Duane McGuire Blog

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March 1, 2022
Unexpected treasure
An unexpected treasure in an unusual place.
February 27, 2022
A Piano Finds a Home: My Home!
A Steinway model O from 1909 is at home.
February 19, 2022
Garden Railroad: Laying Track
It's more than a mound of dirt, now!
February 5, 2022
Yes, Jazzy Is Here
Jazzy the second dog, AKA "Me Too"
January 29, 2022
Todoist - Alexa Integration
Alexa and I are getting along better now!
January 26, 2022
Garden Railroad Winter 2022
Time out for some railroad building!
November 30, 2021
Working in the Second Quadrant
Found a round-to-it. Moved into the 2nd quadrant.
November 22, 2021
Reading Stephen King: A Memoir
Stephen King speaks to me!
November 5, 2021
Amateur Machinist: Tuning Lever Extension
Making a useful tool improvement for piano stringing with new machinist skills
September 29, 2021
Antelope Island Jazz
Ed Lueders, jazz and Antelope Island!
September 5, 2021
Efficient Use of 20 square feet
Finally. A bathroom for the main floor.
June 13, 2021
The Grandpa, The Piano, and The Goat
Of my numerous piano tuning stories, this one is always a favorite. That is, of course, because ...
May 29, 2021
Landscaping Spring 2021
Spring project: garden landscape
May 29, 2021
Garden Railroad Spring 2021
Spring has sprung, and it's time to get working on the railroad!
March 5, 2021
A new Sawstop tablesaw for the workshop
Celebrating my 69th birthday a bit early, I acquired a new Sawstop tablesaw. The Sawstop is known ...
December 15, 2020
Radio Station KAPA
It's been a long while since I've woken to the sound of Sheb Wooley singing "It was a one-eyed, ...
December 6, 2020
Blog v. 2020
Welcome to Duane McGuire Blog Version 2020. If you've been here before, it looks a little ...
November 29, 2020
Pet Doors for Bebop
This is all about a doggie door.
October 18, 2020
A Singer Sewing Machine is not a piano
A singer sewing machine is not a piano. But I accepted the challenge of restoring a sewing machine ...
October 11, 2020
Short Walk With Bebop
Since May 30, Bebop and I have had a morning walk. But for 133 days, it hasn't been raining. Today ...

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