Monthly Archives: January 2016

SWAT

For the past 4 years I’ve been going to the Southwest Area Turners Association Symposium (SWAT) held in Waco during the summer. This is the second largest turning symposium in the country and it is by far the biggest inspiration for … Continue reading

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It’s the story man, the story.

This past weekend we worked a small local market in Bastrop. Having now moved close by this will likely become a standard market I’ll work monthly even though sales will likely be lower than desired. Hopefully I’ll be able to … Continue reading

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Tool Storage for the Rest of Us

Tool storage – is it the most controversial subject in the craft? People have debated it. Great books have been dedicated to it. Philosophies have developed and wars fought over it (well, at least flame wars). I’m quite sure many woodworkers … Continue reading

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The first weekend of the year.

In an attempt to keep y’all updated on weekly market news I’ll quickly describe the markets worked so far. The first weekend of the year I attend a market I’ve been very consistent with so people expect me. The Barton … Continue reading

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How much do you need to make at a market.

Success is not absolute. What some people deem a successful event others consider a complete and utter failure. It all depends upon what you want out of an event. I know many woodworkers who enjoy the experience of working an … Continue reading

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New direction for Blog

In the last quarter of 2015 I started including a new segment into our Monday Lunch Discussion video series I called ‘Market News’. The numbers show a small group of people are interested in this. So for 2016 I’m going … Continue reading

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