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About alde

  • Birthday 06/14/1961

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    Bremerton, WA USA
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  1. alde

    What have you received today?

    I know it's not modeling related but I was pretty excited to get a copy of this pretty scarce book.
  2. alde

    Another New Guy Introduction

    Glad to have you here. Don't forget to start a build log when your ready.
  3. Glad to see you back and happy to be aboard your log. As far as holding the keel there are some great ideas in build logs to borrow. I think simple is better. I know sometimes we try to over think things.
  4. It's too bad he bugged out. Oh well, maybe he will find what he's looking for somewhere else. Hope he comes back though.
  5. I have a Veritas mini block plane but I'll keep an eye for one of those luthier plans. It looks like it would be easy to handle for a small tool. Thanks again.
  6. Glad to see some progress Mick. Nice work as usual. Oh, can you tell us about that little brass plane? It looks like the perfect tool for model work.
  7. That's a great looking stack of frames Lawrence. Nice work.
  8. Looks great from here Mark. I know what you mean about having to set the fun stuff aside now and then. It's not always a smooth road.
  9. She looks absolutely amazing Peter.
  10. alde

    What have you received today?

    Wow, you made quite a haul. I was thinking of keeping my eyes open for a tube amp but it might be wasted on me. I'm still learning to play and only play for myself.
  11. alde

    What have you received today?

    I made a Pawn Shop rescue a couple of days ago. It was a impulse purchase based on the one I had when I was 14 (it was a late 1960's US Stratocaster that my brother gave me). I picked up a 2014 Fender Deluxe Player Stratocaster in candy apple red and a 20 watt amp. I was telling my guitar teacher about the one I had when I was a kid. On my way home from my lesson I stopped at the pawn shop and there it was. I can resist anything but temptation. I wish I still had the old one. I understand it's worth some big bucks. Here's the new one.
  12. That looks like a great space Tom. The natural light is a big bonus.

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