Tag Archives: tools

Disconnected Messages

Earlier this week, my wife received an email inviting her to a tool store where the factory salesperson from Makita will be speaking at lunch. She buys a lot of tools for me so she gets the invite. They know … Continue reading

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They’re Not Just Tools – They’re Connections

When my daughter saw that picture on my Flickr site, she asked in a comment “That’s your square, right?” I am well aware of the private message in that question. You see, the two combination squares I gave her for … Continue reading

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Woodworking Part-6 – Vendors

For the final post in this series, I am going to move solidly into the world of my opinion. Sooner or later, no matter what tool you decide to buy or what project you plan to tackle, you have to … Continue reading

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Woodworking Part-5 – Shop Accessories

If you try to justify your woodworking by saying that it saves money over buying furniture, you are going to lose. Woodworking, like growing your own vegetables, is a passion that you should never attempt to do the math on. … Continue reading

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