Hi Bob, love your Topsy build. A few questions if you don't mind. How did you build the drum beaters, how are you striking the glokenspiel from below, and where do find midi files. Thanks and again great build
supplement plan for wife? she is on total disabilty now and has been for a few years,, what would your recommendation be for her supplement she turns 65 in feb and there have been many phone calls trying to get her to sign up for this or that
Hi Bill — I purchased a 724 Ringmaster in 2015 and downloaded every video you submitted to YouTube at that time. I turned a few bowls but then I got sidetracked turning on my wood lathe instead. but, once again in interested in using the Ringmaster but when I went to review your videos I received an error message saying “for private viewing only.” Is it possible to download them from another source.
checks you might be able to shove some sliverss in the bad ones to help disguise them, then sand of. havnt finished jatoba much so dont know how it shows the grain under finish in the swirly areas use some timbermate and tint it to match
Sorry for the delay in answering you, I have been quite detached from the forum since I cannot ww. I hope to start again when the doc tells me I can try.
I never thought I would miss it so much, I don't even enter my shop as it gives me the blues.
Regarding your question, yes, in fact LOML and me are planning to come over US next summer, we are talking about either a single trip or maybe a combined one with several destinations, (two or three at most). So attending your gathering would be a pleasure for both of us, if time and dates can be arranged.
However, please do not plan it thinking about us, you set your dates and we'll make our best to come. How far are you now from Washington or L.A.? May be we could make those our stops as well and see other FWW friends there.
Thanks a lot for letting me know and please do keep in touch. I promise I will at least check the forum regularly.
Roger, I've lived in the Keys for 40 years and was a dive boat Capt. on my off days form my regular job (park ranger). Worked like that for 15 years for extra money. My picture is out near Alligator Reef in my own boat. Sold that boat about 10 months ago - tired motor that needed replacement and there just wasn't money in the budget for a new one (15-18 grand). Had a lot of fun on that boat but we are also moving out of the Keys. Just not the place it was when we moved here (to many people for a two lane 120 mile road). To answer your question- have not been diving in many years and I'm just getting to old for it anyways. Love to swim and fish but diving is in the pass. I know that we both will miss the area and that beautiful blue water but all our friend are moving out also so there is not much to keep us here. What I am looking forward to is a larger shop with room to move around in. A one car garage has it's limitations.
Robert, I see you are a diver. I haven't seen that flag in a long time. My parents used to be friends with a diver, and we used to go to club events and eat hamburgers and watch. My mum sewed patches for the members, using the diving flag as the background. Have you been diving long?
I have a 8' x 27" x 1'(tapering to 3/4") piece of Quilted Mahogany from 'The Tree'. I made cassette boxes for Robert Novak in the 80's and ended up with this piece. It was his personal stash that his ex got in the divorce settlement and I bought form her, after hauling it around and storing for many years. I am interested in selling it. Iwill posted pictures if anyone is interested, but it is stored in the rafters of my shop and I have to dig it out. Thanks.
I would like to get a hold of some instructions or prints or dvd's or anything to show me how to make 3d cutting boards. I have made a lot of boards but cannot find any detailed instructions on how to build 3d boards. I also have watched many videos on 3d making but no real measurements or how to construct them. So any help would be nice.