The Smart Protractor- 109 Tools

Not too long ago I was given the Smart Protractor/Carpenter Tools by 109 Tools. It came in two different sizes, small and large. Right away I could tell that the aluminum and laser-etched number scales were of great quality. At that time I decided to give the larger one, to my good friend Dennis Laney, […]

Money with Repairs

When we talk about woodworking there are many areas within the realm of it that an individual can specialize in. Someone might choose carving, turning, marquetry, or any dozen areas to develop one’s skills. But just like all the different avenues there are to learn woodworking, there are just as many ways to earn money […]

Keeping up with the Jones

I remember being told as a kid that I shouldn’t try to compete with owning the latest and greatest items in the world or to impress people with social status or personal achievements. Trying to impress others with the things I own is not a way to gain true respect amongst my peers. But as […]

Breaking Up

It doesn’t matter who you are, it will happen to all of us. We can spend so much time invested into it and then it happens, the break-up. Maybe it has happened to you and you learned from it. Maybe you are going through it now, or maybe your ‘break up’ is yet to come, […]

Is AI coming for you?

I once read in a book, “If your business doesn’t keep up with technology, technology will put you out of business.” At one time this made a lot of sense to me. I grew up in a time when typewriters were used in the office. The word processor was something feared at first. But it […]