Tag Archives: organization

Build A Simple, Wooden Storage Crate in an Hour

One of the tests of a competent woodworker is the ability to make a simple, sturdy box to order.  Just this afternoon, my wife was cleaning and reorganizing, and she asked me to make her a crates to help her … Continue reading

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Major Lumber Storage Project Finished

This winter, I took a couple days to completely rebuild my lumber storage area.  My house is built into the side of a hill, and one of the previous occupants had constructed a makeshift workspace underneath one end of the … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Kitchen: How to Stay Organized in the Shop

Back in high school and college, I worked a couple of food service jobs where I learned some valuable lessons in keeping workspaces tidy. Even in the middle of the lunch rush, I learned to stay clean and organized. Here … Continue reading

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Resolution: To Become More Efficient

This year I want to work more efficiently with my hand tools. That doesn’t necessarily mean I want to work faster, but I do want to make better use of my time at the workbench. I do want to work … Continue reading

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