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A Discourse on Milling Wood By Hand

05-25-2015 04:56 AM by siavosh | 1 comment »

After milling a few pieces of wood by hand, tedium is the first feeling that sets in. This is then followed by frustration, annoyance, even anger at oneself as we struggle to keep multiple pieces not only perfectly square but at the necessary dimensions with respect to each other. If one doesn’t quit, we quickly wish for machines to mindlessly fix the deficiencies in our work. I’m no hand tool snob or Luddite, after all technology pays my bills, but when I don’t have a planer or jointer at hand, I have to ask myself why am I spending my weekend doing this work. Is there value in this work other than trying to reach the end? When we live with a process that frustrates us, to stay sa...

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