Month: July 2015

Total 13 Posts

You Had One Job, Fireplace Poker

A fireplace poker has one job: to take the place of the unprotected hand in tending a fire. Normally a rigid metal rod with a curved bit at the end, a poker is used to move firewood, hot coals or whatever else one happens to be burning. Pokers are normally only as long as they

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Fun with Tennis Balls

If you’re American and are reading this on July 4…  Happy Independence Day! I recently delivered a live workshop to a group of printing professionals.  The talk was a combination of Practical Problem Solving and Quick Changeover (SMED).  And rather than having me ramble on for an hour I decided

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