Hi, LJs, I just noticed that today marks the one year anniversary of the first handsawgeek blog post on this site. Tempus Fugit ! I would like to thank all of you who have read, followed, and replied on this collection of sometimes -i...
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Location: Castle Rock, Colorado
I live in beautiful Castle Rock, Colorado with my lovely wife.
I have three daughters, all grown, and 2 grandkids (so far)
I work in the consumer satellite TV industry.
I am an active musician, playing electric and acoustic violins, guitars, and mandolins.
Oher interests / hobbies include philately, numismatics, cartooning, gardening, and antique collecting. Also am a part time Civil War history buff.
I have been working wood for quite some time. Until about around 2 years ago, I worked strictly with power tools, now I am a professed Neander. My favorite stuff to build is in the realm of wood toys. Even more fun with grandkids around...
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At the completion of every wood shop project, I like to take a step back, take a close look, and make a general assessment of the finished piece and the processes that went into making it. Did I make the right choices in design? Functionality?...
This weekend, the handsawgeek finally enjoyed the combination of a substantial block of free time and some pretty darn good weather. The lathe stand was rolled out onto the driveway to receive its long-awaited application of a finish. A ...
This past weekend was yard sale heaven in Castle Rock. The local HOAs sponsor an annual ‘Neighborhood Yard Sale Event’, so there were wares in abundance. I managed to hit vintage tool pay-dirt at one of these sales, finding not one, but tw...
Quite a bit of time has elapsed since the handsawgeek has posted here, mostly because the last month and a half has been so dog-gone crazy! Shop time has been sparse to non-existent. To start things off, the handsawgeek household was paid ...