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Catching up - Cool Tools Thing 24 - Infographics

Well, signing up for Cool Tools the same year that I’m taking 3 graduate classes was not one of my better ideas. While I’ve followed along exploring some of the tools, blogging about them has totally taken a back seat. 461 more words


Cool Tools series, part 1

Over the years fixing bikes we’ve come across some tools which, for some reason, we just like. Some are particularly efficient at what they do, some are simple, some are elegantly made, some are all of these things. 114 more words


Dismal weather but work goes on.

The cold weather has officially arrived with very cold rain and wind. But despite the unpleasantness I did get a bit done this week, mostly tuning the… 247 more words


Hackle Tweezers by Tyflyz Toolz

Normally I don’t go for hackle pliers. I prefer to use the ones on the ends of my hands. But now and again when wrapping small and delicate feathers I’ll admit I wish for a good pair. 96 more words

Fly Tying

Markal welders pencil

Our house is made from steel, steel posts, joists and bearers. Steel frames and steel cladding and roof. Mr Wolf can huff and puff as much as he likes. 144 more words

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Hear Me Say Words on the Cool Tools Podcast

The latest Cool Tools podcast has just been released, and I am extremely humbled and honored to be the featured guest. It was so exciting to speak about several of my favorite and most fun tools with hosts Kevin Kelly and Mark Frauenfelder. 131 more words


Getting a Giga-Amazing Fryer; Help Me Choose a Recipe To Test it Out!

About 3 years ago we had a big flood in our basement and pretty much lost everything that was there. In it was my beloved fryer. 134 more words