Roll with the Flow
Life on the tundra has its ups and downs. What some folks don’t think about is that while it gets cold enough in the winter that you can freeze your butt to the car seat, in the summer, like this week for instance, the heat index can get up to 110 degrees! That is a situation that causes us Northerners to melt like the Wicked Witch of the West.
Adding to my personal dilemma is that fact that I don’t have air conditioning in my house. But — and this makes perfect sense to me — I do have AC in my woodshop.
So this week — for health reasons — I will need to be spending a lot of time in my workshop. It simply can’t be avoided. There may be other important things on my docket, but 110 degrees is dangerous! A guy has got to take care of himself.
Yup, he sure does!
Rob Johnstone, Woodworker’s Journal
Yorgen Kvinsland uses locally sourced California wood — including old growth redwood — in the creation of art doors and other projects, such as new experiments with a CNC.
Need to scribe a line down the center of a thin piece of stock? If it’s a typical thickness (1/4″, 5/16″, 3/8″, etc.), here’s a simple way.
Many pneumatic air tools don’t come with a cap for the air inlet port, which would help keep dirt and sawdust from entering and possibly damaging the tool. This reader’s tip can help.
Articulating claw turns hammer into a pry bar.
I’m wondering how shea oil will hold up as a finish for my dining room table?
This is a cradle I just made for our first grandchild. It is walnut with yellowheart accents. I also made a child’s rocking chair of the same combination.
eZine readers react to Rob’s report of a clean office and shop.