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A Kitchen Essential: The “Staked” Stool

I don’t remember much of the furniture I grew up with, but one small piece stands out in my memory.  It was a small, oak footstool, which was kicked around my parents’ kitchen for years (sometimes literally).  I believe that … Continue reading

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On Failure

When you build things that you hope will outlast you, it’s more than disappointing when they fall apart within a few years.  Sometimes it’s because of abuse, but more frequently it’s the result of a design flaw that only becomes … Continue reading

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