Category Archives: DIY

A Little Utility

I wasn’t going to mention this, but since I wanted to add it to my menu, to make life easier for me, I thought I’d explain. Actually, the explanation is on the “Page” that I added. I guess I don’t … Continue reading

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Turtles, Lumber and Beer

If we were having a beer…well, I’d be having a beer, you would be late. “Where have you been? I’m halfway through this Yuengling.” “Sorry, I didn’t know we had an appointment. Were you going to give this stool to … Continue reading

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Brackets, No Not Those Brackets

Usually, the only time I use the word ‘bracket’ is during March Madness, when millions of people try to guess the ultimate outcome of 64 college basketball teams working their way to one winner. I do dumb things with those … Continue reading

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A New Sheriff in Town

We’ve recently started a small home improvement project. The project began, as every home improvement project should begin, with the application for a Building Permit. I’m sure one or two of you are wondering why I bothered getting a permit. … Continue reading

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One-Liner Wednesday – Limitations

That would be as in “know your limitations” and find a way to work through life anyway. The actual one-liner was delivered by me to my daughter Faith, as she worked her way through a fairly difficult bit of woodworking. … Continue reading

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My Poor Finger

I’m not sure you know, or care to know how I handle my Saturday posts. Those conversations at the bar, they take a while to write. The more or less normal posts, like “Hand Crafted” are also planned pretty far … Continue reading

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Hand Crafted

Woodworking in the winter is a hit or miss hobby, but it always feels good to complete a winter project. December was unseasonably warm, so I was able to make a set of bookends to give to a friend for … Continue reading

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