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Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

I took some time this weekend to look over my Dad’s old tools, and it brought back some memories. (more…)

A difficult task completed

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

I finally accomplished the redo of my dust collection ducting I’ve wanted to get at, and learned several things in the process. (more…)

Show & sell

Friday, February 20th, 2015

I’ve been asked to present some of my work at a small show. That’s a first for me, so it presents some interesting challenges. (more…)

Supply run

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

I bought some specialty hinges yesterday, but somewhere along the way I dropped one package. Last night it snowed. (more…)

Grumpy old men

Friday, February 13th, 2015

In the words of Neil Young, “Old man, take a look at yourself.” Well, we took a look and, boy howdy, are we getting old. (more…)


Friday, February 6th, 2015

CNC machines – from the huge to the small – are available for just about any shop. Now, they’ve escaped the shop. (more…)

Parental guidance suggested

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

My daughter keeps hinting that she wants a miter saw. That terrifies me. (more…)

Champing at the bit

Saturday, January 31st, 2015

No matter how much preparation you do for a shop task, especially a major one, the tiniest detail can bring everything to a screeching halt.

Channeling my efforts

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

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. (more…)

Of mice and mess

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

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. (more…)