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I started welding in an old auto parts manufacturing facility in Brooklyn. I was intimidated.as hell, and the first thing anybody said to me is "you look totally lost."

I have no idea why I am utterly fascinated with metal work in all forms. It is the only thing in my life that has captured my attention for so long, and now that I am older with children and a pile of responsibility, it's the only thing that can make me lose all sense of time and myself.

It's my therapy for living in a world I don't always understand.

I have great dreams of focusing solely on metal work, but until then I continue to serve Active Duty in the US Coast Guard and keep my fire at a low burn until the day I am released into an inferno. I think about it constantly…

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  • Male
  • Born on September 30
  • Joined June 7, 2011

Favorite materials

metal, American Chestnut, steel, sprockets, gears, aluminum, iron, mason jars, glass

About

I started welding in an old auto parts manufacturing facility in Brooklyn. I was intimidated.as hell, and the first thing anybody said to me is "you look totally lost."

I have no idea why I am utterly fascinated with metal work in all forms. It is the only thing in my life that has captured my attention for so long, and now that I am older with children and a pile of responsibility, it's the only thing that can make me lose all sense of time and myself.

It's my therapy for living in a world I don't always understand.

I have great dreams of focusing solely on metal work, but until then I continue to serve Active Duty in the US Coast Guard and keep my fire at a low burn until the day I am released into an inferno. I think about it constantly.

There is a staggering amount of things yet to learn.

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