Category Archives: Learning the trades

David McCullough’s The Wright Brothers

I’ve done my share of reviewing of books and music on Amazon’s site, but I’ve been giving more attention lately to my site.  I’ve also been busy writing my own book.  This book was a gift, so I’ll give it … Continue reading

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Teen Pays for College Tuition with a Jewelry Business

According to Chanel Parks of the Huffington Post, LeiLei Secor started an online jewelry shop in 2012.  She began it while she was still in high school instead of looking for a summer job.  She makes and sells her own … Continue reading

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You Tube: the shop classes of the future.

I think You Tube will  play a  huge role in teaching the shop classes and the trades over the next decade.  I’ll let the videos speak for themselves.  The first video  is about replacing a stuck Moen shower faucet cartridge … Continue reading

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