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John Morris

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  1. Welcome John to The Patriot Woodworker!

  2. Thanks for the great topic Lew. So, who made that vessel, the dragon one? I like it!
  3. I want to build a spring pole lathe. :TwoThumbsUp:

    1. Woodbutcherbynight

      Woodbutcherbynight

      Something like this?  Should be interesting build.

       

       

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    2. John Morris

      John Morris

      Almost exactly like this. Roy Underhill has one, been looking for those plans. The one you show appears to the Roy model.

    3. Woodbutcherbynight

      Woodbutcherbynight

      Promises to be a interesting build.  For the moment I will watch okay?  I have two lathes and several lifetimes of projects to get done.  This ain't on my list.   :throbbinghead:

  4. I am going to have to hunt this down and get one, I love it. Good morning all, before I head off to work for the day, just thought I'd drop in and spread some dark humor.
  5. A blog from a woodworker who wants to leave something behind, simple as that.
  6. Good Monday Morning! Good Monday morning Patriot Woodworkers! What did you get done over the weekend, and what have you planned for the week ahead! Inquiring minds want to know. Please tell us what's happening in your shops, your life, and any events going on with you. Thank you for being here folks!  Theme News As many of you know by now, our theme or appearance looks quite different right now, what you are seeing is the default theme for our software without customization. Since our upgrade and after upgrading the custom theme to follow along, we were experiencing errors being thrown with each page visit by users of our community, creating a strain on our network. I am working on this issue within my spare time, unfortunately now that the new work week has begun we are more than likely going to have to use this default theme until the weekend comes along again and I can sit down and dig in. Thank you all for your patience. New Members Please welcome to our community, @1fizgig, @camargo, @woodenbrain, @SteveG, @Bob Lang, please click on their names and leave a message of welcome on their profile page. And to our new members, welcome to your new community folks! Updated Wiki Pages Well, not really an interesting wiki page but I updated our "Copyright" page for the wiki, showing off our "Creative Commons Sharealike" license that allows anyone to use our wiki at their pleasure and to be able to copy and reproduce our wiki as they see fit, open source, open web, just the way I like it. Featured Topic Our Featured topic has also been added to "Our Picks", this is a page for content that has stood out and been chosen for a special place in our community, and for a limited time showing on our Home Page for the world to see. Featured Link Our featured links are website links added by staff and members, add your favorite links today at Links Directory. Featured Image Jim Coleman, a framing and woodworking specialist, groups photos for ideas of a shadow box at the Arts and Crafts Center Jan. 28, 2009, at RAF Mildenhall, England. Mr. Coleman is able to create a wide variety of custom pieces for almost any occasion. Source: https://www.mildenhall.af.mil/News/Photos/igphoto/2000623487/
  7. I may have to do a follow up series for the early wounded warriors we helped build a shop for, a "Where are they now" series, so you all can see what they are up too. I keep in touch with them, to this day.
  8. I am friends with Mark Wilson on Facebook, many of you may remember that Mark was one of the very first wounded veterans we helped raise a shop, acquire the tools and machinery he needed to work the wood, and our sponsors really came to the table to outfit his shop, he is a blind woodworker, injury received by shotgun blast to his face and blinded. My friend Mark posted this on Facebook, I replied: Amen amen amen my brother Mark! Just so ya'll know, he's doing fine, really well. Still working the wood, and going on trips all over the USA and participating in Wounded Warrior Games and Competitions. Our friend Mark on the table saw at the Chicago Heinz Center for the Blind Rehabilitation clinic. I took a break from working on some issues for our community here, while plugging away at those issues, I remembered our friend Mark Wilson, and he touched many hearts here. Service animals, fully functional folks traveling with those service animals, as psychological service pets, really chaps my hide, you all know the ones I am talking about, and then there's Mark Wilson. Our friend Mark with his service dog
  9. Welcome Bob to The Patriot Woodworker!

  10. In more ways than you know! Next time you log in you'll be presented with Star Wars Theme, are there any SW nerds here?
  11. Hey, it's an option, not a pretty one, but a temp option.
  12. @Larry Buskirk For our sensitive eye users, please scroll down to the bottom of our community, and click on "Theme" drop down menu and choose "Invision Dark" for your theme, that may help for now, this should all be temporary folks, again so sorry for the issues.
  13. Welcome Steve to The Patriot Woodworker!

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    2. SteveG

      SteveG

      Hi Dave, my son does the manufacturing and I handle the finishing.  We are self-taught over the course of years.  Trial and error, but we still have "all ten!"  (:^D)

    3. Grandpadave52

      Grandpadave52

      Looking forward to seeing more of your work and participation here at TPW.

      BTW, nice looking shoe shine box.

    4. 1fizgig

      1fizgig

      Welcome from one new member to another! Funny enough I did a double-take at your name - I am a SteveG also!

  14. What a bummer Gene, the shop being closed, hey if you ever come out this way, let us know, we'll go together and we'll make sure that freakin shop is open for the Howe's!
  15. I bet he had his own madness way of organizing those templates, or not, but one thing for sure, he knew how to find em!
  16. How about something like this, the concept I mean, there are tons of hardware out there with less elaborate arms. And you can have a simple concealed hinge like shown in the image.
  17. Ma, just a good ol fashioned hinge should do the job well, I wouldn't get too fancy, specially since you are putting a limit chain to restrict the swing to a certain point.

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