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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…)

The importance of good design

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

I’ll agree or argue, depending on your perspective, that it’s not always best for a project to turn out exactly as planned. (more…)

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…)