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January Woodworking

It may seem like Jay is only machining things right now, but that’s not true. There are a few wood projects in the works that are keeping him busy. First up is yet another project for church. This time it’s … Continue reading

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Woodworking – Stocking Holders

‘Twas the day after Thanksgiving and all through the house, not a Chester was stirring, and Bob was a grouch. Sorry, I thought I would try to get into the holiday spirit. It didn’t work. The day after Thanksgiving I … Continue reading

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A Jesus Shed – Part 2

So, I told you that Jay is building a Jesus Shed (a.k.a. creche). It is massive and taking up a large portion of our basement. However, we are only a few weeks away from Advent so this has to be … Continue reading

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Pew Wood Box Finished!

This definitely wasn’t our biggest project, but it sure did make us stop and think. Once we figured out how we wanted the top to fit onto the box it was smooth sailing. In fact, once I got my act … Continue reading

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More Woodworking Updates

I guess this first one isn’t so much a woodworking update as it is an update on a Jay project. Do you remember the Lean-To that he’s building? After Jay put the plywood on for the roof we had quite … Continue reading

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Woodworking: It’s Rather Pressing

Okay, the subject today is a horrible pun. Today I wanted to show off the pressing tools that Jay has made me for my sewing room. Since all of September is National Sewing Month I’m doing my best to relate … Continue reading

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Review: Wood Magazine – Sept 2019

Once in a while I like to review a recent issue of Wood Magazine in order to share some projects that I think are interesting. We received the September 2019 issue a few weeks ago and I was impressed. There … Continue reading

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Tickets and A Birdbath

Thursday evening Karen stopped over and was updating us on our church festival’s preparations. She was the coordinator for a couple of the areas, including the Raffle Tickets. This event is the biggest fundraiser that our church puts on every … Continue reading

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Beginning to Garden – 2019

Two weeks ago I posted about Real Life and how my gardens look like this: To be fair, that garden STILL looks like that. Between my various activities, my sinuses/allergies and the rain I just haven’t been able to get … Continue reading

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Hard-to-Finish Projects

I have to admit that I’ve had a few projects on my finishing table that I’ve had absolutely no motivation to work on. Probably because they don’t involve yarn, fabric, or flowers. *sigh* Do you remember these: I have made … Continue reading

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