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Ben Elbert

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Location: North West Illinois
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Retired electronic Engineer from Honeywell InterNational for thirty Years. I work in my basement 3 or 4 hrs. a day. I spent a little money on my 12" saw and over/under/ 16" planer/jointer. I make furniture, mostly shaker or Arts and crafts, but not my religion. I have been woodworking on and off since 1975. I Started out on a saw with a table 15" square. It was good at making picture frames and not very big ones at that. Then a Shopsmith kept me happy for several years. I soon grew weary of the flex in the table saw table and moved to a Powermatic contractor saw . I started in a basement shop then a two car garage then finally back to the basement. Overhead clearance is the only issue at this point. I have taken over the entire basement space since retirement. I am a proud Grandfather of 2. I baby sit the Grandson 5 days a week, while my son works all day. I survived a liver transplant in the summer of 2007 and I now have a new lease on life and hope to make furniture for the kids through the years to come. That covers most of the highlights of my life. I hope to relax and enjoy my craft. I'll keep an eye out for the unique and curious.

-- Kip Northern Illinois ( If you don't know where your goin any road will take you there) George Harrison

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commented on Marquetry kaapake box 11-20-2019 07:29 PM
added project Marquetry kaapake box 11-20-2019 05:47 PM
commented on Second Marquetry box 02-19-2015 06:30 PM
added project Second Marquetry box 02-19-2015 02:39 AM
added project Marquetry box 02-19-2015 02:34 AM
commented on My first intarsia 10-17-2014 01:54 AM
added project Live edge ash Computer table 10-17-2014 01:47 AM
commented on Marquetry keep sake boxes 10-17-2014 01:29 AM
commented on Candle Stick Plant Stand 09-25-2014 01:00 AM
commented on Marquetry keep sake boxes 09-25-2014 12:55 AM
added project Marquetry keep sake boxes 09-24-2014 06:41 PM
added project Red Oak Coffee Table 09-24-2014 06:28 PM
added project Candle Stick Plant Stand 09-24-2014 03:25 AM
signed up Ben Elbert's Profile 09-24-2014 01:50 AM

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