The back story of how I decided to build an outfeed table. See the details of it in the project section.
I love my new cross cut sled, but it needed a place to call home that wasn’t on top of my outfeed table.
Sometimes, when things aren’t working, a step back for a bit of perspective can be helpful. This post is about getting frustrated with some poor joints, and how I set about correcting it.
So the most famous of my pandemic projects might be the squirrel tables featured in my OsCorona video, but there have been many others. This post highlights them, but check them out in Projects to see all the details.
OK, no lies. That gift card was burning a hole in my pocket. Tools were calling out to me at night. Walking through the shop, I could hear the whispers. Brand names played in my head like a bad cable TV commercial for Bob’s Discount World of Tools, or some other fairy tale dreamland. IContinue reading “Breathe in that New Tool Smell”
So here we are again. It is that time of year when movie stars gather and do movie star things, while the rest of us get to watch on TV or read about them in the papers. Last March, early in the pandemic, my younger daughter thought it would be great to have a videoContinue reading “The OsCoronas, a second time”
So here we are. Blogging. How did that happen. I guess thanks to watching too many youtubers make a french cleat wall, and staying home much more during the pandemic, I finally got off my butt and started to make a proper shop. My house is approaching 100 years old, and it has a basement.Continue reading “Gotta start somewhere….”