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Shop Organization: Chisel Rack!

I guess I got a bug to get more organized as the projects I’m working on get more complicated, storing all the tools in the rolling tool chest o’ many drawers is getting awkward. Plus it seems like all the … Continue reading

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Shop Organization: clamp storage!

After returning from the Bahamas, I had a long list of projects and ideas that needed some attention.  But I discovered that finding other stuff to do first is almost inherent in operating a woodshop.  Case in point—I needed to … Continue reading

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Mjolnir (part 3) or, A Lesson in Sticking With the Plan

As the title says, things didn’t go exactly as planned with the hammer the past couple days.  I tried my best but it just didn’t work out as I imagined.  Here’s what happened.  Best pull up a chair and get some popcorn. It started … Continue reading

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Sky Fort Day 3: Construction begins.

So after the kids went down for bed, my wife and I started work out in the garage on the Sky Fort.  The first dozen steps or so worth of wood had been sealed and dried and was ready for … Continue reading

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Workbench Day 22: Attaching the top!

I didn’t have a lot of time today, maybe an hour and a half.  So, I spent the first hour going at the top again with the #4 plane.  I made the executive decision last night to do what I … Continue reading

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