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Sparking Imagination!

By john | November 24, 2021 | Comments Off on Sparking Imagination!

There’s something to be said for sitting in a dirty shop after a project has been completed.  No dread of the time and effort it will take to clean and put things in order, just a simple satisfaction that the job is complete, and a strange urgency to catalog and store in your brain, the…

Hot Topics & Concrete Facts

By john | October 24, 2021 | Comments Off on Hot Topics & Concrete Facts

A long time ago when I was but a boy of eighteen, I set out to conquer the world and learn about life.  “Join the Navy” they said “…it’ll be an adventure!”  So I did just that, and an adventure it was.  I adventured to Mississippi, Okinawa, Guam, Panama, Colombia, Puerto Rice, the Bahamas, Cuba,…

New Additions! – Welders

By John | October 13, 2021 | Comments Off on New Additions! – Welders

We are excited to start teaching here at The Sunrise Workshop!  We’ve been putting a lot of thought into classes we will offer, looking for seasoned knowledgeable instructors, and exciting projects for people to take on.  There must be a “first” class, and if you have not read our bio, our first class has a…

Flip the switch already!

By John | September 25, 2021 | Comments Off on Flip the switch already!

Have you ever been so excited about something you made that you started enjoying it before it was really ready?  A muffin that could have used another five minutes at 350?  A sixer of home brewed beer that could have mellowed and carbonated for another week or two?  Maybe you’re guilty of leaving a fingerprint…

Mess Stuff Up!

By John | September 25, 2021 | Comments Off on Mess Stuff Up!

When a web developer tells you to give them content to get your site up, there’s so much to think about, so much to write about, and little time to do it in.  So, when I was asked for two blog posts to get started, I kind of panicked.  I had planned to write about…