, it was a place called Handloggers. (more…)


Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

I have to confess that I’m now addicted to battery-powered tools. (more…)

First things first

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

I’m reminded of the story about the guy who’s car wouldn’t turn over one morning. He immediately made the assumption that his starter motor was bad. (more…)

In total agreement

Friday, April 10th, 2015

Dave Sochar brought up an excellent point in reply to “Who’s gonna see it?” The first impression is hugely important. (more…)

Something’s in the air

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

We keep hearing talk about the economic recovery and, indeed, there are visible signs of it everywhere. (more…)

Who’s gonna see it?

Friday, March 27th, 2015

A.J.’s post about shortcuts brought to mind an event that was both amusing and interesting. (more…)

Design with appeal

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

There is an ongoing debate over the question of whether woodworking in general falls into the category of art or craft. (more…)

Design opportunities

Friday, March 20th, 2015

Continuing the thought, there are times when we have a good design and are working to manifest it when the gremlins strike and something happens to essentially ruin the work. (more…)