Monthly Archives: January 2018

Wednesday Woodworking – the Jointer

This weekend I set up my new jointer.  This tool is used to flatten a surface and can be used to square up stock.  Used in combination with a planner it mills rough wood flat, true, and square.  I purchases … Continue reading

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What is Art

I am always looking for a good definition of “art.”  Recently I was reminded of this one and would like to share it with you. “The purpose of art is to lay bare the questions that have been hidden by … Continue reading

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Friday Wisdom – 2018 new law

Effective January 1, 2018, you will have to actually enlist in the Swiss Army to get a Swiss Army Knife. More important updates next week. Andrew

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Wednesday Woodworking – the planer

What do woodworkers do on cold January days when it’s too cold to work in our unheated shops? Yup, we sit in our nice warm homes, in front of a warm computer and research tools to buy.  Then we buy … Continue reading

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