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Logbook tracks project details (and your growth)

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I’ve found that keeping a simple journal with details of my completed projects—materials needed, finishes used, where I found the plans, and for whom I built them—helps me avoid giving duplicate gifts, recall important tips on building the project successfully, and dodge any pitfalls I encountered the first time. It’s also fun to look back and see my growth as a woodworker over the years.
—Lew Zimmer, Bozeman, Mont.

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