Maintaining Organization in the Shop

Maintaining Organization in the Shop

With the New Year fast approaching, many of us will share the same resolution in our personal and professional lives: Get organized. For some, that means sifting through the pile of papers on our desk, or maybe cleaning out the garage. We can all agree that...
4 Tips For Making A Prefab Shop Run Smoothly

4 Tips For Making A Prefab Shop Run Smoothly

The floor of a prefab shop can be an intimidating place: a lot of noise, imposing tools, heavymaterials and skilled craftsmen can overwhelm an observer. In a good shop, all those thingswork in sync to efficiently and economically produce the parts needed at a...
End the jobsite frustration of missing materials

End the jobsite frustration of missing materials

Losing your keys momentarily is inconvenient.  Losing a pallet of construction materials can be downright expensive. We don’t mean losing like “they slipped between the couch cushions.”  We mean losing like you really don’t know where they are.  They were supposed to...
Avoiding a recipe for disaster

Avoiding a recipe for disaster

It’s your spouse’s birthday, and you’ve decided that you’ll do a little something for her by baking her a homemade chocolate cake from scratch for the occasion.  You gather up the ingredients you need:  flour, butter, powdered chocolate, egg– hmm… no eggs in the...