Author Archives: nrhiller

About nrhiller

cabinetmaker and author

Order, order!

Order in the House! As a woodworker trained in furniture making, I’ve designed and built many a kitchen over the past 39 years. Blame the first guy who employed me in 1980; he taught me a lot about business and … Continue reading

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Hurry Slowly, Part 2: Lesson learned

Originally posted on Making Things Work:
This is the seventh in a series of stories related to the tales in Making Things Work. These are new material, not excerpts from the book. ? Almost 16 years to the day after…

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Hurry Slowly, Part 1: Soggy Bottom

Originally posted on Making Things Work:
This is the sixth in a series related to the tales in Making Things Work. These are new material, not excerpts from the book. It really was as grey as it looks. Around 1986…

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Originally posted on Making Things Work:
This is the fifth in a series of posts related to the tales in Making Things Work. These posts are not excerpts from the book. This one relates most closely to the tale entitled…

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Perception is not reality

Originally posted on Making Things Work:
Note: This is the third in a series of posts related to the tales in Making Things Work. The posts are new material, not excerpted from the book. Each post is tied to one or…

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The problem with passion

Originally posted on Making Things Work:
Note: This is the second in a series of posts related to the tales in Making Things Work. The posts are new material, not excerpted from the book, and some, such as this one,…

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Blame the Tuna

Originally posted on Making Things Work:
Note: This is the first in a series of posts related to the tales in Making Things Work. The posts are new material, not excerpted from the book. Each will be tied to one…

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