11 extremely practical Japan travel tips 1. Rent a wireless router 2. Book a Japan Rail Pass before arrival 3. Buy a Pasmo card or a Suica card 4. Download the Hyperdia app 5. Take advantage of discount rates on domestic flights 6. If there's a choice, fly into Haneda, not Narita 7. Book N'EX or Keisei from Narita 8. Download Google Translate app 9. Print out your hotel address in Japanese 10. Know where to get cash 11. Know where to find refuge
I like to make stuff out of logs, and lately I've done a couple of projects where I needed the ends to be perfectly flat and parallel.For most log projects you could probably just use a chainsaw and get the ends close enough. However, when "close enough" isn't good enough, here's the method I use. This requires some scrap plywood and basic tools like a router, drill, level, and clamps.