Monthly Archives: August 2012

Strongbox Replica

Like a joke with out a punch line what good is a woodworking bench with out a vice? Nothing. The ghetto workshop took a hit this week. My bench vice striped out. It was a discontinued, and-now-I-know-why, cheapest thing I could get model. It couldn’t hold up to the clamping power  needed for chiseling out […]

Marketing, the bane of my existence or a necessary evil in a capitalist society.

I’m happiest in the wood shop, sharpening, planning, cutting, carving and even spending an hour this morning scraping the resin off my table saw blade arm deep in pitch remover. I am not happiest however spending any amount of time in front of the computer trying to market my wares for sale and profit. I […]