Author Archives: Andrew Reynolds

About Andrew Reynolds

Born in California Did the school thing studying electronics, computers, release engineering and literary criticism. I worked in the high tech world doing software release engineering. Then I got prostate cancer. Now I am a blogger and work in my wood shop doing scroll saw work and marquetry.

Weekly Outing – Nevada State Railroad Museum

Last Friday we braved the heat and smoke to drive to Carson City to see the Nevada State Railroad Museum.  We’ve always loved railroads and love seeing the old steam trains.  Heather grew up with steam trains in England and … Continue reading

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Perhaps we should just call this post a stream of consciousness.  Wow, there’s a word that’s hard to spell.  My first attempt was conciseness.  Spelling has always been difficult for me.  Well, English itself is a bit odd – lots … Continue reading

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Friday Wisdom – Firefighting

Recently a shoe factory in my town burned down. After the fire was put out they only found one shoe left.  It was the sole survivor. My father use to say, “fight fire with fire.” That likely accounts for why … Continue reading

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Wednesday Woodworking – A Video Tour (of sorts)

With the move and all the related fun I’ve not been able to do much woodworking, but I’m getting started on shop setup.  I’ve also wanted to start working more with video creation so I made a short video of … Continue reading

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