Jan
27
2015

Channeling my efforts

With most woodworking, mess up a procedure and you can usually just grab another piece of material and try again. That wasn’t the case with my new router table. (Read More…)

Jan
20
2015

Of mice and mess

We have cats; ergo, we don’t have mice. At least, not for long. But there is one, mostly cat-free zone in our house: my shop. (Read More…)

Jan
16
2015

The great changeover

You wouldn’t think so, but putting away Christmas decorations affects my woodworking. And not in a good way. (Read More…)

Jan
13
2015

Misled by Ted

Ever hear of “Ted’s Woodworking?” If you’ve searched for anything related to woodworking on the Internet, you probably have. News flash: It’s a scam targeting woodworkers. (Read More…)

Jan
09
2015

Weather wackiness

It looks like last year’s “Polar Vortex” wasn’t just a one-time treat. As always, the cold plays havoc with my shop experience in myriad ways. (Read More…)

Jan
05
2015

2015

It’s the first blog of the New Year, and at this very moment … (Read More…)

Dec
23
2014

The scroll of life

Twice in one month I’ve learned something about how I do woodworking. Like the last time, it was something I don’t handle very well. Darn. (Read More…)

Dec
19
2014

Christmas rush

Here were are only a few days away from Christmas, and I find myself just now getting started on some projects I intend to gift to family. (Read More…)

Dec
16
2014

Intimidation

After woodworking for several decades, you’d think there’d be nothing new to learn about myself when it comes to being in the woodshop. Well, I just learned something. (Read More…)

Dec
12
2014

Idle time

I’ve been working on three major projects simultaneously, and all three were completed within days of each other. Right now I’ve got – gasp! – some time off. (Read More…)