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Roy Drake Roy Drake is offline

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  About Me

  • My Shop
    Some detailed information about my workshop.
    Power Tools
    Table Saw. 16" Drill Press (+smaller one). Large Bamd Saw. 13" thickness Planer. 6" jointer Planer. 10" Radial Arm Saw. Chop Saws. Various hand tools. Welders/Cutting Torch. Stuff carried over from cattle operation. I have more tools than knowledge! Some are a little old but in fine shape.
    I love and NEED the Router Forum. I read the daily posts faithfully. They have been very educational and are a great teaching tool. I stress my amateur status.
    My Shop
    Just bought my current place in May, 2013. It has a retired horse stable - 50' X 70". Lots of room if I could just through away some stuff!! There's never enough space.
  • Woodworker Information
    A few details about myself.
    Biography
    Retired public school teacher/counselor/psychologist/superintendent. Always curious and seeking information. Enjoy learning on a variety of subjects. Worked on railroad to pay way through college. Raised registered purebred/full blood Limousin cattle for 25 years. Sold my land and really miss the country. Age rules!
    Location
    Split: Oklahoma (my home state) & Arkansas (wife's home state).
    Interests
    Primary: wood turning but have piddled in woodshop since high school (50+ years). Love the land. Read widely - archaeology, wood turning/working magazines. Read literature (novels, poetry, essays, etc.). I am very curious and love learning about a wide variety of subjects. I am not afraid of changing my interests - wood turning/working excepted.
    Favorite Router
    Bosch plunge - 3+ HP. 3 craftsman - 1 HP, 1 1/2 HP & 2+ HP. 1 small Dewalt plunge (1HP?) for wife's sign making, etc.
    Woodworking Experience (Years)
    A amateurish 50+ yrs & now trying to get better (now have time)
    First Name
    Roy
    Country
    United States

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  • Join Date: 02-10-2014
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  Mentions

03-03-2016
09:33 AM - Roy Drake mentioned Semipro in post Dust catchers: tools you don't use
Semipro: Would we be making...
02-25-2016
11:27 AM - Roy Drake mentioned stick in post No work today...
stick: BOO!!!
10:30 AM - Roy Drake mentioned Gary in post
02-15-2016
12:46 PM - Roy Drake mentioned Gaffboat in post Another teaser
Gaffboat: You certainly do h...
12:15 PM - Roy Drake mentioned hawkeye in post Dust in my eyes.
hawkeye: I don't remember w...
01-21-2016
09:52 AM - Roy Drake mentioned wormil in post Twitter is down.
wormil: You seem to be a l...
12-19-2015
05:44 PM - Roy Drake mentioned vchiarelli in post So how old are you people?.
vchiarelli Airports.
09-05-2015
11:08 AM - Roy Drake mentioned hone in post Are we doomed or what
honestjohn Good one!
08-27-2015
08:53 AM - Roy Drake mentioned Jerry in post Help for older eyes: Magnifier review
Jerry: As someone posted ...
08-14-2015
07:16 PM - Roy Drake mentioned james in post Not quite there yet
james You've got too much...
07-09-2015
09:23 AM - Roy Drake mentioned bryansong in post Rout-R-Lift ll
bryansong: You'll need ONE mo...

  Quotes

12-27-2016
09:47 AM - bryansong quoted Roy Drake in post Breadboard Ends & drawers
Too nice to nick, saw into, st...
12-18-2016
08:24 AM - papasombre quoted Roy Drake in post How Will You Be Spending Christmas This Year?
AND, I'll remember Papasombre,...
12-10-2016
02:11 PM - RainMan 2.0 quoted Roy Drake in post That time of year again
What a kind gesture. Captures...
11-11-2016
10:34 PM - Frankj3 quoted Roy Drake in post Me & Mickey
Frank: You're first class! S...
09-29-2016
02:21 PM - Mayo.Mick quoted Roy Drake in post Hi From Mayo, Ireland
Good day to you. sir; and, wel...
01:57 PM - Mayo.Mick quoted Roy Drake in post Hi From Mayo, Ireland
Good day to you. sir; and, wel...
09-16-2016
10:49 AM - bryansong quoted Roy Drake in post ah bummer, tore my bicep
Tough luck, Brian. Stay posit...
09-14-2016
05:26 PM - MT Stringer quoted Roy Drake in post Pallet Project Ideas
Mike: What nail finder do you...
04-29-2016
11:26 AM - Stick486 quoted Roy Drake in post Happy Birthday Stick486
Happy Birthday, Stick. Thank ...
03-07-2016
02:28 PM - MT Stringer quoted Roy Drake in post Drywall Axe
A PITA, Rick but a life saver....
02-28-2016
03:21 PM - RainMan 2.0 quoted Roy Drake in post Has it really been 7 years??????
I'd like to say that the only ...
02-16-2016
11:19 AM - cocobolo1 quoted Roy Drake in post Dust in my eyes.
hawkeye: I don't remember whi...
02-12-2016
12:20 PM - hawkeye10 quoted Roy Drake in post Dust in my eyes.
I have bad allergies - medicin...
09:38 AM - Stick486 quoted Roy Drake in post The art of salvaging
I love this place! I'm in suc...
02-02-2016
10:13 AM - RÖENTGEEP quoted Roy Drake in post Another MIA
Glad to see your post, Jerry. ...
01-30-2016
01:36 PM - Les Digits quoted Roy Drake in post Ridgid Crowdsource help
Good moniker! I still have a...
01-21-2016
10:26 AM - schnewj quoted Roy Drake in post Twitter is down.
wormil: You seem to be a litt...
01-20-2016
09:44 PM - RainMan 2.0 quoted Roy Drake in post Twitter is down.
Personally, I don't give a twi...
01-12-2016
08:23 PM - Stick486 quoted Roy Drake in post Mensa convention
I hear voices, and they don't ...
01-11-2016
04:12 AM - neville9999 quoted Roy Drake in post Wildfires in SW Australia!
My wife and I seriously discus...
 
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