Every woodworker should have one of these in their tool kit. A thumb plane. Nothing more than a real small plane with a blade no more than one inch wide. For being so small, it has a lot of versatility. I use mine mostly for creati...
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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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Like most other home hobbyist woodworkers, I generally have to squeeze my shop time in around all the other life activities: the full time job, family time, church activities, household chores, yard work, and, in my case, music practice. Av...
“Ladieeees and Gentlemen…Master Tool Corporation, a subsidiary of Fly –By-Night Industries, has asked…Who? Me! ..to show you this revolutionary new kitchen device, and don’cha wanna know how it works? It’s not a slicer. It’s not a dicer! It’s no...
“NO NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS” Why am I making no resolutions this year? Because I never fail to break them. But, here’s the paradox: Since a resolution was made to NOT make resolutions, that resolution will be broken, meaning that I will...
This past weekend, I was able to make a little bit of progress on the lathe stand project involving the four pedestal support legs. A couple of hours spent with some saws, files, rasps, and smoothing plane turned those previously ugly pieces...