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Location: Pflugerville, TX (Suburb of Austin - Central TX)
I'm Bob and I live in Pflugerville (the P is silent) Texas which is a suburb of Austin, the capital of Texas. I'd like to tell you how I got here and how I picked the name "Back tothe Wood".
When I was in High School, my Dad set up a small wood shop in our basement. The only power tools were a TS, jointer and a lathe. Everything else was by hand - a brace and bits for drilling, etc. I went off to college, had a job, married, raised a family and finally retired. (That seems a lot quicker than it really happened.)
I didn't like this retired stuff. A friend mentioned volunteering for Habitat for Humanity, and I've been doing it ever since.
I got so excited about this, I started buying used tools for myself and started re-learning. So now I am "Back to the Wood" and glad to be here.
-- Bob, --Silence & smile are two powerful tools. Smile is the way to solve many problems & Silence is the way to avoid many problems.
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|replied on||Bandsaw on Craigslist Question||09-18-2014 03:12 PM|
|commented on||Tools should be beautiful and functional Thanks Ron Hendrickson!||09-18-2014 02:13 PM|
|commented on||My first build||09-18-2014 02:08 PM|
|commented on||Sculpted dining table||09-18-2014 02:06 PM|
|commented on||First project ever. Made for under a Hundred.||09-18-2014 01:51 PM|
|commented on||Bent Form Guitar Stand||08-12-2014 01:14 AM|
|replied on||Need Austin, TX area LJ assistance||05-31-2014 10:36 AM|
|replied on||Live wood breakfast bar. How to keep the bark on?||05-08-2014 03:12 PM|
|commented on||Drill press table and fence||04-28-2014 01:18 PM|
|commented on||Pair of Nightstands||04-26-2014 12:25 PM|
|added project||Pair of Nightstands||04-26-2014 11:14 AM|
|commented on||Curly Maple & Wenge rocking chair||03-31-2014 11:22 AM|
|replied on||Drill press mod||03-16-2014 12:32 PM|
|replied on||Set of planes from pawn shop (with photos)||03-16-2014 12:25 PM|
|commented on||Curly Maple Chest with Walnut Accents||03-01-2014 04:24 AM|