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  1. I keep my woodworking chisels separately from my...

    I keep my woodworking chisels separately from my ďbeaterĒ chisels. I call them ďCarpenterís chiselsĒ as I donímind using them in carpentry. Some are good, some not. Tool fit for purpose.
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    I last worked with GIS software ten plus years...

    I last worked with GIS software ten plus years ago. I used it to understand where people lived and how you could reduce traffic demand. The software I used would be equivelant to Tableau today. Good...
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    Though it could be a Sharp Shinned Hawk, from the...

    Though it could be a Sharp Shinned Hawk, from the long tail in the pics, it seems more likely a Coopersí Hawk to me. I see one most mornings when walking my dog.
  4. Depending upon the age / capabilities of your...

    Depending upon the age / capabilities of your reciever, the alternative way to wiire it is HDMi from Cable / Satelite / internet to TV, and HDMI from Blu-Ray to TV, and us the External out to your...
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    Built my own a while back. Just recently, I built...

    Built my own a while back. Just recently, I built a rake and splay jig for leg through tenon boring for a bench I am building. Dust control is the weakness of my build. Otherwise, flat, square,...
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    90% of my chisel cuts are from the back / side...

    90% of my chisel cuts are from the back / side edge. I should round them over, Iím tired of finding these thin cuts on my fingers. No blood thinners though.
  7. I follow the Center for Disease Control (CDC)...

    I follow the Center for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines. https://blogs.cdc.gov/publichealthmatters/2011/05/preparedness-101-zombie-apocalypse/
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    I bowled a lot in my youth and young adult years....

    I bowled a lot in my youth and young adult years. I worked up to a 185 average throwing a 15 lb modified rubber ball. Today, Iíd likely start with a 12 lb. The secret is consistancy of throw and your...
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    Generally good advice. In my case, LOML likes...

    Generally good advice. In my case, LOML likes tools. I have managed to survive gifting items with plugs - just not cooking or cleaning devices.

    Anyway, she is a jewelor. Tough to find jewelry for...
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    Friday was date night with LOML that was very...

    Friday was date night with LOML that was very nice.

    It has been difficult for me to get into the shop, but I managed it over the weekend. After wrestling the bench out along with the tablesaw, I...
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    This is going to be fun to watch. The OM is a...

    This is going to be fun to watch.

    The OM is a nice little guitar. All I have are Dreadnoughts and an old Brazilian Craviola. Voicing is art, not science. But it isnít as daunting as it seems.
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    Add me to the Grex list. That said, Iíve used...

    Add me to the Grex list. That said, Iíve used Senco as well and was happy with it.
  13. Panel cutting crosscut sled? I built one...

    Panel cutting crosscut sled?

    I built one several years back. It work great but is used seldomly and takes a lot of space.

    However, for your project, I would use the track saw to get a 90...
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    Arise! Great to see it made the move in good...

    Arise!

    Great to see it made the move in good order. Even better to see you take it up again.
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    We finally hit Winter here. Yesterday blowing 35...

    We finally hit Winter here. Yesterday blowing 35 mph off the ocean and a high of 59. Today it was 38 degrees at our house. Thatís about as low as I have ever seen here. Our thin California blood is...
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    Dennis, this thread is one I look forward to...

    Dennis, this thread is one I look forward to every week.

    LOML and I celebrated our 31st anniversary last week and we added an additional date night on Friday. Saturday was mostly filled with...
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    Maybe a holster for High Timber framing work? I...

    Maybe a holster for High Timber framing work? I understand there are a few cuts at the ridge beam when erecting.
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    Congrats Dennis! The usual things took place:...

    Congrats Dennis!

    The usual things took place: cleaning, shopping, cooking, etc. There were some ribs smoked, ravioli made, and good food eaten. Bayern won! I watch soccer at 6:30 AM on Saturdays...
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    Next project

    After a forced absence, I am ready for a new project. Over the last few years, our household has begun to use slippers indoors in the Japanese fashion. There are always slippers and shoes by our...
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    We havenít had checks for over ten years....

    We havenít had checks for over ten years. Occasionally, I need to send a check. A cashiersí check from the bank (free to us) serves for when I paper check is required.
  21. Donít have a #6. Only held one at a LN show.

    Donít have a #6. Only held one at a LN show.
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    LN #7 jointer or LV shooting board plane. Used...

    LN #7 jointer or LV shooting board plane. Used planes are uncommon here. The LN Jointer gets a workout in my shop and it is often my favorite to use. I donít have a dedicated shooter but it would be...
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    The eclipse was great this morning here. Clear...

    The eclipse was great this morning here. Clear and blood red in the sky. The moon just set as the sun rose.
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    We have a smart thermostat and just got some Hue...

    We have a smart thermostat and just got some Hue lighting. So far, so good.
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    Beautiful! My only caution would be that the...

    Beautiful!

    My only caution would be that the foam breaks down over time. I had a guitar road case with this foam fitted to the guitar from the 1980ís. It broke down a few years back to the point...
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