Slowing down

While metalworking has it's interesting qualities (which draw me in like a moth to a flame), there's another type of work that personally piques my interest. Woodworking can be enjoyable and can improve patience, and craftsmanship in a way that other materials just can't. For instance, sanding a piece of metal for 6 hours produces … Continue reading Slowing down

Designed to last centuries

In the United States alone, there are buildings that have stood the test of time for hundreds of years! There are buildings in New Mexico dating back to 1000 AD-1450 AD, but they're made from adobe (Earth mixed with water and straw). But I'm not speaking to building materials of stone, adobe or similar. There … Continue reading Designed to last centuries

Set up your woodshop right!

If you want to expand your woodworking hobby, you'll likely have to invest in an area that can accommodate your needs. If your hobby is in its' infancy, chances are you'll do alright with a space the size of a garage (if you organize it well enough that is). If I were just setting up, … Continue reading Set up your woodshop right!