Duane McGuire Blog

I've been thinking about things for quite a long while.

Year: 2009

One man’s dream: The Shop is “Complete”
I posted photos of the foundation pour 18 months ago. In the last month, I've made a pretty ...
The Paint Job
Ev was OK with that, but he did think that the boss fell a little short of the mark when he bought ...
Adjustable height workbench / assembly table
In my early years of woodworking and cabinet building, I spent a lot of time assembling things on ...
Antelope Island Ride
It was a beautiful afternoon. Is it the last spurt of Summer? At 85 degrees, I think maybe so. I ...
Woodturning 101 - homework
Admitting my amateur status, woodturning is new to me! I'm going forward boldly, and I can see ...
Wood turning 101
My friend Jim has been busy with his new mini lathe making pens and other turnings. His enthusiasm ...
On the path to RPT
The Piano Technicians Guild offers the Registered Piano Technician (RPT) to individuals who have ...
The woodshop attracts some “new” tools
Last week I went to the Davis School District surplus sale hoping to find some cabinets for the ...
So you think you’re gonna ride the SLC Century?
Last week I rode my first 20 mile ride of the season. Foolishly, this week I asked my friend Troy ...
Woodshop progress: Lighting and Dust Collection Cyclone
I keep plugging away. After hanging ceiling drywall and fifteen light fixtures, I'm pretty good at ...
Spring is coming!
When I got up yesterday, I decided to encourage spring a bit by shaving off my beard. It worked! ...
Whew. February 15
Each year, my quartet delivers singing Valentines. It's always a joy! This year since Valentines ...
Singing Valentines in Utah County
Once again my quartet, Sound Accord, will be delivering singing Valentines for the big day. We ...
Woodshop progress: insulation and drywall
My shop is too big! OK. That's the last time you'll hear that. Though the work continues it seems ...

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