I love vintage tools. I love vintage anything. Most of my gun collection is vintage. I have a lot of antique hand tools.
I am not a technophobe. I don’t have have the latest of everything, but when working around the shop I use my cordless tools whenever possible. I prefer the sound of vinyl on my 1970’s era record player, but prefer the convenience of my MP3 player with a catalog of well over 5,000 songs.
This week I acquired a vintage shaper.It is a Craftsman model 103.920 made by King Seeley. circa 1953-54. Continue reading »
Today I attended the grand opening of the Superstition Mountain Museum Railroad. The railroad is the latest attraction to be added to the grounds of the museum.
The museum is a non-profit enterprise funded entirely by donations and run by an army of over 200 volunteers. The mission is education of the varied history of the Superstitions. Continue reading »
Now that I have a source for organic beef that is affordable, I can once again eat steak and pot roasts. I can grill burgers. More important, I can cook up batches of my chili con carne.
Chili con carne – literally peppers with beef. No beans in my chili – that is sort of redundant. The beef provides all of the protein that you need. You add beans to rice; that makes sense. Continue reading »