About Me

Spring 2008

Spring 2008

I call Michigan home, born and raised near Grand Rapids and worked for 30+ years in the auto industry and now retired. Married with 2 children, both are now through college and working, Finally!

I have had an interest in guns and hunting since a very early age, fly-fishing brings in a very close second, and anything related to these falls in between. I have more hobbies than you can shake a stick at, so many that there isn’t enough time or money to do all the things want before I die. I have a love for creating whether it is in wood, leather, steel or anything else. My dad was a mechanic and taught auto mechanics at the high school level, so it stands to reason that cars were a passion also. If I could have one material thing back from my past it would be my 66 Chevelle, it was my first car and my most cherished possession.

6 thoughts on “About Me

  1. Interesting article on lapping the neck on a FL Die. I need to do that on my 6mmBR Redding Die. It is at .260 and I would like it to be .265 to .266. Thanks for your postings.

  2. Mr Averill, I found a post on the web you made of a Singer 29-4. I recently bought one, and it has the drawer missing that is suppose to have in it. By chance you know of anyone that could make a drawer to fit under the industrial treadle? Thank you for your time.

  3. Above post: I too am looking for a drawer. Did you find a solution. Other questions: 1.)Does the 29-4 have the option to put the wheel on the front? 2.) I have the larger spools of thread. Can you provide a little feedback as to how you perfectly rigged them on your machine? Thanks in advance!!!

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