Hubris and Ignorance

Hubris and Ignorance It’s a perfect example of not leaving well enough alone. I wanted to true up the 45-degree angle on this piece and foolishly thought the mill was the tool for the job. The setup was straightforward and I thought the piece was well secured which,...

Artistry and Craft

Artistry and Craft There’s been a growing discussion about whether model building can rise to the level of art. I think this is a backwards approach. We filter things through our own worldview and define them accordingly. There is a tendency to put model building in a...

It’s Personal

We’re looking south. Over the next mile or so, there are three street crossings before we encounter a curve to the left that takes us to the junction with Norfolk Southern’s Richmond Secondary. Traffic on this short branch is just a few covered hoppers for a wire and...