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Dr. Dvorak

Dr. Jim Dvorak is Vice President Academic and Professor of New Testament at McMaster Divinity College in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

A Good Saturday

Today (Feb 3, 2024) was a good day. I finished piece of furniture I made for Sydney's turntable and vinyl records. Don't get too excited. It's made of plywood--Red Oak plywood, but plywood nonetheless. That said, it turned out pretty good. Today I...

Don't waste the black walnut!

I had a little scrap piece of black walnut (which came from the Dvorak farm in Iowa, if you recall) left over from the decorative shelf I made for the lovely CJD, and I didn't want it to go to waste. So, I made this useful little thing...

This guy is hilarious

Thanks to my sister for introducing me to his content.

A little project for the lovely CJD

UPDATE (Jan 26, 2024 @ 1:00 PM): Here are a couple of shots of the shelf in situ in my wife's office... UPDATE (Jan 21, 2024 @ 1:07 PM): Completely finished with all hardware, including keyhole hangers on the back.UPDATE (Jan 20, 2024 @ 7:45 PM): ...

Early Christmas Gifts

Christmas came early to the Dvorak household (at least for me). My wife and kids got me these:On the left is a random orbital sander, in the center is a jigsaw, and to the right is a router. All of these work on the Ryobi One+ system, in which I a...

'08 Astra Output Speed Sensor Replacement

Last week it was the input speed sensor. This week, the output speed sensor. If the embedded YouTube player takes too long to load below, you can click here to view the video on my YT channel.

'08 Astra Input Speed Sensor Replacement

I replaced the input speed sensor today. It started raining, so I did not get to the output sensor yet. It's a bit more difficult to reach, so when the weather shapes up I will replace it, too. If YouTube's video player is slow to load below, clic...

Next up for the '08 Astra

Input and output speed sensors. More to come on my YT channel.