Tempered lean manufacturing
A little fish swimming in a big pond explains
A broken spindle will halt production, so be prepared with a backup and a plan for service and repair
The chore is made easier with an alphabet of software solutions
Most shops grow through a slow but steady process of accumulation, sort of like that nasty mineral build up in plumbing. This has certainly been the case with my shop.
The real cost of borrowing.
Leave a paper trail.
Planning for 2020.
The Mpemba Effect
Finding skilled labor.
Avoid the growing pains.
The value of a business plan.
Applying lean concepts to employees and others.
Investing in tools.
The Birthday Paradox.
Rockler Woodworking and Hardware has added seven new Bench Dog hand planes and a range of accessories in an expansion of its selection of traditional woodworking tools.
As professional woodworkers, making our product is the easy part; marketing and selling it is the hard part.
I don’t know about you, but I have the tendency to overthink things.
Let’s face it, we are woodworkers and not accountants, and who likes accounting anyhow?
Are you a trained craftsperson? If so, how much training do you have?