Roy Drake Roy Drake is offline
- 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.
- 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!
- Split: Oklahoma (my home state) & Arkansas (wife's home state).
- 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
- United States
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