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Just drop what you’re doing

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015

Nothing wrecks a project more than, well, wrecking it. Literally. (more…)

Just once more will do it…

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

The teensiest, tiniest of microscopic mistakes should be easy to fix. They aren’t. (more…)

Just like learning piano

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

There are lots of woodworking skills I covet, but leaning how to use SketchUp is probably at the top of my list. (more…)

Hey, where’d my shop go?

Friday, December 4th, 2015

A funny thing happened to my shop. It disappeared. At least, I’m having a darned time trying to find it. (more…)

Paying attention (or not)

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

A simple case of not paying attention could have ruined a recent project. I didn’t, but it was still a lesson learned. (more…)

Balmy breezes

Friday, November 20th, 2015

With the weather – and my woodshop – turning colder, I came up with a hot idea. OK, overstated a bit in an effort at cleverness, but it really is a good idea. (more…)

Falsely accused

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

I far prefer brushing or wiping on a finish as opposed to spraying, but there is one annoying drawback. (more…)

Lucky strikes again

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

Hardwood lumber from your local Big Box usually isn’t very good. But sometimes, it’s fantastic. (more…)

Short-term terror

Friday, November 6th, 2015

An unexpected, terrifying shock can happen anytime – while driving, doing extreme sports, opening bills – but none are as instantly petrifying as in the woodshop. (more…)

Use it, or lose it

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

Some things, like riding a bicycle, are never forgotten once learned. But hop on a bike for the first time in a few years and you’ll be terrible at it. (more…)