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Remaking George’s Glue Sticks.

Remaking George’s Glue Sticks.

We recently changed the shape and dimensions of our George’s Glue Sticks for woodwind padding.   http://www.jlsmithco.com/padding-adhesives-2/georges-glue-medium-stick For years we had been making the Glue Sticks more or less like George…read more →

It’s Up To Us

It’s Up To Us

It’s up to each of us to create the next generation of instrument technicians.  No one else is going to provide our companies with the qualified people that we need.…read more →

Mastery

I often think about the concept of mastery in our work. Along the pathway towards developing mastery one encounters these stages: Unconscious incompetence (you don’t know what you don’t know).…read more →

Plastic MAG Wanted

Plastic MAG Wanted

Those that know me well know that I’m not very nostalgic – on most days.  There are times however, when I like to connect with the past and remind myself,…read more →

At Jason’s

I have lunch at the local Jason’s Deli every so often.  I’ve always been impressed by the high level of service there and was curious about this.   One day I…read more →