A change in woodworking habit and environment

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Blog series by David Craig updated 10-19-2012 09:14 AM 2 parts 3890 reads 16 comments total

Part 1: Changes to the environment

10-19-2012 06:17 AM by David Craig | 5 comments »

I have had a number of changes in my life over the course of the last year. I was a little spoiled over the last five years with a job that I could work from home and a schedule that allowed a somewhat normal pattern of sleep. I have been adjusting to the midnight shift and a couple hour drive each day. I don’t expect much sympathy here, I am grateful that I am still gainfully employed :) But it has caused me to have to reassess how I spend time on my hobby. Kiids, relationships, wor...

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Part 2: Brain clutter and a new mindset

10-19-2012 09:14 AM by David Craig | 11 comments »

In the last article, I talked about cleaning up my work environment to allow for shorter setup times and more ready access to the machines and items in my workshop. But that is only part of the battle. I experienced some personal loss this last year that really took the wind out of my sails. I won’t get into all of that here, some already know what I am talking about and we will just suffice with that. I found it difficult to get motivated again but shop cleaning is a good way to ...

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