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Have you ever stopped to think about: The Carpenters Pencil

28 Feb 2021 2 minute read 0 comments LyonCoDad

Ladies and Gentlemen, I present to you, the not so simple Carpenters Pencil Did you know that the Carpenters Pencil is the OLDEST design known for a pencil? Why is it made in the shape it is made in? For looks? Easy to tuck in your hat? Just to be d...

Use a Hand Planer for Larger Sanding Jobs!

26 Jul 2020 1 minute read 1 comment kimbriggsdotcom

I was recently able to borrow a hand planer from a friend.  It made a huge reduction in the amount of work needed to redo an outdoor cedar table top.  I think they run about 50 USD, which would quickly pay for itself if you have a lot of flat surface...