woodworking

Magnetic Saw Guide

 
Lately I've been working on a freelancing technical writing project, so I haven't had much focus left in me to write any new posts here. Combined with [gestures broadly at the state of the Western world], my energy and motivation has been thin. Still, I managed to pour some effort into a new project, a magnetic saw guide. This wasn't a project I had expected to undertake, but when the need arose, I decided to try it. Saw problems I've been thinking a lot recently about what I want to get out of...

Wooden Mallet

 
With the weather getting somewhat cooling in Minnesota, I've had a renewed interest in working on projects outside the confines of a screen and keyboard. Woodworking was one of my first hobbies. I was fortunate to grow up with a functional wood shop in the garage. It wasn't anything out of The New Yankee Workshop, but there was a bench, a few saws, sander, and some hand tools. It was enough to make a few small projects when the urge struck me. It wasn't until a couple of years ago that I decided I...