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Cabinet surgery

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

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. (more…)


Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

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. (more…)

Just one little mistake

Friday, August 21st, 2015

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

How I work

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

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. (more…)

Why is it…?

Friday, August 14th, 2015

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. (more…)

A big difference

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

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

Am I blue? You bet.

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

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. (more…)

Hammer time

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

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

The age of old

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

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

A bit of light reading

Friday, July 17th, 2015

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