Woodworking on a Half-Shoestring

Part 1: Asher's 13th Birthday Gift

Yesterday the wife and I drove over to my oldest daughter’s home to deliver some gifts to the grandson and celebrate his 13th birthday. In anticipation of this visit, I built a prototype rocket ammo box storage unit that he could throw his odd...

Part 2: The Future in the Fast Lane

It’s been a while since I started this account and blog. I’ve been busy dealing with a life running on its own mindset—no batteries needed, and definitely with no input or a ‘by your leave’ from me. Not all that unusual, I guess. Still, not what...

Part 3: Making Progress: Breathe..

A couple of weeks ago I said good-bye to my Hitachi C10FL hybrid contractor saw. It had served me well, but a move in the near future makes it opportune to sell it now, replacing it with a lighter, portable jobsite saw. I’ve had the DeWalt...