Your Brain On Thought

Last week and today my focus has been allowing your brain to help you in woodworking. I compared my brain to a seemingly defunct pepper plant last week. That pepper plant had sprouted peppers much to my surprise. My brain sprouts ideas with the same result in my outlook: surprise. One side of the trick is to give yourself time

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Out Of My Mind

  Today’s picture is of a lowly pepper plant. I received it at church as part of our Fathers’ Day celebration. I brought it home and promptly forgot about it. My wife pointed it out on the back deck virtually dead from dehydration. I decided to give it a chance. I put it in the ground next to my tomatoes

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Due Diligence

Attached to this post is a picture of a door for a cabinet I’m building. It is sanded, unfinished and unglued. This is a stage of building furniture that I consider very important: fitting before glue-up. If everything doesn’t fit properly and I’ve already applied the glue, it can get very messy. Also, this would mean that some pieces have

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