After spending most of the summer painting the house and getting ready to sell and move, it was time to spend a little tie in the shop. Too cold to work outside today (wet too). So I worked on the fishing reel I started a couple months ago with a ...
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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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|added project||Magazine hole punch||12-01-2016 05:39 PM|
|commented on||Deep sea reel lamp||11-12-2016 05:30 PM|
|commented on||Deep sea reel lamp||11-12-2016 05:27 PM|
|added project||Deep sea reel lamp||11-11-2016 05:48 PM|
|commented on||Deep sea reel||11-10-2016 06:13 PM|
|commented on||Pallet wood clock||11-09-2016 03:56 AM|
|commented on||Deep sea reel||11-09-2016 03:53 AM|
|commented on||Deep sea reel||11-07-2016 02:11 AM|
|commented on||Deep sea reel||10-31-2016 01:42 AM|
|added project||Scrap lumber headboard||10-27-2016 11:35 PM|
|commented on||Deep sea reel||10-27-2016 11:13 PM|
|added blog entry||Deep sea reel||10-27-2016 11:09 PM|
|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|
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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....
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...