Daily Archives: December 12, 2016

Checking out

I’m not stranger to being fed up with a job and in the process of looking for a new one. I’ve been in that place a few times now. I’ve even been in that place with my current job, though I talked myself out of being fed up and realized it was a lack of communication that got me to that point. Currently, however, we have a co-worker in my office who is fed up with his job, and I wouldn’t be surprised if he Continue reading →

Dovetail Joints

I made my first dovetail joint over the weekend and I’m insanely proud of it. It’s ugly and barely fits together correctly, but I got it to work and that’s a big step. My measurements were sloppy, and my cuts were off and my wood wasn’t square, but despite all that I got it together (with some futzing). So the reason for this attempt is that I’ve really been lusting for a house lately and more so a workshop inside that house to build things. Continue reading →