Rickity Split

I was so proud. I’d just put the finishing touches on a boat I’d built, using only two sheets of 1/4″ marine plywood and a piece of 1 x 6 spruce board. Needless to say I was small, stretching a whole 8 feet long and 3 1/2 feet wide. I had a Johnson 5 hp outboard attached to the end so that it kinda looked like a clam with an outboard. It was made to skim over the surface of […]

DIY: Installing your wall mounted mounting mount

It had the innocent look of a package delivery. Marked with the Amazon smile, the box was 8 inches wide, 4 inches tall, and was 24 inches in length. It was heavy for its size, and even in shaking the box it all had a solid feel. There was strength in this little box. I wondered what was in it as I dragged my thumbnail along the sealing tape, splitting it apart. I also managed to slit my thumb with […]