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by the apprentice
Sat May 06, 2017 4:51 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Let's Talk Money
Replies: 177
Views: 19455

Re: Let's Talk Money

I like to buy raw materials as cheap as possible and make things as high quality as possible to save money, like my own bee breeding equipment, my own shoes and a greenhouse, the savings have been very high indeed. Good old fashion sweat equity. It's a shame that not everyone does it, I know I cert...
by the apprentice
Sat May 06, 2017 12:27 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: The "Awesome Things You Have Made" Thread! NSF 56k
Replies: 52
Views: 47651

Re: The "Awesome Things You Have Made" Thread! NSF 56k

Here is something I made several years ago after my leather and shoemakers course. An adjustable leather strap cutter, it has a cam operated clamp for fast adjustment between widths of 12 to 80 millimeter. The handle I turned from burr hazel with a hand rolled Sterling ferrule. The blade was made fr...
by the apprentice
Sat May 06, 2017 12:20 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Let's Talk Money
Replies: 177
Views: 19455

Re: Let's Talk Money

I like to buy raw materials as cheap as possible and make things as high quality as possible to save money, like my own bee breeding equipment, my own shoes and a greenhouse, the savings have been very high indeed.
by the apprentice
Sat May 06, 2017 12:03 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD
Replies: 10837
Views: 1736942

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

Hi My name is Dan, I am an old schooler at almost 60 and been on the web since day one, I have reinvented myself many times and about 25 years ago I quit my job as a mechanical engineer and went skills searching. Today I'm a Heinz 57'er of different skills, traditional skills as well as modern IT ki...
by the apprentice
Sat May 06, 2017 11:53 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: The "Awesome Things You Have Made" Thread! NSF 56k
Replies: 52
Views: 47651

Re: The "Awesome Things You Have Made" Thread! NSF 56k

SecondTalon wrote:
the apprentice wrote:Hi

I am a retired engineer tool maker and have been looking for this kind of thread to share my ideas and pictures of what I have made.
Can someone advise if one needs to have a certain amount of posts before you can show them?.

Rules thread. Five posts.


Many thaks Talon.
by the apprentice
Fri May 05, 2017 8:42 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: The "Awesome Things You Have Made" Thread! NSF 56k
Replies: 52
Views: 47651

Re: The "Awesome Things You Have Made" Thread! NSF 56k

Hi

I am a retired engineer tool maker and have been looking for this kind of thread to share my ideas and pictures of what I have made.
Can someone advise if one needs to have a certain amount of posts before you can show them?.
by the apprentice
Fri May 05, 2017 8:38 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: The "Awesome Things You Have Made" Thread! NSF 56k
Replies: 52
Views: 47651

Re: The "Awesome Things You Have Made" Thread! NSF 56k

Bronze sculpture: Hearts http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3652/3573972130_6266f7b3d6_o.jpg Oversized Letterpress Bookends http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3328/3573972142_d5fb39e09f_o.jpg Self Portrait http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3598/3573165625_5d1bced16c_o.jpg Hi Please could you tell me what you ...

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