Archive for 2012

What’s it all about?

Friday, September 14th, 2012

We were recently treated to (I hope) a well meaning excoriation from one of our readers. He expressed some frustration over the seeming lack of actual woodworking information presented here. (more…)

Too much information

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

Throughout my career as a woodworker, I have had an alternate identity, kind of like Bruce Wayne and Batman. (more…)

One more thought on health care

Friday, September 7th, 2012

I am a strong advocate of a national health care system. I believe that the biggest problem we have with our current health care system is the fact that the insurance industry and the pharmaceutical companies own it. (more…)

Working efficiently

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

Every now and then, you get a chance to watch someone work who really knows what they are doing. There are two things that inevitably stand out. (more…)

No problem for a man like you

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

Some years back, I was installing cabinets for a client when they asked me if I could run some extra crown molding. (more…)

Health care mandate

Monday, August 20th, 2012

The health care mandate, recently upheld by the Supreme Court, will begin in 2014 when every person in this country will be required by law to purchase health insurance. (more…)

A bright idea?

Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

This seems to be an especially prolific time for new product ideas. Some are amazing, while others leave you scratching your head. (more…)

Maybe we should think about this

Friday, August 10th, 2012

Imagine that you are a complete novice who wants to make a patio bench for your spouse. You already have a chop saw but need to do some ripping. So you head off to look at some table saws. (more…)

Not being heard

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

My comments about flesh sensing technology seem to have stirred the pot. (more…)

Sticker shock

Friday, August 3rd, 2012

I am in the middle of assembling a custom-built machine and require various pulleys, bearings, etc. (more…)