Happy Birthday Maker Faire! May16

Happy Birthday Maker...

Maker Faire Bay Area started today with much fanfare and national attention.  After all, it’s the 10th anniversary of the “Greatest Show (& Tell) on Earth”.  When it first started in 2005, the Maker Faire was all about getting like-minded hobbyists together to talk about...

Picnic Table with a Secret May11

Picnic Table with a ...

Goodbye plastic chairs, hello sturdy picnic table.  This table was a weekend project that took just about 5 hours from beginning to end.  Started and finished this Mother’s Day, the table will seat 4 comfortably with space on the ends for extra guests.  The wood is pressure treated...

Spring Has Sprung May04

Spring Has Sprung

We’re technically a couple months into spring already, but it’s just now getting warm here in the Northeast.  Milder weather means more time in the shop, and here’s the first product of the season.  It should be no surprise that it’s a set of cutting boards....

Raptor Show May03

Raptor Show

Today we were out in the Hudson Valley enjoying a magnificent display of several birds of prey.  Held at West Point, the “Raptor Show” included some eagles, falcons, a vulture, a caracara, and a owl, all of which are rescue birds.  The show only lasted an hour, but it was full of...