Lessons from a Lifetime Maker

Every Tool’s a Hammer: Life is What You Make It Simon & Schuster, $27 You may recognize the man on the cover of this book, Adam Savage, as one half of the duo from TV’s “Mythbusters.” The [...]

End Grain: A Shaker’s Life

Research gives names to unknown artisans. By Tom Caspar David Rowley, Freegift Wells, Amos Stewart, Orren Haskens, Eli Kidder…ever hear of these guys? They were Shaker cabinetmakers, the [...]

End Grain: It Wasn’t Always Like This

When a family friend recently visited my new cabinet shop, he commented, “Your dad and grandpa would’ve loved this place. It wasn’t always like this!” He meant that although both men were pro [...]

End Grain: Turnabout

Learning from the past can secure our future. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases made through affiliate links. By Tom Caspar On a sultry day in September, 1832, [...]


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