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TTcustom

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About TTcustom

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  • Birthday 04/27/1962

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  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    Maricopa county
  • Interests
    Everything. I like making tools for myself and trying different ways to do things. History is an interest.

LW Info

  • Leatherwork Specialty
    Varied interests. I have the attention span of a tsetse fly on caffeine so I am always exploring new things.
  • Interested in learning about
    Everything!

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  1. Stuck in California!!! The LONG commute!

  2. It ain't done until the edges are finished...

    1. Sylvia

      Sylvia

      AMEN!!, I would go a step further and say it ain't done until the back and edges are finished. but that's just me.

  3. TGIF! wha what overtime...awwww

    1. LNLeather

      LNLeather

      More work + more money = more leather!

  4. Why does summer have to be so gosh durned hot?!

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    2. Sylvia

      Sylvia

      LOL... I suppose it could be worse...

    3. chancey77

      chancey77

      Maybe you just stepped in it...but you did opped to live in AZ. Come on over for a visit...it's 55 here:) LOLOL OUTSIDE! SUCKS TO BE YOU:)

    4. chancey77

      chancey77

      hahahahahahahhaha

  5. Why does summer have to be so gosh durned hot?!

  6. Get some 1500grit wet dry paper at the hardware store too and use that. You want that awl sharp, smooth and oh so polished.
  7. On a deadline. 3/4 of the way done!

  8. Wish I was up north at Sheridan!

  9. I guess I forgot to mention it but yes Sylvia I had marked the know as a reference.
  10. My method, and I will be interested to hear Spinners, is to make a note of if I turned a knob in or out and how far i turned it. Half turn, one full turn, cw or ccw, that sort of thing. my notes are arranged by needle, thread and then what tension adjustments i made. I took pictures of everything when it arrived too so that I could document it's as received condition and settings. I need to know I can return the machine to it's last known working state, just like a computer, so I need to know where everything was set when it worked fine. I may have measured somethings with a drop mic and calipers but that might be admitting some OCD tendencies... :D
  11. If it comes prethreaded take a picture of it threaded and where everything is set. Number one thing... What everybody said above. Don't get wilda$$ crazy and start spinning tension knobs willynilly. Also take vacation/sick (koff koff) day on tuesday and have fun!
  12. Friday brought to you by the support of Monday, Tuesday, wednesday and Thursday. TGIF!

  13. Holsters, belts and bike pouches. So much to do and as always not enough time.

    1. chancey77

      chancey77

      I feel ya! Maybe you can borrow this! I need it from time to time to!

  14. <br /><br /><br />BWhahahahahahahahahahahahahahaahahahahahahahahahahahahaha! Hey they have to get their badges too!
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