Category Archives: The Classic Orders

A good beginning

 I used to work with a guy who’s nickname was the Wizard. He was one of those characters who had to top any story you came up with. Your car wreck was just a mere scratch compared to the giant pileup … Continue reading

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Nature winks

 I stopped at the end of my drive and caught something moving out of the corner of my eye. On the ground not twenty feet away a red tailed hawk flapped his wings as he struggled to get a better … Continue reading

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Good eye

I’ve had the privilege to talk about design with many talented woodworkers. A common thread I see is a design sense, an eye that guides them to make confident decisions. Somehow they know when a design looks too heavy, clunky, or … Continue reading

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