Welcome to "Tips From Sticks-In-The-Mud Woodshop." I am a hobbyist, not a professional, someone who loves woodworking, just like you do. I have found some better ways to accomplish tasks in the workshop and look forward to sharing those with you each month, as well as hearing your problem-solving ideas.
This month, Jim shares a tip on repurposing milk crates and using them as step stools in his shop, including crates that need a little bit of repair work done to them.
Repurposing Milk Crates Tip - Read Now
No Southern-fried Southern boy wants to be called a Yankee, but we share the characteristics of shrewdness and thrift. Thus, each month I share a money-saving tip. It's OK if you call me "cheap."
In this month's money-saving tip, Jim shares his stories on the different pieces of perfectly good woodworking wood he has found abandoned on his walks around town, and how he is able to revive them for use in future projects.
Building Materials Tip - Read Now
Jim Randolph is a veterinarian in Long Beach, Mississippi. His earlier careers as lawn mower, dairy farmer, automobile mechanic, microwave communications electronics instructor and journeyman carpenter all influence his approach to woodworking. His favorite projects are furniture built for his wife, Brenda, and for their children and grandchildren. His and Brenda's home, nicknamed Sticks-In-The-Mud, is built on pilings (sticks) near the wetlands (mud) on a bayou off Jourdan River. His shop is in the lower level of their home. Questions and comments on woodworking may be written in the comments section of each tip in the Highland Woodworking Blog. Questions about pet care should be directed to his blog on pet care,
. We regret that, because of high volume, not all inquiries can be answered personally.
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