Feb
20
2015

Show & sell

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. (Read More…)

Feb
17
2015

Supply run

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

Feb
13
2015

Grumpy old men

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. (Read More…)

Feb
06
2015

Wee CNC

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

Feb
03
2015

Parental guidance suggested

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

Jan
31
2015

Champing at the bit

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.
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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…)