Category Archives: Misc

At Least I’m Home Now

I always planned to come back to Greene one day to retire.  Circumstance has me here now, and my daughter is expecting her first child.  I’m home for good. Last year my plan was to go full time woodworking, the … Continue reading

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My Bent Wood Ringmaking Obsession

I did not suddenly discover an interest in making rings.  I did suddenly discover how lost in it I have recently become.  I see that it’s been a month since my last post, and that’s because I have been making … Continue reading

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Damn You, WordPress!

This is actually the biggest problem I have in my life right now.  I absolutely should count my blessings instead of whining about WordPress.  But I’m going to anyway. I had every intention of publishing the bent wood ring post … Continue reading

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A Small Distraction

I promised a post on bent wood rings this weekend, and then this happened: Winter Storm Jonas, they’ve called it.  The Blizzard of 2016 sounds better to me, but no one called to ask my opinion. We got somewhere in … Continue reading

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2015 in review

Thanks to those of you following my convoluted and evolving blog.  Hope you all have a good new year! The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car … Continue reading

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This is Why I’m No Good at Math

It’s the simplest operations that trip me up. I’ve been trying to get another website going that will be devoted to woodworking.  Most of you reading this already know, and if you’ve been following for a while you also know … Continue reading

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A Fun Little Distraction

Not long ago I connected with ActionCraft Toy Box on Twitter.  They’re running a Kickstarter campaign for their “Create Your Own Paper Toy” app, and I think this is a really cool thing.  So cool that I wanted to help them make … Continue reading

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Some Happy News

Shortly after posting about my crazy April, we had a torrential rain storm.  Flash flooding caused the mulch to wash over the retaining wall into the basement stairwell, blocking the drain.  Fortunately for us, the rain stopped before flooding the whole … Continue reading

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Book Review: By Hand & Eye by George R. Walker & Jim Tolpin

When this video by Jim Tolpin came out, By Hand & Eye went immediately to the top of my reading list. I read this book yesterday, on probably the prettiest day so far this spring.  I absolutely could not walk away … Continue reading

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Opportunity for Growth

The last few weeks have been fully scheduled.  My last post was July, and I had to force myself to create time to write this.  I always thought I’d get around to providing more content, and I expect I will. … Continue reading

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