Author Archives: civilwarrose5

Chea-Pass Collet Chuck

Jay needed a collet chuck for his lathe. The problem? He couldn’t get the Finance Director to sign off on his requistion for a new one. His wife is mean like that. The other problem was that the commercially available … Continue reading

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Project Linus Blanket #42

Project Linus Blanket #42: “Time Out” I was only a third of the way through this blanket when I had to put it in time out. Not that it had misbehaved, but my wrist was NOT having it any more. … Continue reading

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Machining: A Tool Post Holder

I knew something was up when Jay was watching This Old Tony’s video about making Quick Change Tool Holders. Don’t get me wrong, I love watching This Old Tony’s videos. However, the fact that he specifically chose this video meant … Continue reading

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A Laptop Backpack

Jay and I have been pretty busy around here. I showed you the decorative hangers he made for his mom. I promised to show you the project that I’d been working on for about a month. When Jay received his … Continue reading

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Small Wooden Wall Hangers

Hey guys! I was trying to give Jay some time to take pictures of the things he’s making, but the only thing he has remembered to take progress pictures of were the small wooden wall hangers he made for his … Continue reading

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Hat and Backpack Gifting

The past several weeks have been very busy. I actually looked up while I was at work and realized it was 6pm. Whoops! Needless to say, I haven’t taken the time to update the blog. Instead I worked on a … Continue reading

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Walker Caddies and the H2O 2GO Sling

I haven’t been able to crochet for several weeks because I aggravated my wrist when trying to shovel 40″ of snow we received from the last two storms. That’s okay, though, because I had a few things I needed to … Continue reading

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A Guy Walks Into A Bar…

Or maybe a guy works at a bar. No, that’s not right. Hmmm. Let’s start looking at pictures and maybe I can work out the right saying. Jay used to be a bit irritated if I brought work home, but … Continue reading

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When the Workshop and Sewing Room Collide…

Today would normally be a day when I would post something that Jay has made. Except, I think the only thing he’s been making are blank bullet molds in preparation for his coworker’s ammo requirements. It gives Jay a project … Continue reading

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Imperfect Crocheted Tops

The biggest problem I have with social media is that many people look at somebody’s account and feel like they aren’t as good/as pretty/as talented as this person appears to be. I honestly hope that nobody thinks that everything I … Continue reading

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