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Passing it on

Friday, March 13th, 2015

My son always worked with me in the shop. From the time he was old enough to hold a hammer, he wanted to. (more…)

Not a fan

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

Here we go again with daylight savings time. As my grandson says, “No like it.” (more…)

My lucky day

Friday, March 6th, 2015

I have always done the maintenance and repairs on my equipment. But newer tools – with all of their electronics – necessitate the calling the ‘repair guy.’ (more…)

Common sense

Friday, February 27th, 2015

In my last post, I wrote, “Common sense will serve you well …” But then I started thinking about that and I thought that common sense seems to be not so common at all. (more…)

Risk is part of life

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

In our modern world, we have become obsessed with being safe. Somewhere along the way, we went completely off the rails. (more…)

An impressive display

Friday, February 20th, 2015

At a woodworking show in the mid 80′s, I was able to watch a master Japanese joiner make a complex splice. (more…)

How we fixed it

Friday, February 13th, 2015

In a previous post about the giant double-wall end cabinet that was made too big, the question arose as to how we fixed it. (more…)

Slowing down

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

I have always been a sprinter, as I tend to work fast and tire early. (more…)

Who’s got your back?

Friday, February 6th, 2015

For those of us whose work involves a lot of heavy lifting and straining throughout the day, having your back “go out” is something to dread. (more…)

A lesson learned

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

The old rule about measuring twice and cutting once is always worth repeating. I’ve broken the rule and paid the price. (more…)