Monthly Archives: December 2014

Tool butler

The tool butler is the roll being played when there is only guy able to work on something and the only thing someone else can do to help is hand tools and materials to the guy working.

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Fixing a tounge and grove floor

Here is a small bathroom that had a water leak which made the wooden floor buckle pop off the concrete.  In retrospect I wish I had a before picture this thing was sticking up a good 2 inches. Anyway some … Continue reading

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Big pile of tools.

A general observation that has held fairly true is that it takes a big pile of tools to get things done but once the pile gets large enough you can do anything. Some times a project is small enough that … Continue reading

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Router setup for cabinet door

Another router picture and with it another several techniques. First is the dust collection system.  Simple, direct and it works with the airflow created by the spinning bit.  Before the vaccuume hose was placed there it made a nice fountain … Continue reading

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Router setup for cabinet door.

Another router picture and with it another several techniques. First is the dust collection system.  Simple, direct and it works with the airflow created by the spinning bit.  Before the vaccuume hose was placed there it made a nice fountain … Continue reading

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Observe and interact

A thought for tuesday, probably the best advice I could give on learning to do anything is observe and interact.  With all the different tools and all the different features they each behave a little different and projects always change … Continue reading

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Adjustable shelf drill guide

It’s Monday again and after too much pumpkin pie I finally have my adjustable shelf drill guide picture up.  So the way this one works is you put a 3/16″ bit as deep as it will go in the drill … Continue reading

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