Construction of the shelf unit for my new baby-food-jar-centric hardware storage system is now well underway. I have opted to grace the project with hand-cut dovetail joints on the frame. Why would I take the time and effort to use dovet...
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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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Once again, the handsawgeek went a-rust hunting this past weekend, and found another item to check off of the hand tool ‘acquisition list’ – a draw knife. This one was manufactured by P.S. & W. Co., and is in excellent shape. The blade h...
Cleaning, sorting, and organizing of the newly conceived handsawgeek shop hardware system is now well under way. The next task is to turn attention to the construction of a proper storage shelf to hold all of those gleaming baby food jars f...
Today’s post relates a tale of woe concerning one of the coffee cans full of nails recently procured in the Great Yard Sale Hardware Purchase: Upon dumping the contents into the Hudnut Sorter, I discovered that the can had been the recipien...
That’s just a fancy way of saying “Dirt, Bugs, and Plant Debris”. In working through the newly acquired stash of hardware, it has become quickly apparent that the collection spent most of its life in a more open environment – a shed, most l...