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Monthly Archives: January, 2012

Slow Down: Cliches at Work

I like to push myself. I enjoy trying new things in my shop and seeing what works. Sometimes I’m surprised that a particular idea worked, other times I’m surprised it … Continue reading

January 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

Greco Woodcrafting at Riverwinds

Having your own website is interesting. Of course there’s the obvious, you get to display and sell your products or services, but there’s more to it than that. There’s also … Continue reading

January 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

January is Rough

I’m not a big fan of January. It has a lot of great things, don’t get me wrong. Of course there’s the start of a new year, my daughter’s birthday … Continue reading

January 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Do You Get the Picture?

As many of you know, I’ve been working diligently to improve the quality of my pictures. I knew the photos I was taking of my pens were nowhere near as … Continue reading

January 12, 2012 · 2 Comments

Brown Bagging It

Chances are, if you talk to 5 different wood workers and ask them how they dry freshly cut wood, you will get 5 different answers. Although there is a science … Continue reading

January 10, 2012 · 2 Comments

JerseyMan Magazine Interview

As some of you already know, I was interviewed for the December issue of JerseyMan Magazine. It was a great article that I felt really explained who I am and … Continue reading

January 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

Not Your Typical Clickable

In my last blog entry I touched on the notion of modifying the metal pen hardware I use for some new pens. You might be wondering exactly what that means, … Continue reading

January 4, 2012 · Leave a comment