Steve G
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Steve G Dec 19, 2012. 6 Replies

I found this site while looking for plans for a workbench. I can’t believe the amount of information on this site. I’m a father of 4, 3 of which are boys and this site is exactly what I need to stay…Continue

 

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Philosophers

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Sep 24, 2015
Steve G commented on Tyler Wainright's group Manly Dads
"Hello Andres, welcome to the hood (fatherhood) and congrats on the birth of your daughter.  I have 4, first was a girl, next 3 boys.   John, I felt the same way for a while.  With 3 sons it was less about the male/female gap and more…"
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21st Century Gentlemen

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Nov 8, 2013
Steve G commented on Tyler Wainright's group Manly Dads
"Rite of passage update...building workbench with and for my sons.  I built my first 2 weeks ago with their help.  I told them I thought they were old enough (twins) to have their own workbench and they are helping with the construction.…"
Jun 21, 2013
Steve G commented on Tim Plett's group The manly art of coffee
"Hi all, looking for a good ground coffee for a good price (Amazon?)...any suggestions?  I hear San Francisco Bay is good, I usually drink a bold coffee, Starbucks ground mostly made in my french press.  Would appreciate any suggestions!"
Mar 16, 2013
Steve G commented on Tyler Wainright's group Manly Dads
"Thanks for the comments.  I didn't have rites of passage activities growing up.  They comment in the book that the rites of passage over the past few decades have been blurred.  Not sure why that is, different reasons for…"
Jan 18, 2013
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Dec 29, 2012
Steve G commented on Tim Plett's group The manly art of coffee
"Peter, thanks I'll take a look see if I can find a good one.  I recently saw a stovetop espresso maker as well, looks a bit like the percolator in shape but much smaller.  I'll look for both, since getting rid of my keurig I have…"
Dec 20, 2012
Steve G left a comment for Liam Strain
"Liam, thanks judging by the video it looks like it brews a good cup of coffee, I'll check it out!"
Dec 20, 2012
Liam Strain left a comment for Steve G
"I've heard nothing but good things about the Chemex coffee makers. Intelligentsia coffee here in Chicago has switched over to those for in-store brewing by the cup for customers. They even made a brewing video:https://vimeo.com/6161817"
Dec 19, 2012
Steve G commented on Tyler Wainright's group Manly Dads
"Hi all, great discussions I'm glad I joined.  Has anyone read and can offer thoughts on Raising a Modern Day Knight by Robert Lewis?  I have 2 nine year old sons and am looking for 'rite of passage'…"
Dec 19, 2012
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Manly Dads

This group is for men out there who have children and are looking for a better way to balance manhood with fatherhood
Dec 19, 2012
Steve G commented on Tim Plett's group The manly art of coffee
"Any ideas for manual coffee maker as an alternative to my french press?  I still like it but want to try new ways to brew.  May try cold brewing or the hourglass style, or even a simple stovetop percolator.  Any thoughts would be…"
Dec 19, 2012
Steve G replied to Steve G's discussion Hello All
"Glad to meet you too Claude.  There sure is a lot of knowledge here, varied too it seems.  Can't read it all in a weekend that's for sure. "
Dec 19, 2012
Steve G replied to Steve G's discussion Hello All
"Rob that's a good mix, I have a brother and 2 sisters."
Dec 19, 2012
Claude replied to Steve G's discussion Hello All
"Glad to meet you.  This site has a wealth of knowledge you can tap into.  Glad you found it. "
Dec 19, 2012

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At 11:53pm on December 19, 2012, Liam Strain said…

I've heard nothing but good things about the Chemex coffee makers. Intelligentsia coffee here in Chicago has switched over to those for in-store brewing by the cup for customers. They even made a brewing video:
https://vimeo.com/6161817

 
 
 

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