Commencing the Transition.

I’ve been giving it some thought lately, and there’s a lot of stuff out there for woodworking already. Not that there isn’t room for more, but how does one cover something in a new and creative fashion when someone is at the beginning of a woodworking career rather than later? I do not have the…

endings of beginnings

It has been a long road to get here.  Four years of school, and the end is finally in sight.  For now, anyway.  While I have not ended my quest for education and knowledge, I have to take a break from learning to make some money and put skills to use. Doing this is going…

From thought to deed

The process most people go through in getting a project completed usually involves several steps.  At the beginning of the process is the germination.  At the end is the satisfaction.  Along the way are several interim steps of verification, completion, and continuation.  We all need help from time to time, and a gentle reminder that…

A sense of eartherealness

Getting back to the shop, with a quick project to help the container garden. Whether you do this in stages or all at once, this should help your green thumb.

The Semi-casual student

Yes, I have gone back to school.  Again.  While the job market is recovering, it is still difficult to switch careers.  Especially when you haven’t had experience or education in a new direction.  That’s one reason to go to school: bridge the lack of experience with education.   But a student cannot be passive.  You…

Bare Faced Facts

This year, I was rather quiet about it.  But once again, I was participating in NoShave November. Rather than hype it like I did the year before, I figured I would see what happens if I just quietly went about doing the normal.  You know, not shaving. Aside from a little irritation early on, there…