Wisdom of the Hands


TaglineThis blog is dedicated to sharing the concept that our hands are essential to learning- that we engage the world and its wonders, sensing and creating primarily through the agency of our hands. We abandon our children to education in boredom and intellectual escapism by failing to engage their hands in learning and making.
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yesterday in New York

My wife, daughter and I went to the 911 museum yesterday and outside the museum grounds, I looked for the Callery Pear tree that had been rescued from the 911 site, broken, uprooted, and yet survived.

3 hours ago

ethical culture society

Ethical Culture Society, 5th Ave. NYC Yesterday my wife and daughter and I attended the #notmypresident day rally at Columbus Circle in New York City. We joined with thousands of others challenging th

1 day ago

hands-on thinking

It may appear to some, particularly those of an academic persuasion, that thinking is just a head trip. It may be for some, but it you are involved personally in the real world, it's not likely that a

2 days ago

testing infinity (system)

Infinity is a long way off. But the infinity dovetail spline system is easy to use. I began my testing of it today by adding dovetail keys to a box. I used a 8 degree dovetail bit to rout the spaces f

3 days ago

veneered tops..

Yesterday I demonstrated making veneered top panels for boxes and my high school students are now enthused about making boxes using these techniques. Doing my demonstrations for two classes, I came up

4 days ago