Who are you
#31
  Re: Who are you by AnthonyYak (Ok folks, let's put ...)
Kala Raymond - I started turning a few months before I quit my job as a software engineer to apprentice to a master furniture builder a little over a year ago. Thought it would be a good way to supplement my meager income as an apprentice. HAHAHAHA. Spent 5000 + so far and maybe sold 3000. But I don't regret it at all. Now that furniture making is my job I needed a new hobby anyways.

Aloha,
Kala
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#32
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Archie England, 49 yo, a teacher/preacher. Been turning for about a year. Just graduated from a Jet 12-20 to an older Delta 16-42 vs, and loving it. Learning from a fantastic "rocket scientist" turned bowl turning guru (on a VBmaster). Actually got into lathe turning by accident: I needed handles for my odd and end chisels and stuff that I was restoring for hobby furniture building. I had gotten into handtools because I fear/respect TS, jointer, etc. and b/c I hate sanding--hence, hand planes to the rescue.

Having fun, doing what's fun...
Gotta learn it sometime, so take your time, enjoy, and make sawdust...
Archie
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#33
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George Kromka
Age 60

Turning 5 or 6 years I guess.
George
Life is tough, tougher if you're stupid

John Wayne

http://georgeswoodworking.com
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#34
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Kurt Whitley, 49.
I am an Engineering Test Lab Supervisor.
I've been a passionate beginning turner for about three years, now.
Cheers,
Kurt
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#35
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Joe Fisher said:


Joe Fisher. Joe, Joey, JoeFish, Fish, PhatJoe for a short while, Jo-Jo to two odd people, Josephus to one odder person, Josef, Jehosephat, Ira Joe Fisher.

32 y/o this past May. Turning for about 3 years, I guess.

-Joe




Uncle Joey
If it don't hold soup, it's ART!!

Dry Creek Woodturning

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#36
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Trevor Wilkins from Powell River which is located on The Sunshine Coast (cruel joke this year) of British Columbia.

I am 54, started turning in grade 8 but then spent my working life in the offshore oil industry, finally got back into turning when I attended The Fine Woodworking Program at Selkirk College in Nelson B.C.

Mucked about on an old ER10 Shopsmith till I couldn't afford to buy my Vic 300S but so glad I did!
Never look back. Something might be gaining on you!

Leroy "Satchel" Page
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#37
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Rick Bieniek Sacramento, CA
Love segmented work, or anything that makes sawdust!!

http://www.masterwoodcreations.com/Seg.html
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#38
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Name is Gary age 60 been turning almost 1 yr
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#39
  Re: Re: Who are you by gwj (Name is Gary age 6...)
Welcome to the forum, Gary!
Never, under ANY circumstances, make the last cut.

Three Seasons Woodturnings
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#40
  Re: Who are you by AnthonyYak (Ok folks, let's put ...)
My screen name is my ham radio call sign. My name is Ralph, been turning about 3 years (other stuff, well, i built my house 28 years ago, the shop/garage 15 years ago and the barn 5 years ago, plus other stuff through the years)
I'm in the same local turning club as GeorgeK
Making sawdust mostly, sometimes I get something else, but that's more accident then design.
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