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Location: Central IL
My hobby is to have hobbies. I'm mostly into ham radio, electronics and computers -computer geek by day. But I've always enjoyed working (more like butchering) wood.
I want to get more into working with hand tools and making some crude tools. I follow Paul Sellers but I'm also a fan of Chris Schwarz and Roy Underhill, amongst others. I'll never be totally anti-power tool - table saw, jointer, drill press and one day a planer and band saw I hope. But I really want to learn how to use old tools, planes, scrapers and chisels. Kind of a simpler side to balance all the computer/electronics side.
B. 1958, married since 1977, to the same woman, four daughters, four granddaughters and one grandson. Graduated, finally, from Greenville College GOAL program in 2000, BS.
-- Dan -- KB9JLO <><
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|commented on||Patio Door Stop\Lock||03-22-2015 05:05 AM|
|commented on||English Style Tool Chest||03-01-2015 06:57 PM|
|commented on||Toolchest for son-in-law||03-01-2015 06:52 PM|
|commented on||Bubinga Picture Frames||02-25-2015 03:47 PM|
|commented on||Toolchest for son-in-law||01-24-2015 05:44 PM|
|commented on||Knife Handles||01-23-2015 06:50 PM|
|commented on||Toolchest for son-in-law||01-22-2015 10:46 PM|
|added project||Knife Handles||01-22-2015 08:07 PM|
|added project||Dovetailed 'harmonica' box||01-22-2015 08:03 PM|
|added project||Toolchest for son-in-law||01-22-2015 07:57 PM|
|commented on||Tools - Sliding Square||08-25-2014 06:19 PM|
|commented on||Wooden Hand Plane Prototype||08-25-2014 06:17 PM|
|commented on||Box Joint Jig after Ed Stiles||08-25-2014 06:14 PM|
|commented on||My first mallet!||08-25-2014 06:12 PM|
|commented on||Shop made marking gauge||08-25-2014 06:11 PM|