As many of you know I’m working in the DRC, and have been for a couple of years. All of my jobs in the Congo so far have been on mines, and mines always kill trees. You just have to look through my blogs and projects to know that I hate se...
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Location: Zululand, South Africa - Currently working in the DRC
I've been a Lurker for a while, and have decided to become public. Some of you may recognise me from TheWoodWhisperer site.
My interests are Woodworking (duh!), Alternative energy, Sustainability.
I generally try to use rescued wood as far as possible, except for composite boards like plywood, MDF etc., and all wood I buy must be from sustainable sources.
My woodworking is largely on hold at the moment, as I am working away from home, and my home trips are mostly filled with other activities.
-- I may be schizophrenic, but at least I have each other.
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Hi guys – Greetings from the Democratic Republic of Congo I am firmly ensconced in my tent and I have semi-reliable internet access. I have a ton of work to do even though Sunday is our off-day. Ah well, at least I have a few hours to cat...
Gary Fixler can identify with this. I’ve been working out of country for a couple of years to earn a decent tax-free income. However, with the global economic downturn last year, and the radical decline in commodity prices, The project I...
This series has been quiet for a while, as I’ve been buying replacement parts off eBay and dealing with several small(ish) technical issues. The members of the ShopSmith owners’ forum have been extremely helpful. My thanks to the LJ ...
A few days ago I tried to dismantle my Goldie’s quill assembly with zero success. I seriously wanted to dismantle this to clean it up properly – I’m sure a bath in degreaser would not be good for the bearing. First I removed ...