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OSU55

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#1 posted 02-13-2018 10:49 PM

Apparently one of the few in America involved in manufacturing. 34 yrs and counting all in engineering – R&D, testing, relability, design, quality, process, maintenance. Currently directing engineering in 5 plants in NA, 4 in the US. Been making HVAC compressors for my last 27 yrs.

While my high school had shop class, I focused on college prep courses and sports. I started refinishing/refurbishing furniture many years ago. As my son went through shop class in jr hi and high school I decided to start making furniture vs fixing and refinishing. Then I thought I would try turning. I’ve always preferred to do most of my own craftsman work, be it cars, motorcycles, guns, or woodworking. Along with learning and perfecting woodworking skills and processes, I like having start to finish control of all aspects, unlike the day job of playing the hand I was dealt (‘course I never deal myself a bad hand… yea right).


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