- Fruit crop relief sought – Times Union
- I do like 'dem apples. Or lack of apples. NY lost 50 ~ 75% of it's apple crop to frost this year.
- A new map / visualization library that draws fully vector data, with configurable projection. Via @nelson.
- Japanese Chisel Tuneup – Part 1 – Fine Woodworking
- Japanese Chisel Tuneup – Part 1:
Posted by Jay_Speetjens
Some techniques for tuning up Japanese bench chisels …
- Mortising / Adam Cherubini
- Adam Cherubini's take on mortising technique. Very little pounding, mostly use the chisel in a paring fashion. Very different take on how to chop a mortise by hand.
- Elliptical Shapes Using Simple Geometry – video
- How to draw an ellipse using a compass and a straightedge