Old School Maker Cool…Part Two.

I posted this week about getting my great-uncle’s wagon as a gift.   I also mentioned going to his wake and seeing many others like it in his workshop.  My dad read that post and amazingly dug up some pictures that were taken that very day of that shop.  I’ve never seen these pictures until now and looking…

Old School Maker Cool

I recently endured celebrated my fiftieth birthday.  As a gift, my father gave me this wagon that he’s had for many years.  It was originally made by Dad’s uncle, Art Nelson near Brainerd, Minnesota, sometime in the 60’s.  I used to look at it when I was a kid and it was one of my…

Bending & Gluing

About a year ago I bought a standing desk.  The desks are really nice but the options for surfaces are either very basic or expensive. I wanted to do something custom so I bought it without a top.  I had an old top (actually a door) to use in the meantime and started thinking about…