Tools- the pitfalls and solutions of them.

Woodworking comfort zone #2- Tools, the pitfalls and solutions for getting out. Everyone of us can fall into a woodworking comfort zone. Once we do, it will hinder our progress to advance as a woodworker. This is a four part series of the common comfort zones we fall into and how to get out. Part […]

How to get the most out of limited time.

  Woodworking comfort zone #1- Time. How to get the most out of limited time. Everyone of us can fall into a woodworking comfort zone. Once we do, it will hinder our progress to advance as a woodworker. If we fail to advance, we tend to lose interest in this craft. And if we lose […]

World’s Most Valuable Hammer

I’ve often watched, and was a fan of the Antiques Roadshow on PBS. I always wondered if we had any hidden gems in our house that would be worth more than all the gold in Fort Knox. Then I discovered…….. we did!!!! My tools are more than just my trade for me. Some of them […]

Seeking Fame and Fortune in Woodworking

  In the beginning when i started doing videos, my purpose was simple. I just wanted to share my knowledge of woodworking with others. It was fun! And then the dream begins with thinking, “Hey, wouldn’t it be cool if I could make a living just doing this?” Would that be possible? Slowly as my […]

Brace Youself

I don’t want this blog to be all doom and gloom, but I do want you to be aware and informed. I think you can agree, things these days are all twisted. One minute it’s up, then before you know it, it’s down again. You feel like you’re going forward, and then you’re going backwards. […]

How to become RICH in woodworking

I’m sure you are thinking this is some kind of scam or sales pitch. I can assure you, it’s not. Others might be thinking, can riches really make all your dreams come true and bring happiness? The answer is YES it can!   I am a licensed contractor and professional furniture maker. As a contractor […]

Standard Rule Co

One of the things I like to do is visit garage sales and antique stores. Recently I was at an antique mall and a transitional smoothing hand plane immediately caught my eye. I found it interesting for two reasons. One, i noticed the front knob (handle) on it. I have seen knobs or handles before […]

Evolution or Creation

 It’s an age old question. Which is correct, creation or evolution? Huge and lengthy discussions, even arguments have be raised over the meer subject. Sides have been taken and fights have took place over it. Few people can say they believe in both. A side must be chosen. Wait a minute. Maybe I need to be […]