I was reading my RSS feeds the other day and came across this article in Woodworking magazine. As soon as I saw it I knew that I had to make one for myself! I have a Bessey vise that I got for a few dollars at the Columbus Flea market ...
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Location: Browns Mills, NJ
Bill Waterson captured the true spirit of my childhood when he created Calvin and Hobbes. Calvin and I grew up with a wonderful imagination, and a very mischievous nature. We got into all sorts of trouble exploring our childhood. The secret they say to staying young is to have a childlike spirit, I like to think I still have a bit of Calvin left in me. I hope I'll never out grow him.
I started blogging after talking to my sweetie about journaling. Cassie told me that it was a great way to express yourself, learn more about yourself and develop some writing skills. I also enjoyed reading other peoples blogs. I searched around for different software to be able to easily publish The Man's Side of it!. I finally decided to try Movable Type. I love this program, it is easy to modify, publish and edit weblogs. I have two other blogs, Tinnocking and A View Through the Lens I also created a blog for Cassie and another one for family and friends.
I also host a recipe blog called Favorite Recipes
People say I spend way too much time in front of my computers and in my workshop. I have only one excuse, too much time on my hands after becoming permanently disabled from a workplace injury. I am a Union Sheet Metal Worker by trade and a skilled CAD Draftsman, over the years I have worked in many different trades.
I have a wonderful wife, four daughters and a son, five grand kids and a wonderful gaggle of brothers, a sister, nieces, nephews, mom and friends. I live in Browns Mills, NJ
My hobbies include Computers, woodworking, my Weblogs, Reading, Music, Graphic arts, Photography, Do-it-yourself, Cooking, Scale Modeling, collecting small animated toys and Knick-Knacks and much too many to continue to list.
-- Ted, Browns Mills, NJ http://www.twhgrafx.com/blog/ Darn! I cut it 3 times and it's still too short! I get ideas for things that I can make to make things easier for me to make!
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|commented on||mason jar light||03-26-2014 02:49 PM|
|commented on||just the way I see things.. #2: what we were not told, and why were we not?||09-24-2013 12:12 PM|
|replied on||ANYBODY HAVE SHOPNOTES ISUUE 121?||03-03-2013 09:45 PM|
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|commented on||How-To #1: Fancy Wooden Bookmarks||06-18-2011 12:27 PM|
|added project||Meat Mallet||06-16-2011 03:38 AM|
|commented on||Saw and Plane Till, Square Till||06-15-2011 03:32 PM|
|added project||Saw and Plane Till, Square Till||06-15-2011 01:02 AM|
|added project||More shop made tools - Scratch stock holder and Saw Vice||06-14-2011 11:31 PM|
|added project||Mafe inspired Router Plane||06-14-2011 11:18 PM|
|added project||Laptop Desks||06-14-2011 11:06 PM|
|commented on||haven't been here lately||06-09-2011 03:48 PM|
|commented on||Hand saw blade protection guard of wood.||05-27-2011 10:35 PM|
|added project||And now for something a little different||05-25-2011 01:42 AM|
|added project||Shave Horse||05-25-2011 01:16 AM|
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When my darling wife allowed me to use our family room as my wood shop I needed to make a bench. living on a fixed income causes me to be very creative in acquiring tools and materials. I have posted about Freecycle before so I won’t rehash ...