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# Blog

## Addendum to Post “Geometry Vs Algebra Smack down”

An attentive reader asked: “What if you wanted to lay out the centers of the slats instead of their edges”. A great question as it is actually often…

## That Snappy Sector

Another primary use of the sector is to quickly find or create a whole number proportional relationship between two dimensions--say the width of a box to its height.…

## Algebra vs. Geometry Smackdown

So how do you go about evenly spacing out the slats on a design such as a headboard (as the example shown here by (and I'm not…

## Just the Tip of the Iceberg !

Jim Tolpin smiled at me and exclaimed, “Just the Tip of the Iceberg” to describe our excitement as we first began…

## Step Stool Redux

The Humble Step Stool strikes again (or here's what woke me up at 4am this morning): The sequence of ratios embedded in my well-worn step stool project examples…

## Going ‘Round the Bend

This sketch shows an old boatbuilding scheme for figuring out how tight (used to be called “quick”) a certain thickness of wood will bend. (The wood is usually…