If I Needed a Tiny Woodworking Shop

“Tiny house” is a popular concept. But why that is, I can’t figure out. Who wants to live without books? It seems like such an empty life. Still, many of us don’t have the massive space we would like. We have enough and that’s just fine....

One Reason to Have and Use a Block Plane

Some people think of woodworking as an either-or proposition. Either everything is done with power tools or everything is done with hand tools. Hand tools give your work a character that can’t be replicated. There are so many things that one can do manually that...

A WordPress CSS image sizing trick NOT

Here’s a simple goal: Resize the WordPress post feature image WITHOUT having to go to the bother of creating a child theme OR modifying functions.php. It can be done. You’ll want to do this to control the size of the feature image when it shows at the top...

Nobody Likes Tear-out

You know — those unsightly edges that make an otherwise nice piece of work look like something amateurish. Edges are everything. They are the appearance. Anyone can do a smooth surface. But fitting flush, perfect edges — that’s a little more work....