In last week’s blog entry, I presented some photos from a trip Mrs. handsawgeek and I had taken to Korea four years ago. In that same digital photo file were other shots that reminded me of a ‘tool story’ associated with that trip. Durin...
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Location: Castle Rock, Colorado
I live in beautiful Castle Rock, Colorado with my lovely wife.
I have three daughters, all grown, and 2 grandkids (so far)
I work in the consumer satellite TV industry.
I am an active musician, playing electric and acoustic violins, guitars, and mandolins.
Oher interests / hobbies include philately, numismatics, cartooning, gardening, and antique collecting. Also am a part time Civil War history buff.
I have been working wood for quite some time. Until about around 2 years ago, I worked strictly with power tools, now I am a professed Neander. My favorite stuff to build is in the realm of wood toys. Even more fun with grandkids around...
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While looking through some photo files of yore, I happened across some that I took while Mrs. handsawgeek and I were on a trip to South Korea in 2010. One of the places we toured was the Korean Folk Village Museum in Yongin near Seoul. The K...
“Mmmm…Mediciny!” – Homer Simpson I have recently discovered that Altoid mint tins serve as excellent storage containers for small shop hardware. They are compact, easy to store, and snap tightly closed. And, like the taller cigar boxes in ...
“Attempting to play ‘Rock, Paper, Scissors’ by one’s self is a waste of time.” -handsawgeek I have a fascination for unique and unusual tools. This one certainly fits the bill, even though it’s not a woodworking tool. It was one of the i...
“Never go shopping at the BORG while wearing an orange shirt.” -handsawgeek Ever since I have made the transition to working in a traditional wood shop setting with traditional hand tools, I deemed it fitting that I should have a traditional s...