Archive for April, 2016

Weapons Manufacturing

Monday, April 18th, 2016

My wife teaches 10th grade humanities at a classical Christian school, the Ambrose School, which means their focus is on the ancient era, mostly Greece and Rome. The 10th grade has not had any regularly planned field trip as part of the curriculum, so she asked if we could plan some kind of trip out […]

Williams Testimonial

Saturday, April 9th, 2016

Jared recently did a job for me which consisted of modifying and refinishing some new fireplace mantels I had purchased on line. I found J. Alexander by searching the web and hit a home run!…He gladly took on this project where others wouldn’t touch it. I couldn’t be happier with the results!…All my instructions and […]

Dunlap Lathe Restoration

Monday, April 4th, 2016

Sears Dunlap Lathe Restoration January/February 2016 I have been a long-time lurker over at, a forum dedicated to the love of old woodworking tools, and its sister site, After my 9-year-old son watched a few woodworking videos with me, he expressed an interest in learning how to turn on a lathe. That was […]