Monthly Archives: July 2012

In opposition to multitasking

       “There!” said John, surveying his work with great apparent satisfaction — “finished.”        “What is finished?” asked Benny, “your nail- box?”        “No,” said John; “only the two parallelopipedons for the two sides. See!”        So saying, he handed … Continue reading

Posted in Excerpts

A new old saw

One weekend I took a handsaw and length of timber and cut it until it was too short to make any more cuts. At the end I had two things – a pile of firewood and the ability to saw square … Continue reading

Posted in Handmade