Tag Archives: tools

What’s the Deal?

If we were having a beer, you would have some questions for me. “So, what’s the deal with this Cherished Blogfest of yours?” “Hi, it’s good to see you, too. Would you mind if I ordered a beer?” “Well I … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors–Mission Closet Doors

Many of the closets in our house have floor-to-ceiling bypass sliding doors. The closets were built that way to save money during construction. The doors have some benefits and some drawbacks. One benefit is that it’s easy to add a … Continue reading

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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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