Monthly Archives: November 2011

Happy Customer!

The bed I have been working on was completed and installed yesterday, and this morning I was told by my happy customer, “This Asher’s favorite bed!” All my other children needed gentle nudging to begrudgingly accept the fact that it … Continue reading

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And what Yaakov found in the rabbit hole

Today Alice made it down the rabbit hole to the tea party which was full of treats and surprises. What the heck am I talking about you ask!? Today, I found what is at the end of the rabbit hole: … Continue reading

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What do you think about…..

What time is it? It’s product review time. I think it is important for woodworkers to share what they know, and give feedback about the products they are using.  First up to the plate is: “The Anarchist’s Tool Chest” by … Continue reading

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Ode to my Plane

Note: Best read with the voice of Comic Book guy from the Simpsons. As I near the end of the construction phase of the red oak bed, I have been busy preparing the parts for assembly. And therefore, I have been … Continue reading

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No math today thankyou…

From time to time, I teach young people woodworking in my shop, and one of my selling points is that I tell the parents that woodworking requires math. If the parent is wishy washy about letting their child take a … Continue reading

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Stepping back

I guess most of us woodworkers don’t think about it that much anymore, but on the rare occasion, I’ll look at a piece of furniture I am working on and think, “WOW! I made that.” Think about it, you take … Continue reading

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Further down the rabbit hole

I have been falling deeper into the hand tool habit. For the past couple of weeks I have trying hard to get time to work on a twin sized bed made of red oak. You’d think with my limited time … Continue reading

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