I decided to start my Christmas projects early this year. First project is a wall plaque for my youngest son who is a PA (Physician Assistant) at OSS (Occupational Spine Specialist) here. All I had to start was a pin he gave me a couple years ago....
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Location: Felton, Pennsylvania
Retired electronics technician with 35 years int he telecommunications industry. The last 12 years were spent computerizing and organizing the building and grounds maintenence department.
Frustrated termite for probably 40 years or more. Didn't really get serious about wood working until I retired at age 54 to try something different before 'really retiring'. Then I slowly got rid of all my electronic shop equipment and replaced it with wood working tools.
One day in 2001 I kiddingly told my wife what she could get me for Father's day that year as we passed a 1929 Model A Ford for sale in a front yard as we drove past. Within 2 weeks she had not only OK'd me getting it, but also it's little sister that was hidden inthe back yard. That settled my final step into wood working because I wound up making a body for the little sister's chassis out of oak. My wife told me after about a year of working out of the garage that I also needed a shop. Took me 5 years but I now have a very nice (small) wood shop that played a big part in completing "Ethel" and the trophies she's recieved at a bunch of car shows over the last 3 years.
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|commented on||Tyre dresser||06-03-2016 10:56 PM|
|commented on||apothecary cabinet with a color twist||06-03-2016 10:53 PM|
|added project||Drafting/back-lit table||06-03-2016 10:37 PM|
|commented on||Looking for a manual||05-11-2016 04:26 AM|
|commented on||Working Lock||03-26-2016 02:02 AM|
|commented on||A Workbench of a Different Color||03-26-2016 01:37 AM|
|commented on||Headboard Bench||03-25-2016 09:01 PM|
|commented on||banana holder||03-25-2016 08:55 PM|
|commented on||ECO Air Meter repro||02-06-2016 12:47 AM|
|commented on||Mum's Christmas present||02-06-2016 12:37 AM|
|commented on||Custodians Dragon||02-05-2016 11:50 PM|
|commented on||Bunk Beds with Stairs and Storage||02-05-2016 11:31 PM|
|added project||Mum's Christmas present||12-16-2015 10:13 PM|
|commented on||A custom Seabee plaque||12-15-2015 01:18 AM|
|added blog entry||AAPA wall plaque||11-26-2015 11:12 AM|
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When my son and I tore the ceiling out last summer to repair the truss’ and replace the heavy 3/4 fiber board ceiling with luan, we had to remove the existing upper cabinets in the kitchen because of the way they were built. Once I could get...
Shore lamps done…son’s bathroom storage finally finished too…so Mum wants to start our master bedroom project. We saw a wall unit called a Printer’s Media base and storage unit on line she liked so I’ll be starting th...
I saw a lamp like this about a year ago and was intrigued by it’s design. I didn’t find a pattern for it until last Winter when I couldn’t get back out into the shop to do any work but downloaded the plans. I recently found a new...