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donfarr

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My 2 cents GRAMMER AND SPELLING INCLUDED AT NO EXTRA COST here it is,,,, I agree totally with UWEK, I wish I would have learned CAD many years ago when it first came out, in my BEFORE LIFE I was a construction MANAGER in south florida on VERY LARGE PROJECTS, and a architect friend who worked for the same CO. was going to teach this to me,well it never happened MY FAULT, now at 80 years old can not learn how to use it and have great admiration for those who do, I WILL USE THERE BRAINS AND TECH SAVY, TO MAKE MY BUILD EASIER AND BETTER, to those who say the old times were better, REMEMBER WHEN LASSER CUTTING FIRST CAME OUT, now it is a staple, AS TO KITS DO NOT DEGRADE THE KIT BUILDER WE SUPPORT THIS GREAT HOBBY, IN EVERY KIT I BUILD I DO SOME SCRATCH BUILDING, AT MY AGE TIME IS A VERY IMPORTANT FACTOR TO ME, can not spend years on a build, JUST A PURE FACT,,,, I AM BUILDING THE BLANFORD AS MY REALLY FIRST SCRATCH BUILD, I WOULD LIKE TO DO ANOTHER ONE BUT ONLY IF AND I REPEAT IF THE PLANS AND INSTRUCTIONS ARE EQUAL TO MIKE41, JUST AS I AM UPGRADING MY SHOP TOOLS WITH ANYTHING THAT WILL SAVE ME TIME, and PRODUCE WHAT I AM LOOKING FOR, I ADMIRE PEOPLE LIKE BOB WHO CAN DO HIS THING, I CAN NOT BUT I WILL NOT LET MY DESIRE TO LEARN STOP MY BUILDING EVEN THOUGH I USE OTHER PEOPLES SKILLS FOR MY PURPOSE, THIS IS WHAT is CALLED ADVANCEMENT, I HAVE ADVOCATED FOR 3-D INSTRUCTIONS AS DAVE STEPHENS KNOWS FOR A COUPLE OF YEARS,,,MAYBE KNOW HAPPENING HOPE SO ALL OF YOU MEMBERS LOOK TOWARD AN MSB X SECTION SOON COMMING OUT YOU WILL BE SUPRISED WAIT FOR WINSTON RETURN FROM VACATION AND WATCH HIS PROTO TYPE BUILD,,,, I have done quite a bit of DAVES LUMBERYARD KITS I CALL THE SEMI SCRATCH GREAT KITS EXCELLENT SERVICE IN ANSWEREING QUESTIONS and great learning on each kit, AND YES I AM COMPLETLY TIRED OF THE SAME OLD SAME OLD ITEMS OUT THERE ENOUGH ALREADY. BRING SOMETHING NEW TO THE MARKET, for the end users,,,,,,I CAN REMEBER IN MY PREVIOUS LIFE PPOURING CONCRETE ON HIGH RISE PROJECTS USING WOOD MATS AND GEORGIA BUGGYS, HARD TIME CONVINCING MY BOSS TO SWITCH TO CRANES INSTEAD OF TOWERS, and to sub contract out what we did wit a couple hundred men of our own for ONE PROJECT but was done called ADVANCEMENT, same here only much smaller but thinking has to go forward in all endevars including hobbies WHICH TO ME IS MY LIFES BLOOD RIGHT NOW NOT JUST A HOBBY BUT AS MY DOCTORS PLURAL TELL ME IT IS A LIFE SAVER, both PHYICALLY AND MORE IMPORTANT MENTALLY SO I TAKE IT VERY SERIOSLY. MY DOLLARS WORTH Don,,,,,,PS DAVE I HAVE ONE OF HAROLD ETCHINGS THAT I BOUGHT FROM YOU AND YES I WOULD LIKE TO SEE MORE UP FOR AUCTION I WOULD LIKE A COUPLE OF MORE, PLEASE CONTACT ME BY EMAIL
 

donfarr

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OOPS forgot something, AS I SAID I AM UPGRDING MY TOOLS FOLLOWING DAVE STEVENS IDEAS BUT I DESPERATLY NEED HELP IN ONE AREA THE IS INSTALLING MY X-Y TABLE ON MY NEW DRILL PRESS AND HOW TO USE IT HELP ANYBODY. DON
 

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Great idea with the auction or the selling
at this time Harold made these drawings, they were a working tool,
nowadays I see these originals as art, which should be framed and exhibited, even if it is oinly the wall in my workshop
 
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