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BIGGUNDOCTOR

Member Since 24 Jul 2010
Offline Last Active Feb 16 2014 11:02 PM
Tried making something different tonight for dinner, nopal tacos (cactus) pretty yummy. Updated 10 Mar · 1 comments

About Me

My Mom taught me how to work with leather when I was fairly young, and it has stuck with me. Later I taught the leather work merit badge for 4 years at a couple of BSA summer camps in CA.

I generally don't stick with a hobby full time. I will drift in, and out of the various hobbies I have. I am currently messing around with leather, and blacksmithing. A couple of years ago it was pottery. In the future it may be back to cars, guns, paper mache, photography, fishing, hunting, camping, hiking, or something totally new.

I am a tool maker for a screw machine company in S.Utah. The company mainly produces turned parts for some of the large electrical contact OEMs. I make, and modify tooling for the guys on the floor. In the past I had my own machine, and fab shop. After we closed up I worked in a foundry, hydraulics shop, and as a mechanic for the Jelly Belly Candy Co. before moving to S.Nevada. With my work history, and having the Mom & Dad that I did, I have learned many useful skills.


Hopefully in the near future I will be starting another business. It is very tough working for someone after you have been in business for yourself.

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  • Member Title Leatherworker
  • Age 49 years old
  • Birthday July 1, 1965
  • Gender
    Male Male
  • Location
    Moapa Valley Nevada
  • Interests
    Leatherworking, blacksmithing, wood carving, ceramics, photography, cooking, shooting, everything outdoors, everything automotive, Member of the Vegas Artists Guild,

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  • Leatherwork Specialty
    Specialization is for insects.
  • Interested in learning about
    Garment making-specifically a trench coat.

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