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New Toy

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It is always fun for us “shop people” to get a new toy.  I have been struggling with an old, 1 hp Craftsman band saw for the past 20 years or so.  As my rocking chair business continues to grow, it is vital to have

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When I Don’t get to Work with Wood

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In the past four weeks my time in my woodworking shop has been severely limited.  Golf with friends in California, a “bucket list” trip to Wrigley Stadium and a Notre Dame footballgame at South Bend, Indiana, coupled with the regular family time and a few

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My Latest Creation

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She is “blonde.” She is tough…but with smooth edges. She lights up a room. She is life. She is part of my legacy.
I would like to introduce you to Hailey. She is the newest member of our rocking chair family.
It is no coincidence

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Golf and Chairmaking

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I have several passions in life. Among them are rocking chair making and golf. I am a certified (if not certifiable  ) custom, heirloom rocking chair maker. I am a decent golfer, a mid-to high single digit golfer who has had a couple of even-par

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“As Good As Playing Catch”

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In baseball, I love playing “catch”.  As a kid, I played catch with my friends east of San Francisco for hours on end.  We “were” always Juan Marichal pitching, or Willie Mays making that great throw…or…we were simply playing catch getting updated on what was

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