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Bedroom Bench

Refinishing furniture has become a sort of meditation for me. After finishing the art deco blanket chest and piano tables I repainted a small bench I made some years ago. I made this out of garage scraps of 2×4 boards, utility carpet. We needed an intermediate stair next to the bed for our dogs to… Read More »

Notes to a New Engineer – Kickoff

Part of the Notes to a New Engineer series I am starting a series of posts based on the mentoring I do for new engineers. When mentoring engineers it is important to teach both specific skills, problem solving, and mental models. The first two are self-explanatory evolutions of the basic skills of engineering. By “mental… Read More »