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Monthly Archives: November, 2008

Break the Cycle

The world around us is filled with common misconceptions. People will look at something, a snapshot in time, and base a series of thoughts on that moment without any real … Continue reading

November 25, 2008 · 2 Comments

Anybody Have a Clamp? Anyone?

There’s a saying among wood workers that you can never have too many clamps. I’ve done a pretty good job accumulating them, I think. As you can see from the … Continue reading

November 24, 2008 · Leave a comment

My Web Footprint

As a wood worker first, small business owner second, I am often tempted to completely ignore the business side of things and just make toys. After all, that’s why I … Continue reading

November 21, 2008 · Leave a comment

Don’t Ask Me, I Just Work Here

A bit late today in posting, but it’s been a busy day. Partly, I’ve been searching high and low trying to find a suitable piece of Purpleheart wood. My daughter … Continue reading

November 20, 2008 · Leave a comment

Is That Really Appropriate?

The dust collector. I can almost hear my mother saying “For crying out loud Johnny, the dust collector again?”. Nobody else calls me Johnny, by the way, and after a … Continue reading

November 19, 2008 · Leave a comment

I Shall Conquer

The weekend came and went too fast. With so much to do in order to install this dust collector, it has become painfully obvious this coming weekend will be spent … Continue reading

November 18, 2008 · Leave a comment

Fraud Protection

In my past, I worked in retail. From when I was 16 years old until I was 31, I spent time working in various areas of retail from corporate offices … Continue reading

November 16, 2008 · 1 Comment