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Ergonomic crochet hook

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lewis Kauffman 12 hours ago. 6 Replies

My wife saw some ergonomically designed crochet hooks and decided she would like to try one. So she showed me a picture of one. I have made 6 or 7 of the long thin ones and this looked much easier…Continue

windmill

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Morris Jul 11. 2 Replies

Not long ago I posted a windmill I made of Styrofoam. Each side had paper on it and I didn't think it would last long and would soon blow apart.  However a surprising thing happened. The paper on the…Continue

Little jug

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Morris Jul 10. 3 Replies

Just finished a small jug for my wife. It is made to her specs and she has plans to keep some of her craft/knitting/sewing tools in it. I made it of Leopard…Continue

Wow,

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lewis Kauffman Jul 3. 2 Replies

This video really impressed me. In the crudest of conditions, a work of art is created. the only thing about the final product that puzzled me was the method they used to keep it from crackingContinue

 

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Ron Altier replied to Ron Altier's discussion Ergonomic crochet hook
" The hook is most difficult because the end has to be the proper Dia and the hook opening, length and smoothness has to please the user. Hard wood is best for the hook,, but it is prone to splinter and split.. Utmost care must be used making…"
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I went with 4 fellow vets to the VA center in Denver to obtain a Veterans ID card. This card establishes that you are a vet and is good for discounts at local stores After much confusion (this place is HUGE) we were feeling like we were back in the service. Lines were the order of the day and the place was full of vets from the last wars. We were 5th in line to speak to a lady that said all we had to do was fill some forms. 6 sheets of them and we must file a claim to be on record. WHAT!We took…See More
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My first spoon

I thought I'd try to make a wooden spoon. I gathered some scrap Cherry and yellow hart and came up with this one. My wife didn't care for it because of the size and shape of the end scoop. She wanted a flat one. Oh well, my daughter loved it. My next one will be better now that I have done one. Most was done on the lathe and some on…See More
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Please tell us about yourself.
I'm a retired Instrument/control/chemical supervisor and spent 38 years in a power plant. I am a Viet Nam vet and have been retired 12 years. I am from Ohio, but now live iin and love Colorado.
I have a web site ronaltier.com to have my finished projects available in one place for my friends and family to see. I seldom sell anything. Once I make it, my wife and family lay claim to it.
Please describe your main woodworking interests.
I love to create unusual intricate things made of wood.
How did you find The Patriot Woodworker
By chance
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At 7:32pm on August 9, 2010,
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John Moody
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Ron, welcome to The American Woodworker forum. We sure hope you will pull up a chair and sit a spell with us.

Please jump in on the forums and share you experiences with the rest of us. We are all eager to share and learn.

Enjoy and we will see you on-line


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At 9:29pm on August 7, 2010,
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John Morris
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Welcome to The American Woodworker Ron! Glad to have ya here, hope you enjoy and just have fun.

John Morris
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