Snow Day! Jan29

Snow Day!

So the polar vortex-fueled Great Snowpocalypse of 2014 finally touched down in the south with a Shermanesque ferocity, or so Georgians would have you think.  The forecast called for only 1-2″, but that was enough for statewide school, road and facilities closures.  Five states issued a...

The Most Important Meal Jan28

The Most Important M...

While in Japan, my wife and I saw all kind of interesting tools, crafts and gadgets.  At Tokyu Hands, a large department-hardware-electronics-games-stationery-furniture-everything store, we saw this special doggy pancake mix.  It’s been a few months since purchased, but the expiration...

My Garage Smells of Rich Mahogany Jan03

My Garage Smells of ...

Yesterday I took a drive into South Carolina to meet a woodworker who’s about to retire.  I had previously gotten quite a deal from him on the Angelheart I used on the joinery and shoe benches.  This time I picked up about 150 board feet of Mahogany for well under market price. Mahogany...