I found another good quote from the back issues of Woodwork. This one is from the article titled Judy Ditmer: The Power of Acceptance by Kerry Pierce in issue #45, from June 1997. 228 more words
Tags » Thinking Outloud, So To Speak
Nearly every tool is designed with compromises. In some cases, the compromise is made to increase the ease of production (and therefore lower cost). Other times, the compromise is made to make the tool more appealing to a broader audience. 163 more words
I am continuing to work my way forwards through back issues of the since discontinued magazine Woodwork.
If you are proficient with the tools at your disposal, the decision to use either hand tools or power tools can be based on pleasure or efficiency. 181 more words
Unlike some, I don’t shy away from trying techniques and processes that are new to me.
If you rely on somebody to show you how to do something, you may learn how to perform that task proficiently but you may not ever know how to do it another way, or develop your own methods of work. 276 more words
What Do I Mean By “Woodworking Digitally”?
First, let me define digital. I don’t exclusively mean the use of measuring tools with LCD screens. I mean the use of any numbers at all, whether Metric or Imperial, decimals or fractions. 628 more words