Yuz got skillz

I was a strange kid.  When I was in high school in the mid-nineties my peers were interested in watching Married with Children and playing on their PS1s.  (I was still slumming it with my NES.)  Sure I was happy to watch an episode of Married with Children; but if I flipped across PBS and …read in detail

Ommm = Zzzzuhm

Growing up in a family of six on a First Sergeant’s pay, meant that my parents provided my brothers and I with what we needed but there wasn’t much left over for extras.  My father actually learned to refinish antiques because busted-up old – what other people called trash – antiques were cheaper than buying …read in detail

Problem + Woodworker = French Cleat Clamp Rack

My shop is an outbuilding constructed from cinder blocks. I suppose it has advantages, but a big disadvantage is that whenever you want to attach something to the wall it is difficult and time consuming. Over the last several weeks I have bought and built a significant amount of new clamps, and leaving them in …read in detail