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Location: Tallahassee, Florida
Retired from university library work and am enjoying my free time at age 66.
Other hobbies besides woodworking include reading (non-fiction, history, philosophy, biography), photography (after years of chemical photography I have converted entirely to digital) and audio-video. I have published two books on the latter, as well as two more dealing with record reviews, and also helped to write and edit the 2005 edition of The Encyclopedia of Recorded Sound. I have also published roughly 200 magazine articles in several audio-related journals. I spent four years in the USAF (SAC), before going to college (majoring in history, humanities, and philosophy) and ending up in the library acquisitions trade.
Used my new woodworking skills to build four different speaker systems for personal use (designed and built entirely by me) that each can compete with some of the better commercially built systems I reviewed over the years. Also have built some small furniture pieces, done some interior cosmetic work in the house, and also installed about 600 feet of extra timbering in the attic and around the perimiter of the place to better secure it against potential wind damage.
Looking forward to additional projects in the future.
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|commented on||Nifty saw made even better by nifty upgrades||06-18-2014 12:56 AM|
|replied on||Saw blade kickback||05-31-2014 12:18 AM|
|replied on||Glue Line Appeared After Dying||05-29-2014 06:59 PM|
|commented on||A fine little press for hobby-scale work||05-27-2014 11:50 PM|
|commented on||Refurbishing an old speaker||05-18-2014 11:42 PM|
|added project||Building a center-channel speaker||05-17-2014 12:44 AM|
|added project||Refurbishing an old speaker||05-17-2014 12:25 AM|
|replied on||Keeping bubbles out of brush on poly||02-21-2014 09:22 PM|
|commented on||Wood sculptures||02-16-2014 11:18 PM|
|added project||Wood sculptures||02-16-2014 02:40 AM|
|replied on||Ridgid R4510 Table Saw||02-02-2014 10:58 PM|
|replied on||Craigslist posters have gone nuts.....||02-02-2014 10:44 PM|
|replied on||Short Rip Fence is safer. Do you agree with this guy ?||02-02-2014 10:35 PM|
|replied on||Joinery Blasphemy - Picking a Biscuit Jointer||02-02-2014 10:21 PM|
|replied on||SawStop||01-08-2014 01:27 AM|