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post #1 of 6 Old 02-22-2008, 10:01 AM Thread Starter
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Thumbs up HI Everyone from Don Bratzke in Evansville, Wi

I am a retired GM autoworker. After 37 years of working at GM, I am enjoying my retirement buy doing volunteer work for the Senior Citizens of Evansville. I also deliver Meals On Wheels in the community.
I have been woodworking for about 35 years, and truly enjoy building things from wood.
I am 65 years old and have health problems relating to the heart. Woodworking is a hobby that doesn't require to much exertion, so I am able to do some things. I have had open heart surgery in 1994, and had a pacemaker-defribulater implanted in 2002. It's really made a difference in my quality of life.
The high school in Evansville has a weight room and exercise facility that is open to the public for free, and I get up every morning at 4:00AM to open it up for the early birds. It has been a god send for me to be able to make use of it.
Looking forward to hearing from you guys. Have a great day.

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post #2 of 6 Old 02-24-2008, 06:46 PM
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Welcome Don! I'm a bit north of you in Green Bay.
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post #3 of 6 Old 02-25-2008, 06:33 AM
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Welcome to the site Don. I'm pretty new here as well and everyone here has been just awesome towards me. You'll find lots of great info on here and I'm sure with 35 years of woodworking you have alot to offer as well. Anyway, welcome. Jeremy


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Welcome Don. Show us some of your projects when you get a chance if you'd like.
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welcome Don,I'm newish here too!!!
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post #6 of 6 Old 02-25-2008, 02:06 PM
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Welcome Don

I am quite a bit North of you. I think you will find this forum very informative, and the guys are very giving with their knowledge and experience.

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