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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    New Smyrna Beach, FL

    From Hobby To Business....

    Hello everyone....

    I thought I'd share our humble little shop with all my fellow wood workers. What started as a hobby has grown into a fully blown shop. Sometimes I think how nice it was when it was simple and a hobby. Now things are just much more complicated and busy. Don't wish for things because they may come true.

    Here's a link to our Shop Tour -
    Last edited by Joe Barringer; 04-12-2008 at 05:32 PM.
    Kind Regards,


    Cue Components
    New Smyrna Beach, FL 32170


  2. #2
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Mountain Home, Arkansas
    Very interesting. I couldn't open from the link provided. Used the URL posted with your signature.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Kansas City, Missouri
    Hi Joe, Looks to be an interesting business. It's always good when you get to do what you like doing. I really like the 4 head CNC, that's quite a machine. I've been collecting parts to build another, hadn't thought of putting multiple spindles on it, but would make sense. Can you post a video of it at work some time?

    To a small child, the perfect granddad is unafraid of big dogs and fierce storms but absolutely terrified of the word “boo.” – Robert Brault

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    ABQ NM
    Looks like you've got quite the setup there, Joe. I think I've stumbled upon your site in past web searches. As a pool-playing woodturner, making my own cue has been a thought in the back of my mind, but with my regular woodturning lathe, I also figure it'd be a good way to take some great wood and turn it into a mediocre cue.

    Welcome's nice to have you here.
    When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro. - Hunter S. Thompson
    When the weird get going, they start their own forum. - Vaughn McMillan

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Field, Ontario, Canada
    Hey! Welcome to the family! That's one great shop you got there and from the looks of it your having fun while doing your work. Kudos!

    BTW how do you get your hands on elephant tusks?
    Anything that can go wrong will go wrong, so keep your hands away and watch out!

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