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Location: Aloha, OR Near Portland
Website: http://aeontoys.weebly.com/index.html

Woodworker- toy maker----

I will happily share/ help with patterns! I make or modify almost all that I use!

Especially like making rocking horses-- I make at least 4 different sizes, even a "super heavy duty" to support 200+ lbs. (Tester admitted to 330)

-writer- free-lance about vintage real and toy vehicles to national magazines

Grew up on a ND farm. Have done everything from custodial, to trucking, to sales, metal fabrication, plastics manufacturing, retail, and boiler operation, etc. (EVEN STUCK IN A SUIT FOR ALMOST A DECADE!) Have made wooden things for 60+ years

My pictures of some of my items http://aeontoys.weebly.com/index.html

Here is the link to my Photobucket splash-- A little of everything!
http://s180.photobucket.com/albums/x301/rjR_WFND/

Interests in everything
except politics, religion, TV, celebrities, and violent or ball SPORTS INTERESTS!

Comments/questions on anything are appreciated and I will try to answer.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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a1Jim

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#1 posted 03-12-2012 07:57 PM

Welcome to Ljs a world wide community were there are great people,super projects and great woodworkers.Enjoy

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ralbuck

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#2 posted 03-12-2012 08:17 PM

Hi Everyone,

I will happily share ideas and any of my own made up patterns from my website, that you will want. I Always like new ideas and usually manage to make my own patterns up. I can help and scan/email to anyone.

The icon is “Tanader” a relative of the famous one. This is a 6-1/2 foot long toy box.
Please checkout my wbesite at http://aeontoys.weebly.com/index.html

Any suggestions or questions are very welcome.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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SnowyRiver

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#3 posted 03-13-2012 12:30 AM

Welcome aboard. Nice that you could join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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Max

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#4 posted 03-13-2012 03:57 AM

Glad to see that you have made LumberJocks a part of your Woodworking experience… Welcome

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#5 posted 03-13-2012 03:40 PM

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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OldWrangler

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#6 posted 02-14-2014 12:09 PM

I’d be happy to join your buddy list. You sound like me, just an old fart enjoying the sunset of our lives. I will add you to my list which is kinda selective….you are #2. Have a blessed day.

-- I am going to go stand outside so if anyone asks about me, tell them I'M OUTSTANDING!

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jollygreengiant

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#7 posted 10-23-2014 08:55 PM

Hi engine was treated to a fast road cam, new pistons, bearings, a complete rebuild and my first ever brand new carb! It only took 4 years and 4 different engine builders and £1k! I will be painting it tomorrow in robin’s egg blue.

I love your toyboxes especially the pickup truck, I wish I’d thought of that, I make toyboxes and soapboxes just couldn’t see the connection… DUH!

-- If at first you do succeed try not to look surprised

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#8 posted 05-20-2016 03:31 AM

-- Spammer in the process of being removed.

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TZH

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#9 posted 09-05-2016 07:45 PM

You grew up on a ND farm? Whereabouts? I grew up in a very small ND town southwest of Bismarck. Farming life is deeply ingrained in my own soul.

This isn’t really a welcome because you’ve been around for quite awhile already, so, good to be your Buddy on Lumberjocks!

TZH

-- Where The Spirit In Wood Lives On

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Porchfish

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#10 posted 03-16-2017 01:01 PM

Nice dragons ! Bet the kids love em’ as much as you do ! (I know I do) !

-- The pig caught under the fence is always the one doing all the squealing !

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#11 posted 05-28-2017 08:00 PM

Hi ralbuck you have a wide variety of interests and some interesting projects. I like your rocking horses, I considered making rocking horses at one time but other priorities got in the way (isn’t that the story), I have a couple of Anthony Dew’s books on rocking horse making and making at least one is on my list. Cheers.

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woodshaver Tony C

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#12 posted 06-13-2017 12:53 AM

I think you need another buddy! You only have 438… 439 now!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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woodshaver Tony C

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#13 posted 06-13-2017 12:56 AM

That’s funny It said I was already in your buddy list. But it said I wasn’t before I clicked the add button! Oh well! Sometimes things get screwed up! Life is fun!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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MrRon

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#14 posted 10-28-2017 06:50 PM

Hi Ralbuck, I grew up in New York City, but left after 22 years to reside in several shipbuilding cities finally retiring in South Mississippi. Back then, when you wanted something, if you couldn’t buy it, you made it. A whole lot of self education was the norm for those of my generation. At the ripe old age of 83, I still strive to learn more The old body is showing it’s weaknesses, but overall I’m still productive. People when they reach that twilight age, tend to give up and await their final judgement. I am different. I don’t dwell on the hereafter, but on the present. If I have done one thing right in my life, it has been to prepare myself emotionally for the future. Fear not; want not.

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