I have been really busy with contracts this last month +. I did catch up on about 30 pages a couple of weeks ago, but today was almost overwhelming!! Wish I had time to comment on more of them, but the volume is too high. I have had a few LJs ...
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Location: Auburn, WA
I'm a worn out electrician fiddling with wood. My first wood projects were whittling toys in my spare time as a kid. My spare time for whittling was usually waiting to change cows in the barn while my dad milked.
When I was a senior in high school, I needed a project for ag shop. I decided to build a gun cabinet. I had never had any training in wood working except helping my dad on the farm. I invented what I didn't know how to do using plywood and lumber from the local lumber yard. I copied a design I saw in the Sears and Roebuck catalog.
I have moved on to bigger and better things and methods ;-)) I have done a bit of cabinet work, stock making for modern and Kentucky rifles, box making, ect. One of these days, I think I'll get into turning, but time never seems to allow me to catch up on the pile that needs to be finished!!
-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence
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I took the plunge today! I finally bought a Magswitch featherboard at Rockler. I have been eyeballing them for a long time, but too stingy to let go of $70! I thought I would just get a couple magnetic switches to make up my own. The other opt...