Category Archives: Travels

22 Hours in Covington: WIA 2016

Every year when the announcement for WIA comes out I get excited. When the announcement says it’s in Cincinnati I get more excited because it’s an easy four hour drive. I always want to go but it’s tough to justify … Continue reading

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Designing with George Walker

Earlier this year, I was the fortunate recipient of a kick-ass Father’s Day gift from my wife, a weekend class with George Walker at Richard Grell’s Shop. When I signed up for it, I thought I’d definitely leave better off. … Continue reading

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Traveler’s Guide to Inspiration

Occasionally life has a way of pushing opportunities upon us. It’s our job to take advantage of them. Letting them go will almost surely leave us with a bit of regret and remorse. If you follow me on Instragram, you might … Continue reading

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On the Road: Boston

Work took me to Boston recently. This is quickly becoming one of my favorite cities. I never thought I’d say that as I’m a die hard Boston sports hater; but let’s not dwell on that. I landed on a early … Continue reading

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On the Road: Austin

One of the things I love to do when I travel for work is find a good woodworking spot to kill some free time. On a trip to Austin in July, I reached out to Shawn Graham of Worth Effort … Continue reading

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Some Much Needed Inspiration

Last Friday I took some PTO and made the trek down to Cincinnati for my annual adventure to the Lie-Nielsen Hand Tool event at Popular Woodworking’s headquarters. Here is a link to their Facebook page on the event. My buddy … Continue reading

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Seattle’s Best (For Woodworkers)

As you may have guessed from the sudden uptick in posts, I was on the road recently for work. My travels brought me to Seattle. With the help of Marilyn over at She Works Wood, I was able to explore … Continue reading

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Lumber Supplier: Is the Search Finally Over?

I found a little gem of a place not too far from my in-laws place. It’s called Homestead Hardwoods. It’s just south of Sandusky, OH. It’s only 45 minutes from my house and 15 minutes from the in-laws. Very doable. This seems … Continue reading

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Looking Out My Backdoor

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Since I’ve been on the road lately, I thought I’d post some pictures of a trip I made last year when I headed home to Western New York to visit my mom. Growing up, I passed thru East Aurora, NY … Continue reading

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Mixing Business With Pleasure

It’s good to know I can still get a brief woodworking fix while working at CES 2014. Here is what I found at the Gibson booth…along with some cool guitars to jam on while take a quick break. #rockon   … Continue reading

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