Duane McGuire Blog

I've been thinking about things for quite a long while.

Year: 2008

Woodshop progress: Passed electrical inspection this morning!
A milestone! I finished the rough-in electrical last night and had the inspection this morning. ...
Validation
I don't do movie reviews. Ordinarily. But, my family has just voted this film to be the best for ...
Utah drivers: Give me a break!
I ride a bicycle. A lot. I commute to work by bicycle more than 50% of the time. Last year I rode ...
Woodstove for the woodshop
I got out to the shop early this morning to work on wiring. But it was about 37 degrees, and hmmm, ...
The shop is closed in!
Well, the door is hung, and winter can come. I just need to do the weather stripping, and we ...
A door for the new shop
I figured that the new shop should have a fine door that speaks to what goes on inside. Sometime ...
Woodshop Progress
To complete the exterior, we just need the overhead and entry door. I'm working on the entry door ...
Musical Desire Meets Taskmaster
I play the piano. And have played for 50 years on again and off again. The last couple of years ...
The workshop is a reality
Well, it's not done, but the space definitely exists now! Todd Thurgood was the framer. Who could ...
The workshop progesses
The permit was issued, and last week, the site was excavated and footings where poured. The ...
New Woodshop: Getting closer
I had once dreamed of building a timber-framed woodshop, but time and locale prevent it. Design ...
A Bicycle Trailer for the Golf Clubs
Choices. A man always has choices. Well rather than choose golf over bicycling, or bicycling over ...
A minor victory for the aspiring pianist
I can't say how long I've been practicing Marian McPartland's Twilight World. Months and months! ...
Google Sketchup Meets Piano Man
I had the good fortune of attending a one day class on Google Sketchup on Thursday of last week. ...
Duane re-surfaces!
Hibernation? Death? Disaster? None of the above. Distraction.
Another piano: 1916 Chickering
Partly because I couldn't resist (I like Chickerings!). Partly because the Stieff project has been ...

My work: McGuire Piano

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