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Forum: Bridge City Tool Works 02-22-2016, 10:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 62,155
Posted By ShawnR
Re: Chopstick Master announced!

Sorry I did not respond earlier.

Lossing Fred was a big event in my life. He was a personal life coach and Fred had invaluable advice while Monica and I were fostering. I should have listened to...
Forum: Hand Planes 02-22-2016, 10:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 64,934
Posted By ShawnR
Re: Holtey is Retiring

This brought a much needed smile.
Forum: Bridge City Tool Works 10-14-2015, 03:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 62,155
Posted By ShawnR
Re: Chopstick Master announced!

I am just about to put my order in. Anyone have recommendations on the blanks most worth buying?

Also waiting on the JMPv2 preorder to open up again.
Forum: Woodworkers Cafe 04-09-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,585
Posted By ShawnR
Re: What's happening to the trades?

One better here is the video interview.

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I was actually amazed at how articulate Mike is.
Forum: Design and Inspiration 04-06-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 41,715
Posted By ShawnR
Re: what ever happened to Eiji Fuller

Is Elji related to Paul Fuller who just won the Festool Video Contest?

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Forum: Woodworkers Cafe 04-06-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,585
Posted By ShawnR
Re: What's happening to the trades?

Rowe has a great podcast where he talks about his high school counselor and that poster. I will see if I can hunt that down.
Forum: Design and Inspiration 02-12-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 41,715
Posted By ShawnR
what ever happened to Eiji Fuller

Does anyone know what ever happened to Eiji Fuller? I have not seen his posts in years and I am sure it was not due to lack of talent.
Forum: Festool Tools 02-07-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 16,130
Posted By ShawnR
Re: My Custom Built Expandable MFT

Brilliant ingenuity. With the wings on the left and right extended what is the length of your ripping surface?
Forum: Woodworkers Cafe 01-15-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,173
Posted By ShawnR
Wise words from Fred

Upon asking Fred what motives him in Woodworking:
Fred: The beauty of the furniture, the ability to create while using some of the finest tools in the world are all what motivate me.

Just digging...
Forum: Woodworkers Cafe 01-12-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 66,301
Posted By ShawnR
re: Fred West

Somehow I imagine Fred is already discussing with Roubo the finer points of a Roubo bench all the while working behind the scenes to get Roubo some wood from the arc.
Forum: Woodworkers Cafe 01-12-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 66,301
Posted By ShawnR
re: Fred West

To my friend Fred,

I have spent much time trying to figure out how I would tell others about the impact you have had on not only my life but my family’s life. And in all of that thought I came...
Forum: Woodworkers Cafe 01-10-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 66,301
Posted By ShawnR
re: Fred West

Just had me thinking of Fred and this always brings a smile to my face when I think of my good friend... time for some scotch and a tissue.

:wav::wav:
Forum: Woodworkers Cafe 01-10-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 66,301
Posted By ShawnR
re: Fred West

read the email and was somehow hoping something/anything astoundingly different would have been posted on the board. :(
Forum: Woodworkers Cafe 01-06-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 66,301
Posted By ShawnR
re: Fred West

That is great to hear.
Forum: Woodworkers Cafe 12-26-2013, 12:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,922
Posted By ShawnR
Re: Merry Christmas to all

Thanks for the votes of confidence. But I believe they speak for everyone on this board. Our community here is small but it is more like family. I will never forget going to WIA and skipping all my...
Forum: Woodworkers Cafe 12-26-2013, 12:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,922
Posted By ShawnR
Re: Merry Christmas to all

I find it quite humorous. I was thinking I waste my life fixing computers. You are out there educating people and creating a means for them to support themselves. Poking
Forum: Woodworkers Cafe 12-24-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,922
Posted By ShawnR
Merry Christmas to all

Just wanted to tell everyone thank you.

This holiday season has been extra special. I have met many great people on this board. Since that time my wife and I started fostering. We are now in the...
Forum: Festool Tools 12-14-2013, 01:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,695
Posted By ShawnR
Re: Why a FS 1400/2 & not a FS 1500/2

Well.. you see the answer is actually quite simple.

Some engineer was in the kitchen as his wife was telling him that he needed to cut off the ends of the hamAre You Making a Difference or Just...
Forum: Woodworkers Cafe 12-05-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 66,301
Posted By ShawnR
I would not be where I am without Fred. He is a...

I would not be where I am without Fred. He is a mentor, a teacher, and a friend. I know how Fred is about us talking about him... But he was instrumental in helping me out through some rough...
Forum: Woodworkers Cafe 12-04-2013, 09:42 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 66,301
Posted By ShawnR
re: Fred West

Do you have Paypal or anything setup that we could help fund a nurse of if someone is onsite they can use the funds for food, transportation or any other use?
Forum: Hand Tools 12-02-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,630
Posted By ShawnR
Re: Woodcraft brings out their Scrub Plane

I am just gonna take my ball, go home, and be quiet. Poking

I will wait until Fred responds... this is gonna be good.
Forum: Scott Meek Woodworks 11-14-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 102,568
Posted By ShawnR
Re: Scott Meek DVD preview

Thanks for the update.. this will give me some good practice before class.

Thanks for the follow-up! :thumbsup2:
Forum: Festool Tips and Techniques 11-06-2013, 03:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 18,693
Posted By ShawnR
Re: Doubling up hoses

:D Buy another CT?
Forum: Scott Meek Woodworks 10-29-2013, 03:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 102,568
Posted By ShawnR
Scott Meek DVD preview

Preview: Make a Wooden Smoothing Plane - YouTube

Scott,

When will the DVD be available?
Forum: Bridge City Tool Works 10-08-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 15,029
Posted By ShawnR
Re: Hammer on ebay

I agree, John should buy this on principal. It becomes the new $h*t bunny trophy.

And, I am 100% sure Fred does not have one of these. :Laughing2:
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