The Benefits Of A Holographic Sight

Are you looking for a way to improve the accuracy of your shots? An optical device such as a holographic sight can help. These sights provide increased accuracy in aiming by literally lighting up the target with a small red dot. This technology is very popular in tactical weapons because it helps increase accuracy. Used primarily for short or close in work, these sights allow the shooter to quickly acquire their target and take their shot. These tights are popular with special operations and law enforcement and may be standard on certain tactical weaponry.

The red dot sight is used in place of the standard iron sights to acquire a specific target. The sights can typically be adjusted for intensity but may be limited in elevation and wind adjustment. They also use batteries and a shooter must remember to take additional batteries into the field if they plan on using this type of sight extensively.  Check out for a selection of the top holographic sights available.

It is possible to purchase this type of sights from a variety of retailers. This is a true case of you get what you pay for since a sight that is a discounted or lower sight will usually not last as long or be as accurate as one that is more expensive. If your weapon does not already have a rail system, you will also need to purchase this to install the sight on your gun. They are mounted on the top of the gun.

A sight that uses holographic technology is a great option for extreme conditions. These sights are popular with many different types of shooters but are primarily used with handguns. The shooter looks through the sight and sees a red dot suspended in the air. They simply place this red dot on a target and pull the trigger.

The simplicity of using this type of sight makes it very popular, but it is important that a shooter still has some type of backup sights available. If batteries die or the sight is damaged and becomes inoperable, the shooter must still be able to acquire their target using the iron sights on the gun.

These types of sights are used all over the world. They are expensive, but well worth the money if accuracy and speed are your priorities. Using a sight like this allows the shooter to quickly find their target and take their shot. It is truly a matter of simply putting the suspended red dot where they want to shoot and then pulling the trigger.

Before using the sight and shooting your weapon, it is a good idea to take the time to learn how the sight works. Spend time shooting at a range to ensure the sight is lined up correctly. It is simple to use this type of sight, but it still takes practice to become accurate and hit the target every time. It is also important that you don’t rely completely on this sight alone. Continue to practice shooting with the iron sights on the gun for backup.

A holographic sight is a great option for those wanting accuracy in their shooting. There are many places to purchase this type of sight and prices will vary according to quality.


t blair in his furniture shop

Why do you build fine furniture?

I love working with my hands and enjoy building something that will last for several life times. Building items by hand is very relaxing and I love the feel and smell of wood.

Why do you feel hand tools are so important in constructing fine

I am not a purist that believes only hand tools should be used in furniture construction. In fact, I have a complete woodworking shop, full of power tools, like wood lathes, miter saws and other types of cutting devices, and so on. However, when building fine furniture, I use only hand tools during construction. I believe using hand tools enables me to understand about particular pieces of wood and how they should be crafted into a specific piece of furniture. To me, building a piece of fine furniture by hand is like painting a beautiful picture or composing wonderful sonata.

How do you select your wood?

After determining from the client the specific
piece of furniture wanted, we discuss what woods would
best satisfy the demands of the furniture piece as
well as match the looks and feel the client desires. I
next contact my various wood sources to determine who
can provide the specific type, quantity and color of
wood I want. Once I have the wood, I examine each
piece to determine how (and if) it will be used in the
piece of furniture.

I understand you use “hide glue” in constructing your furniture. Why?

Traditional “hide” glue (principally made from
cattle hides) has been used as a wood glue for
hundreds (if not thousands) of years. It provides a
good, strong bond but is somewhat difficult to work
with since it has a tendency to dry very rapidly. In
the early 20th century, several “modern” glues (such
as white glue, carpenter’s glue and various epoxies)
emerged. These glues tended to have better
“workability” and have virtually replaced the use of
hide glue.

Recently however, wood workers and restorers have
discovered that furniture glued with “modern” glues
are extremely difficult to repair, often causing
significant damage to the wood when repairs are
necessary. On the contrary, hide glue is easy to
“loosen”, allowing the dismantling and re-gluing
without wood damage.

We have also discovered that any piece of furniture
(no matter how well made and glued) has a tendency for
its joints to loosen over time (60 to 100 years.).
This being the case, it is vital that heirloom
furniture be constructed such that not only is it well
made for the present generation, it is also
constructed so that future generations can easily and
effectively repair it without damaging the wood. Among
all the glues available, only hide glues hold this
distinction. This is the reason I use hide glue.

wood kitchen by t blair
Wood kitchen by T Blair

What types of finish do you use?

To me, there is nothing like the look and feel of
naturally finished wood. “Natural finishes” include
certain types of oil (such as tung — made from the
Chinese tung-oil tree [Aleurites fordii] and linseed
— made from the seeds of flax) and various waxes such
as bees and carnauba waxes. These type of
products (properly applied) provide effective
protection while preserving the look and feel of the
natural wood. When desirable, I will cover the natural
oils with shellac, providing further protection.

I use these finishes because they are effective,
beautiful and easy to maintain. Additionally, in the
event of accidental damage to the surface of the wood,
restoration to original condition is easily effected.
This is not the case with some of the more “modern”

How can I view and/or purchase your furniture?

Call me at 903-742-9353, email me at or visit me in historic Jefferson, TX.

Why do some woods cost more?

There are several reasons for the differences in
pricing. Firstly, some woods are considerable more
expensive than others. For instance, mesquite is more
than twice the cost of cherry or walnut. Secondly,
particular types of woods are much more difficult to
work. This difficulty results from characteristics of
the wood such as hardness, brittleness and grain.

What is your warrantee policy?

I guarantee the workmanship of my furniture for