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    Great Entertainment (and Inspiration!) for Craftsmen

    There are some great television, cable, and now online shows that show off the talent and business savvy of craftsmen around the world. Here are a few to watch:

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    Why You Should Dig Just 3 Feet Deeper

    There’s a famous story retold by Napoleon Hill in Think & Grow Rich, in which gentleman by the name of Darby moved out west from Maryland to Colorado with his uncle in search of gold during the rush days. At first it was going well, but they had financed the machinery and each day they dug further into the ground, they were also digging themselves further into debt. They finally decided to sell the machinery to a local machinery junkman.

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    The Best Holiday Gifts You’ll Give This Year Are Made Of PVC Pipe

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    Let’s be honest, the best gifts usually can’t be found at the mall. These are no exception. You’ll be able to make most of these fun and useful gadgets with not too many more tools than a pipe cutter or hacksaw and drill. And some PVC Pipe, of course.

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    Why sitting around on your tush actually makes you stronger

    Why sitting around on your tush actually makes you stronger

    Have you started a new rigorous workout program, but haven’t seen much progress? You might be working out too much. Maybe you’re one of those guys who can’t stop moving - always off to a new adventure, or constantly improving the home - painting the house trim or whatever - as long as you don’t have to stop doing something productive. The problem is that after you’ve had a big workout, the most productive thing you can do... might be nothing.

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    Is your military experience a fit for the job you want?

    is your military experience a fit for the job you want?

    Military veterans report that they have a difficult time figuring out if they’re qualified for the job, and then translating their skills into civilian skills. Here’s a process that will help you to determine if your specific skills will match the job you’re applying for.

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