Author Archives: ChrisHasFlair

Shop Stool Build-Off from Chris Wong

Eleven months ago, two planemakers decided to each build a scrub plane simultaneously and share progress pictures along the way. It was later dubbed the Scrub Plane Build-Off. The two planemakers were Scott Meek and me. The Inspiration On Saturday, I was tidying up in the shop and noticed that my shop stool was...

The Price of Pushing the Limits

My work is often engaging both mentally and physically.  Because of this, I find it difficult to detach myself from the project at the end of the day. I just stare into space, unable to really focus on or enjoy anything. I make for terrible company. If I want to continue doing this type...

The Telephone Game – Woodworking Version

All life is an experiment.  The more experiments you make the better. – Ralph Waldo Emerson You know what the Telephone Game is, right?  One person starts by whispering a phrase into the next person’s ear and that person whispers what they heard to the next person and this continues down the line.  By the time...