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Woah, one year and counting

So today is my official one year anniversary for my blog! I didn’t even realize it until I was sitting down to write a post for get woodworking week. As I was looking for my entry from last year I … Continue reading

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A Leadership Principle and Design

I’m reminded today of one of the Marine Corps principles of leadership I was taught so many years ago, which says “know yourself and seek self improvement.” One of the things I know about myself, that I need to keep … Continue reading

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Update to Design challenge accepted

After some discussion on Twitter, I have decided to add the entire process, unedited, as it was sent to me by Tim.  I think it is important to present it as it as such because each step is important to … Continue reading

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Design challenge accepted

There I was, recently learning my fate regarding CFC, feeling really dejected and did not really want to attend the Port Townsend woodworker’s show the first weekend in November. It turned out to be the best thing that I did … Continue reading

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My very first cyber-reflection

So I’m noticing that a bunch of bloggers are posting their reflections of the year ending 2012. I guess I am no different in the aspect that I always sit down during this time of year and think back on … Continue reading

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I wish I knew how to make lemonade!

So it’s only Tuesday and it’s already been a bad week. I’m trying to stay positive and figuring out a way to make lemonade out of these lemons but so far the recipe has eluded me. So what happened you … Continue reading

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For those about to woodwork, I salute you.

It’s been a while since my last post, and I’m going to keep this one short. I have some ideas for upcoming posts, so hang in there; I promise it will be worth it. I’ve been planning a series on … Continue reading

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