Sep
01
2015

Cabinet surgery

A brief hospital stay following minor surgery last week afforded me hours of mind-numbing boredom. So, naturally, to pass the time I dismantled and rebuilt the doors and cabinets in my room. (Read More…)

Aug
26
2015

Pathfinder

The only thing worse than a shop getting buried in stuff during extremely busy periods, is how it somehow manages to get buried in stuff when you’re simply not that busy. (Read More…)

Aug
21
2015

Just one little mistake

The perfect project, perfectly done, perfectly finished and ready to use – except for that one tiny thing you didn’t notice, that is. (Read More…)

Aug
18
2015

How I work

Here’s another installment of an irregular series of how I do things in the shop. No deep thoughts here, just something I’ve come to use regularly because it works for me. (Read More…)

Aug
14
2015

Why is it…?

No matter how well I plan, when beginning a new project it’s an absolute certainty I can’t start without first making a trip to get something I need. (Read More…)

Aug
11
2015

A big difference

Replaced all the saw blades in my shop this week, and I am a very happy woodworker. (Read More…)

Aug
04
2015

Am I blue? You bet.

How useful a Bluetooth-capable tool is depends on how you use it. But the coolness factor of a Bluetooth-capable tool isn’t in dispute: It’s waymo cool. (Read More…)

Jul
28
2015

Hammer time

What’s the most basic woodshop tool? There are probably several, but for me it’s got to be a plain, old hammer. (Read More…)

Jul
22
2015

The age of old

As we baby boomers age, all sorts of age-related woes interfere with, well, just about everything.  (Read More…)

Jul
17
2015

A bit of light reading

After considering possible upgraded shop lighting I think I’ve found the best option. However, I’ve decided against it. Here’s why. (Read More…)