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Allen Worsham

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Allen Worsham last won the day on July 29 2018

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About Allen Worsham

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  • Birthday 08/04/1962

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    Allen
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    Corona, Ca
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    "Graze in every man's field, but always give your own milk." J. Vernon McGee

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  1. Today I got all the walnut, cherry and maple boards into strips and ready to start up with gluing tomorrow or Monday. Also in the photo of the strips is one of the 2 folding tables that I picked up at Sam's Club. They are 6' long when folded, but it works out good to use as a run out table. It is a bit lower than the Saw Stop so I will be making some lifts to bring it up to be in line with the top of the table saw. They also hang nicely on the garage wall so not to mess up our standard 6' long banquet tables.
  2. Got all the Walnut, Cherry & Maple boards all cut down to usable length and ran them through the planer to uniform thickness. Tomorrow I will cut all the boards to into strips. I will have to go to Home Depot to get some new glue.
  3. Well, we still have a bunch of noise on our street as they are still building houses. Also the "Builder" of the community has his guys digging up the area behind my house for water retention and it will continue down for about 250 feet or so behind all of our homes on our street. They have been digging the dirt and filling dump trucks to haul it away. Also they do have some of that wonderful "Kentucky Granite" under the dirt so they had to bring in the big tractor with the 15' tall jack hammer to break the rock "KA-CHUNK-KA-CHUNK-KA-CHUNK" which scares the dogs to no end. But there is light at the end of the tunnel....um....retention.
  4. Now that I have gotten through with getting my stuff squared away in my garage, I went to the local wood mill to get some Walnut, Cherry and Maple boards. So I hope to get the boards all planed tomorrow and get them cut into strips to make cutting boards again.
  5. As we are coming to the end of September here in Bowling Green KY, the humidity is starting to decrease so that I can actually breath in the garage and do some work to get things done. It was still in the mid 80's, but not having the humidity is a real breath of fresh air. Table saw all tuned up. Put together a rolling metal cart from Harbor Freight for putting on my Ridgid planer and disk/belt sander and store some other stuff underneath. It was a whole lot cheaper than buying lumber/plywood/wheels from Home Depot. I do miss having a 3 car garage, but I will survive.
  6. Been awhile for me online. Keeping myself busy trying to get more stuff done in the shop. The up-side is that I have gotten a lot of stuff cleaned up, tuned up and starting to get things ready for a few projects. The down-side is that the shop/garage is 90 degrees with a lot of humidity. The heat doesn't bother me so much, but the the humidity is like trying to breath under water as I am a life long asthmatic. So I take things a bit slower. My wife Tami has been volunteering a few days per week at our church's pregnancy center. She finally got all the jumping through the hoops of the the local school district and got the go ahead to start substituting a couple days per week and getting paid for it. After all I do need to have her keep up with my trips to Home Depot and making some things for her. It is hard to believe that Tami and I have been here in Bowling Green, KY since October 9th 2018. Time sure does fly. I am looking forward to "Fall" so the humidity will be less hateful to my lungs.
  7. It has been awhile, but I am still alive and working on getting my garage/shop in order. Took a trip to Cumberland Falls Kentucky for some R&R with the wife. It was great to get away. I even dug out my table saw and started to get my dust collection going. Don't have the extra $$$ to buy another dust collector or space for it in my 2 car garage. So I got a metal 33 gallon trash can and got a cyclone lid that I will run using my Home Depot shop vac. Got to do the fine tuning on my new "Saw Stop" and should be able to be up and running again. So tonight after walking the dog I got a a great pic of the sunset from our back porch.
  8. Still haven't got to actually do much in the shop as we have a lot of other things happening. Also the heat and humidity make things miserable especially with my asthma. I have done the pre-cutting of some knock down rocking chairs back when things were cooler. I have to run them all through the router table with the template for final size. But not much else other than house stuff. Here is a photo of one of the rockers.
  9. Allen Worsham here. Glad to see another TPW Kentuckian close to me. My wife Tami is a retired Special Educator for 30+ years working with children with moderate to severe Autism. I have been permanently disabled since 1996 due to a work injury while working for Coca Cola. After 3 back surgeries and whole lot of rehab, I ran my own business as a Residential Home Appraiser for 11 years until the home markets crashed in California. If you find your way to Bowling Green I would love to meet up with you in person somewhere to grab a bite or swing by my house to talk shop. I would love to have you stop by if you got the time. 951-258-6173 Cell
  10. Very late to the show as I have been busy with stuff since we moved from So. California back in October to Bowling Green KY. Nice to see a newby to TPW that lives nearby.
  11. Hey John! Been following your journey and Tami and I are praying for you and yours. Currently Tami and I are spending time in Nevada, Missouri visiting with her sister and other family members (it is pronounced "Nuh-Vay-Duh"). Listen to your medical doctors, but make sure you are connecting to the "Great Physician" who made you. Hang in there Brother!
  12. Actually I was shaking my head at something stupid that Ron said.
  13. I have been down and out for close to 2 months with my back problems. This has been the worst that I have had for more than 10 years. Still working on my stretching and using heat and cold packs along with a TENS UNIT with pads that run electric current to stimulate the lower back muscles. So not being able to do much around the house or garage.
  14. Not much happening here in Bowling Green, KY except for it raining all night and it should continue throughout the day. Been down for the most part for the past week as my lower back got tweaked. Going into the "Physical Therapist" this afternoon to start rehabilitation. I have not been doing much of anything except for being in the recliner alternating cold/heat packs and watching TV.
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