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Location: Parker, CO
The actual shop cat is Bosco, a tuxedo Norwegian Forest Cat with a definite and refined sense of style and taste. He supervises from on high (a shelf top) as I destroy expensive hardwoods.
I'm a retired IT manager. I started as a junior enlistedman in the Navy at 18 and ended at 56 as a technical team manager with graduate degrees and lots of other stuff that have no bearing on my current life. IT was a good ride for much of the last +35 years, but it's gotten pretty sorry in this last decade. I'm now a semi-skilled furniture maker.
I have done rough carpentry, fine carpentry, and some limited fine woodworking/furniture. Right now (2008-10) I'm taking classes, improving skills, building my shop and occasionally doing small things I give away to family who are too polite to not take them. In the long run I want to have a small shop that does high quality smaller projects. I'm in this for the long haul - there is time to do it right.
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|commented on||Walnut hollow form||05-19-2010 03:50 PM|
|commented on||Stanley Sweetheart 9 1/2||05-19-2010 03:45 PM|
|commented on||Intro to Marquetry||05-19-2010 04:54 AM|
|commented on||Joewoodworker veneer press||05-18-2010 11:29 PM|
|commented on||Intro to Marquetry||05-18-2010 10:34 PM|
|commented on||Joewoodworker veneer press||05-18-2010 08:16 PM|
|commented on||Intro to Marquetry||05-18-2010 07:15 PM|
|added project||Intro to Marquetry||05-18-2010 06:59 PM|
|added project||Joewoodworker veneer press||05-18-2010 06:46 PM|
|commented on||Nice small jointer for lightweight work||03-14-2010 05:11 PM|
|replied on||When do I go full time?||02-05-2010 05:30 PM|
|replied on||When do I go full time?||02-05-2010 07:49 AM|
|commented on||What are your favorite WW Books? Especially stories/philosophy---not just skills...||12-18-2009 02:32 AM|
|commented on||Ash Stair Rail||12-18-2009 01:15 AM|
|commented on||Simple Crosscut Sled||12-14-2009 05:18 AM|