Start cutting an old fenceboard. (Down here in Patagonia they call it cantonera, rough cut Douglas fir.)
Don’t bear down on the saw. Feel the saw-teeth doing the work.
Cut through the first inch of wood. Think about names. Pino Oregón. It’s not really pine. It’s not really a fir either.
Keep sawing as your daughter comes over. Don’t let her feet get too close to the blade.
We’re making a menorah. Si! Una menorah.
Is it masculine or feminine?