This blog will include various build pictures and/or information for the three nearly simultaneous first builds of this new body style and the pecan tops that they will all share. There are planned differences in each of the three as they are the...
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Location: Albany, GA
Work history (chronologically): I've been a stock boy, an Assistant Manager, a machinist, a factory lab tech, an Engineering tech, a Quality Engineer, a Production Foreman, and a Planning and Scheduling Manager. Away from big manufacturing since 2007, I continue to be a professional home design and plans producer, a builder of custom homes and light commercial (so far), pool builder, remodeler, and installer of anything in support of our retail store. We have owned and operated a Retail Home Center since 1997.
Hobbies: Playing Musician (guitar) and Recording Music (digital home studio mostly Roland), Registered Dog Breeder (Dobermans, Min Pins, Miniature Schnauzers, and Weimeraners over the years), Automotive improvement and restoration (project car is a 1981 Mazda RX-7 with Cartech Mariah complete wide body etc. etc.), carpentry and woodworking, computer builder, and spreader of the word on pool ionizers.
I have also been known to pull a leg every now and then.
-- If you're going to stir the pot, think BIG spoon or SMALL boat paddle. David Grimes, Georgia
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I pretty much ruled out small boxes, pens and cutting boards as something that interests me. Then I got a request, and had a piece of hardwood crown molding sitting around. What the hell ? A good excuse to use the pin nailer. The box and bot...
It will be awhile before I have the tools to build a true replica guitar from total scratch. I need templates and drawings and a duplicator, etc, etc. I also need a model of the carved top body for the duplicator. Instead of tearing down a wor...
My grown daughter asked for a “hope chest” some time ago, so I reckoned it was time to comply. I made a quick drawing, then commenced to cut all the pieces needed. I assembled the main body just before dinner. I asked Katy to look i...
I’m nearly done with the drill press table, but am stalled waiting on some t-track for the fence. It will be here sometime next week. So I have jumped into the next project: A table for my Ridgid Bandsaw. Here’s a BEFORE shot: ...