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There’s No Tool Like An Old Tool

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 12:55am

  The saying goes that, “There is no fool like an old fool.” but it often seems to me it’s mostly in the negative vein of disparagingly criticising the elderly when they make mistakes or poor judgements. In a more positive vein, to counter the culture that espouses all new equipment as the progressive way forward, and, …

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2-day Class Came and Went

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 1:08pm

I did enjoy preparing for the 2-day class last week but it is always a lot more work than I anticipate, mostly because I am I am no longer solely dedicated to what was a dedicated woodworking school. I think running a school may well be more an over expectation carried over from a past into what …

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Last Post On Tool Loaning

Tue, 04/11/2017 - 11:27am

It does seem generally that most are agreed that it is too much of a risk to loan out the personal tools you either use in the every day of life or the ones you have grown to rely on to put food on the table. I have never had the luxury of having tools …

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The Jury Is In

Mon, 04/10/2017 - 12:27am

At least my thought on it is to that end. Don’t loan out tools. Whereas a couple of people said something like, “Life’s too short.” or ,”if you can help someone out.” I realise that the difference is how you perceive the tools and then being super tolerant of flawed perceptions of tools and how they …

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On Loaning Out Hand Tools

Fri, 04/07/2017 - 9:23am

Tuesday 28th March 2017 Yes, it’s a no-no “Never lend your tools!” These emphatic words of wisdom came to me at 15 and though they still ring in my ears, on two occasions, coerced as a young teen by two bullying navvies, the tools came back minutes later covered in brick dust and damaged. Of …

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Goodwill—Connecting My Past With a Future

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 5:13am

Thank you, Heart of Texas Goodwill My visit to Texas last winter was something of a cathartic visit. With over two decades of my family and work life in the Lone-Star State, I made many wonderful associations with people and entities at many different levels. The purpose of my visit was to shed myself of a …

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Fine Tuning Your Plane

Fri, 03/31/2017 - 11:30pm

Here is a video we did answering a question on fine tuning a hand plane.

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