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  1. Keep left!!! Haha. Well, it wouldn’t be too...

    Keep left!!! Haha. Well, it wouldn’t be too bad a deal to have to ride around the island.
  2. Ive been building a Harley from a basket case. ...

    Ive been building a Harley from a basket case. This week the engine and frame all goes together and next week I paint her. As for the boat- big big BIG thing about to happen: getting a real shop...
  3. I scored an edge sander and 12” wide jointer from...

    I scored an edge sander and 12” wide jointer from a closing cabinet shop- and am
    meeting the owner of the building to make a deal on the space to split with two other friends. Look out, world-...
  4. ... in case ya failed art history, here is...

    ... in case ya failed art history, here is Camille Pissarro.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Camille_Pissarro

    Sadly, we have yet to find any long-lost paintings rolled up within the walls, but...
  5. My latest project- a hand tool shop in the historic Camille Pissarro building

    I want to share this with everyone, because I think it's an important development in the hand tool community, and I am both excited and proud to be a part of it. Through my volunteer work as...
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    I re-read my post and I should have mentioned...

    I re-read my post and I should have mentioned that a shaper is an awesome tool to have in the shop, and for a small shop or hobbyist it would be a game changer. For a professional shop get two or...
  7. I had a Ridgid bandsaw that I could never get set...

    I had a Ridgid bandsaw that I could never get set up to cut well. Finally I bought a Rikon a professional bandsaw and it’s a dream to use. Get a good bandsaw and you will be amazed and probably...
  8. They are not loud compared to other tools and...

    They are not loud compared to other tools and corded tools. I love the system and have quite a few of the M12 and M18. The only loud one is the impact drivers, although the M18 is louder than the...
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    I was nearly killed by a shaper. A guy put the...

    I was nearly killed by a shaper. A guy put the wrong knives for the head and it threw a knife at me at 8000 RPM. I was saved by my overalls- the knife hit a button on the overalls and bent the...
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    Once, when in Paris, a lady got on the subway at...

    Once, when in Paris, a lady got on the subway at the last minute, and grabbed a lady’s purse and jumped off as the doors closed. The husband of the victim looked like an NFL linebacker. He grabbed...
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    Message sent for Mitutoyo square/protractor combo.

    Message sent for Mitutoyo square/protractor combo.
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    Thanks for sharing this. The valve broke on the...

    Thanks for sharing this. The valve broke on the Kreg tonight (air powered). I’m going to make one of these pocket hole jigs as a backup.

    That triple router looks pretty amazing. Nice work.
  13. Jig for shaping curved mouldings.

    I needed to make curved mouldings, so I made a jig for the shaper. To cut the mouldings I simply screwed the blank to a board, put a screw in for a pivot point, then cut the outside cut first,...
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    Sticky: Sign me up!

    Sign me up!
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    That’s why they call them “trash pandas.”

    That’s why they call them “trash pandas.”
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    It’s a great price. I wish I hadn’t just bought...

    It’s a great price. I wish I hadn’t just bought a dust collector.
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    Glue traps do work, but beware that he may flop...

    Glue traps do work, but beware that he may flop around and get glue trap goo all over your engine. We had one enter our home and so I put glue traps on the floor where I knew he was coming in...
  18. I don’t think you need to buff it- just sand with...

    I don’t think you need to buff it- just sand with fine grit progressing to 1500.
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    Do you have a sliding miter saw? If so, do a...

    Do you have a sliding miter saw? If so, do a scoring cut about 1/8” deep and then make your cut. If not, put a sacrificial board on top when making the cut.
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    Love it. I actually clicked by accident but I am...

    Love it. I actually clicked by accident but I am glad I did. Always wanted to build
    one of these. I built a solid body ‘52 copy Tele with a bigsby. I play a lot of slide and this guitar would be...
  21. I am equally amazed. We had a massive solar...

    I am equally amazed. We had a massive solar field that the same year it was completed it was totally destroyed by Irmaria (Irma and Maria). They should have used three support struts instead of...
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    Thank you, sir- it was a very unexpected turn and...

    Thank you, sir- it was a very unexpected turn and direct hit. After Irmaria, it felt like a light breeze. :-) I think this video is public- posted it to a public page- that I took of a sailboat...
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    I used to manage employees in Spanish-speaking...

    I used to manage employees in Spanish-speaking countries, and had trouble picking up Spanish, despite having no trouble learning other languages. I believe it was because I have so many friends that...
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    My track saw in the home shop saves a lot of time...

    My track saw in the home shop saves a lot of time and makes long cuts a breeze. Also in the field it’s a big time saver. In the big shop the sliding table saw is insane how quickly I can rip,...
  25. Wow. I thought natural gas was more efficient...

    Wow. I thought natural gas was more efficient than electric and therefore better overall for the environment. Not saying Iím right, but thatís what I thought. Locally we donít have natural gas but...
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