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Blog entry by Rob Drown posted 03-26-2011 07:56 AM 1412 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So Cool, I get to go.

Get to see Ron Hock and hopefully David Marks and his shop and hopefull some of his art/woodworking.

SO COOL!!!

-- The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools. Confucius, 经过艰苦的努力的梦想可以成真



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Scott Bryan

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#1 posted 03-26-2011 01:31 PM

Rob, I don’t blame you for being excited. This is a wonderful opportunity for you. I hope you are able to get some pictures and share them with the rest of the group.

I had the opportunity to talk to Ron a couple of years ago when I called about some questions with regards replacement irons for some of my planes. I found it surprising that he personally answered the phone and found him to be very helpful with my questions. I know I certainly would enjoy meeting him face to face.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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Dan Lyke

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#2 posted 03-26-2011 10:12 PM

Hope you’ve enjoyed! I went to the Thursday night event for SCWA members (and if you’re in the area and aren’t an SCWA member you’re missing out).

-- Dan Lyke, Petaluma California, http://www.flutterby.net/User:DanLyke

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#3 posted 03-26-2011 10:23 PM

Aha! Checked your profile. Welcome to the area, hope you have a great visit!

-- Dan Lyke, Petaluma California, http://www.flutterby.net/User:DanLyke

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#4 posted 03-27-2011 02:05 AM

Good reason to be excited. I’ve never met Ron Hock, but have spoken to him on the phone when ordering items. I met David Marks last year in June at the American Association of Woodturners Convention in Hartford. I was doing a volunteer stint in the gallery and he had just sold a remarkable piece and was hanging out in the gallery. We had a great chat for quite a while and then I had the pleasure of attending one of his workshops. As you’d expect he was very knowledgeable, but very down to earth and willing to share his knowledge.
Have fun,

-- Glen

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Dan Lyke

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#5 posted 03-27-2011 02:22 AM

Ron did a presentation on tempering and sharpening at the last SCWA meeting (I bought his book from him, and meant to get a honing rod at the event on Thursday, guess I’ll have to order it), and David’s a fixture at meetings. I feel guilty every time I miss a meeting, because there’s always an amazing amount of knowledge flying around.

-- Dan Lyke, Petaluma California, http://www.flutterby.net/User:DanLyke

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