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Through the Camera: Details

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Through the Camera: Taoguang Temple Details

Details from the Taoguang temple complex in China  

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The Art of BEEing – Experimenting with swarm traps

The problem with one bee colony is that it soon wants to be two – either by the colony swarming, or the beekeeper realizing that adding a second colony is a big gain for little extra effort. I fit into … Continue reading

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Shop Projects – Kitchen bookshelf

Kitchens never seem to have enough space, either on the counter or in the cupboards and cabinets. It also doesn’t help when the primary daily entrance to the house is through the kitchen. Over the course of several years the … Continue reading

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Shop Project – Rehandling an Adze

A few miles down the road from me there is a large open space on the side of the road, and most Sundays it becomes a local marketplace for a bit of everything. Often this includes old tools, and every … Continue reading

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Shop Projects – Picture frames

The back door of my house was old and leaky; for years winter drafts had been kept out by an accumulated blob of weatherstripping and other temporary measures, and it was time for a change. Step 1 – obtain a … Continue reading

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Seeing Japan from the slow train – part 5: Hida-Furukawa

I am convinced that everyone has at least one interest for which they will abandon all rational thought in their efforts to pursue. One of mine is woodworking and the associated tools, and when I first found out that I … Continue reading

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