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  1. 5 points
    I didn't know Fred but I gather he is a great guy. I have been looking at his website and it is very nice and well thought out. I bet that keeps him busy.
  2. 5 points
    Thanks Fred for being the forum host!! Good luck on your retirement from here. Come back when you can. What's a retirement without a cake???
  3. 5 points
    Harry Brink

    Fred Wilson (retires as forum host)

    Thanks Fred for all your help and wisdom. Enjoy!!! And remember Fred, Santa is watching!
  4. 4 points
    you sound thin, here, eat something. 6-5, a bit north of 155...sigh.....
  5. 4 points
  6. 4 points
    You got it! When I was in Detroit for apprenticeship training they had a catering service that provided breakfast and lunch, the first day the guy that ran the catering service made a remark that everybody that ate there gained about 20 lbs. during their 6 week stay. I said your about to have your record destroyed, my wife has been trying to put a few lbs. on me for years. Another guy from the Kenosha group commented "I've seen this guy eat, I gain weight just watching him eat." The caterer said he didn't believe that and would wait and see. The first time I went through the smorgasbord type line I told him that I'll wear the same pants the last day so he could see. I was one of 2 guys that would do 2nd's, and 3rd's the whole time. At the end of the 6 weeks I did, but the other guy couldn't. The caterer was somewhat taken back, but told the one that made the comment about watching me eat "I wouldn't have believed it if I hadn't seen it." I shrugged, smiled and walked away. I'm still 6'3" and 155 lbs. my wife gave up long ago.
  7. 4 points
    I only eat one meal a day, there's no time for between meal naps! My wife refers to me as her bottomless pit!
  8. 4 points
  9. 4 points
    Working on the shelve to finish the Franken desk. Shopped for the essentials needed for Thursdays dinner, don't want to be around all the crazies in the stores this weekend. Pick up a fresh bird on Tuesday and be ready for 8 hours of prep & cooking and 30 minutes of eating.
  10. 3 points
    John Moody is on the road today so I’m filling in. Last weekend, we did a large holiday show on Saturday. It was a 7 hour show with 168 vendors and over 2700 people came through the doors. We did very well at the show AND I was able to get a piece delivered this week that I had been building. Right now I'm building 6” cheese boards since I sold 32 of them last Saturday. Tomorrow we have a charity auction to attend and rest on Sunday. So, what’s on your weekend Agenda?
  11. 3 points
    John Morris

    Fred Wilson (retires as forum host)

    @Fred Wilson has been our Scroll Saw Forum host for several years now, and he has done a bang up job in keeping folks happy, and helping out as many as he can. Fred's life has gotten pretty busy this last year and he is finding it hard to get over here as often as he'd like, so Fred is going to relinquish the reins to a new host (yet to be determined), and he is and has been focusing on family and life in general. Fred wants to be a regular ol member now, he'll still come aboard and chime in and hassle y'all, but just know that you can no longer beat up on Fred, since he is now officially off The Patriot Woodworker payroll and not bringing home his usual six figure salary from us, yet he is now a regular ol woodworker like the rest of us, just enjoying the view around here, and participating at leisure. Fred, thank you sir, for your service to our forum, and your un-ending patience with those of us who needed the help, and it was a pleasure shared by many I am sure, to know you, and to work with you. Thank you Fred, for your service to our community! If you'd all like to stay connected with Fred, you can also find him at his own website http://www.gopopsshop.com/index.php Hey folks, you can still purchase these exclusive Patriot Woodworker plaques from Fred! Fred made a batch of these back in the day and he gifted them to our sponsors as a thank you for their support. To order one please see at Patriot Woodworker Plaque
  12. 3 points
    Shortly after we were married the wife thought something was wrong, so she made an appointment with a nutritionist. The nutritionist asked what I had eaten so far that day. I told her what I had eaten, and she told me to stop by the time I was finished getting through lunch. She said he's already eaten the caloric intake for the average adult, and also told the wife he's got a very rapid metabolism he's burning it up faster than it can be put in. The wife asked what could she do? To which she replied "Get a bigger shovel".
  13. 3 points
  14. 3 points
    Artie

    Fred Wilson (retires as forum host)

    Thank you, for all your contributions! Now you can speak your mind, and not worry about the company line! LOL.
  15. 3 points
    continuing work on drawer cabinets (3 cabinets, 4 drawers each). need to cut the drawer bottom dados to fit the 3/16" masonite i just got. then edge band the tops of all the drawer parts (ugh), then cut the bottom pieces to size, pocket hole drill the fronts and backs, assemble the drawers, wait for the glides to arrive, then mount the drawers in the cabinets, then make the drawer fronts and edge band them too (ugh #2), wait for the pulls, mount the pulls, and then transport the whole mess up to the house and install it. sounds like work to me. and then do the top to the whole mess - 6x24 ceramic tiles on concrete board (need one sheet, have some in hand), and lastly, grout it. boss says it has to be done by Dec. 1, so she can place Christmas decorations all over it. yay.
  16. 3 points
    Ron Dudelston

    Fred Wilson (retires as forum host)

    Fred, thanks for your hard work here at TPW. Are you and Judy going to survive without the TPW six figure salary?
  17. 2 points
    Wife got her license last week in the mail. It had the picture that was on the last one.. She is glad of that for it looks ten years younger. I think the license is good for five years so yes that would make that picture 10 years old....All she had to do was fork over the money and didn't have to show anything proof wise before that... Maybe you guys have more terror looking dudes in your neighbor hoods they are trying to weed out.....Just don't suggest Texas when talking to them..
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    HandyDan

    Fred Wilson (retires as forum host)

    Enjoy your extra time. I know you will still be around and that is a good thing.
  20. 2 points
    Stick486

    Fred Wilson (retires as forum host)

    Sorry to see you go, Fred.... I'm not a scroll sawyer either but I have always enjoyed your work and knowledge that you have posted and I will miss that.
  21. 2 points
    Larry Buskirk

    Fred Wilson (retires as forum host)

    Thanks Fred, Please do keep coming back! I'm sure your wit, humor, and wisdom will be missed. Dave, I agree with the first part of your above comment, but don't be to sure about the last part!
  22. 2 points
    Gene Howe

    bandsaw blades

    Hey Al, please let us know how you like it.
  23. 2 points
    We did a show special on the boards and almost sold out. Ladies were carrying them out by the arm loads.
  24. 2 points
    tomp

    Food! . Food! and Grub.

    Another recipe for Zucchini Bread, a little fancier. The cream cheese topping is good................. We don't add the nuts when I'm going to eat some. Carrot Apple Zucchini Bread.pdf
  25. 2 points

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