Saturday, April 22, 2017

A glance back in time: Vintage Postcards from the Houston Packing Company

These postcards were made for the Houston Packing Company, a local meatpacking company which included a canning factory. They were printed in Germany by the publisher Raphael Tuck & Sons.

"Friend of my soul! This goblet sip...." (1905) Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries: http://hdl.handle.net/1911/36995


"Here's to one, and only one,...." (1905) Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries: http://hdl.handle.net/1911/37051.
"There's always a song to the future." (1905) Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries: http://hdl.handle.net/1911/37001

"God made man Frail as a bubble...." (1905) Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries: http://hdl.handle.net/1911/36937

"Yesterday's yesterday while to-day's here...." (1905) Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries: http://hdl.handle.net/1911/36945

"Here's to the American Eagle:...." (1905) Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries: http://hdl.handle.net/1911/36959.

Monday, April 3, 2017

New Toy!

Got my slick new SawStop 36" Professional Cabinet Saw assembled!


The safety feature on this saw is absolutely incredible. I figured it was worth the investment, since, what's the cost of a finger? Certainly more than the saw!