In early March I finally felt worthy to upgrade from an inexpensive Hitachi jobsite table saw to a real one. The inability to consistently create accurate and repeatable cuts on my little Hitachi was causing so much frustration that I was finding myself avoiding projects. The fence was garbage, the entire thing wobbled, and I … Continue reading Table Saw Upgrade
One of my recent projects was an organizer for Ana's sewing room. She has been overrun by fabric and was in need of something to unstack the piles. Plans Earlier in the year I started making the transition from SketchUp to Fusion 360 for my woodworking plans. Since I'm so new to Fusion 360, it … Continue reading Fabric Organizer
The last couple times we've gone camping, my uncle has brought along a small plywood box lined with aluminum flashing which my grandfather made years and years ago - a great little camp oven! Baking in it is as simple as putting a small tray with a few pieces of hot charcoals in the bottom … Continue reading Camp Oven
We go camping a couple times per year and every time it comes to making meals I get a little frustrated when I have to look in multiple places for things I need. Hunting around in Rubbermaid containers for spoons, spatulas, spices and paper plates - while food is on a hot camp stove - … Continue reading Chuck Box
It this thing on? ...checks the date of the last post... August 12, 2015. Over 4 years of neglect. Oops.
A couple months ago I purchased a new color scanner (thanks, Vista) - a Canon LiDE70. I noticed a few weeks ago that I was having problems scanning color images, and it popped up again this weekend. I would get these very odd colored, horizontal lines through the image, most visible on black and dark … Continue reading Scanner
As I've mentioned on here before and I'm sure you're aware, I've been running Vista since around January. I've been running it on my desktop and laptop at home but haven't made the cut-over at work yet. For the most part, the first impressions are gone; although I'm always running into new things with it … Continue reading On Windows Vista