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West Farm

Today was one of those beautiful late summer New England days. So Chris & I went for a walk along some trails on the next hill over behind the farm.



I stopped by 35 Medford yesterday to pick up my stuff. I hadn’t been there since March because of Covid, which has been really weird. It looks pretty much the same as it did...



Here’s my latest project. The sides and the central hexagon are made of black walnut. The front surface is mulberry paper. There are a bunch of little brass screws holding things together. It’s about...


World’s End

It was really hot today, so we went down to World’s End. World’s End is a beautiful park that was designed by Fredrick Law Olmstead. It’s 250 acres of curving carriage roads and vistas...

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Mulberry Visitor

This is the time of year that our mulberry tree is often full of squirrels & birds. Something seemed a little off at breakfast this morning. Look who was sitting 30 feet in the...

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Cheater Lens

I’ve had the MIG welder out recently. It’s been a bit frustrating. I haven’t gotten a decent line in years now. The big problem is that I can’t see what I’m doing any more....


Winter Projects

This package came from England the other day. So, what’s inside? The piece I was waiting for to finish off this winter’s projects: This is a new radiator from Cooling Experts. The Westfield uses...



My toy for Christmas was a little CNC machine. A Genmitsu 3018. Seems pretty well built and easy to put together. Software is a bit of a hassle. It does come with a CD-ROM...



VEX Robotics had a nice tribute to one of my favorite professors, Woody Flowers, who passed away recently. 2.70 was a great class. We all worked hard, but learned a lot, and had a...

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The Failing Railing

One of the posts holding the railing along the front steps has been getting pretty rusty. I was worried about it failing while someone was leaning on the railing. So I spent some time...