Woodcraft Magazine Photo Shoot

What a blast! Last Friday, Woodcraft Magazine Editor-in-Chief Jim Harrold spent the day visiting my workshop to supervise a photo shoot of the shop for an upcoming issue. With him was Chicago-area photographer Mike Crews, his assistant John, and numerous road boxes filled with some pretty slick photography gear. A Dust-free Dust Collection System The […]

Nathan’s Got a Crib

I’ve finally finished Nathan’s crib and posted it to my woodworking blog and Lumberjocks.com.

First Snowman of the Year…

What Happens in Vegas…

The day after my birthday party, Suzy and I left for 4 days in Las Vegas. Except for the part where they tried to sell us a time share (oh, wait…I mean “vacation ownership”), it was a fun, relaxing trip. We gambled (and lost) a whopping $3 in a “Mega millions” slot machine and walked […]


On June 29th my lovely wife surprised me with a party for my 40th birthday. It was a terrific surprise and I had a great time! Thanks, dear!