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Another simple holiday gift

Another simple holiday gift

Here’s a simple holiday … and problem solver … you can build in an afternoon. You need a few sticks of wood and a pre-cut round disc...

Simple Holiday Gift #1: For wine lovers

Simple Holiday Gift #1: For wine lovers

Simple holiday gift #1: A semi-simple woodworking project for wine lovers. It’ll take a jigsaw (and a 5-gllon bucket!) to build this, but it will...

DETAIL YOUR DIGS with Men’s Health (& Spike)

DETAIL YOUR DIGS with Men’s Health...

Sandwiched between “Lust Lessons” by Augesten Burroughs and “Run your Best 5 K” in the April 2017 edition of Men’s Health,...

ONE PROJECT—AND 3 WAYS TO GIVE IT

ONE PROJECT—AND 3 WAYS TO GIVE IT

About 30 days ago I posted the first of, what was supposed to be, a series of gift projects great for holiday giving. The snag was, 25 days ago I busted...

A simple woodworking gift for holiday giving (#1)

A simple woodworking gift for holiday giving...

Okay all ye DIYers, woodworkers, crafty people and gift makers, here is the first in a series of holiday gift project ideas for your perusal (and construction); from...

Top 5 “Wooden experiences” in France

Top 5 “Wooden experiences” in...

Kat and I just returned from France—spent one week biking through Normandy, visiting many World War II battle sites and memorials, then another week...

BRICKMANIA!! (LEGO heaven)—& great fundraiser for EVOLVE Adoption a

BRICKMANIA!! (LEGO heaven)—& great...

I have the  honor of being involved in a unique upcoming fundraising event to help support EVOLVE Adoption & Family Services. I’ll be the MC...

“Books, Banter & Little Bites” — July 30, Squash Blossom FarL

“Books, Banter & Little Bites”...

On July 30th (2016), I’ll be participating in a fun author event at Squash Blossom Farm. Lucie Amundsen (of “Locally Laid” eggs and same-name...

GIRL SCOUTS RULE (and build)

GIRL SCOUTS RULE (and build)

HERE’S A WONDERFULLY UNEXPECTED NOTE & PHOTO I RECEIVED FROM A TROOP OF GIRL SCOUTS IN SOUTHERN ILLINOIS. VERY COOL, VERY INSPIRATIONAL—AND...

SAVE SOME DATES—Authors After Hours & Squash Blossom Farm

SAVE SOME DATES—Authors After Hours &...

Here’s a quick “Save the Date” notice about a couple of unique events coming up. June 3rd, 6:45, at Valley Bookseller/ Daily Grind in...