Bill Bennett's Profile

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Howdy! The name's Bill. I'm a Disabled Vet (13 years Army), who can't sit still. After a few life changing events, I find myself in a different position in life. Which, fortunately gives me a little more flexibility to work on my various projects. We had a saying of "You got time to lean, you got time to clean!" I've had that instilled in my mind for so long, that it's become a way of life. I currently work one full time job, one part time janitorial job (because I had some extra time), and I love to find things to make a dollar or two when I do get time to sit in my recliner. My favorite projects have always included Native American patterns, beadwork, and more "primitive" "do-it-yourself-with-limited-tools" sorts of things. In the Infantry, we thrived on "field expedient" items. If you (or someone else) could make something useful, out the materials on hand, that was like Christmas! I have tried to teach my kids this same…

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  • Male
  • Born on September 7
  • Joined March 29, 2011

Favorite materials

glass beads, leather, aluminum, paracord, ammo brass

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About

Howdy! The name's Bill. I'm a Disabled Vet (13 years Army), who can't sit still. After a few life changing events, I find myself in a different position in life. Which, fortunately gives me a little more flexibility to work on my various projects. We had a saying of "You got time to lean, you got time to clean!" I've had that instilled in my mind for so long, that it's become a way of life. I currently work one full time job, one part time janitorial job (because I had some extra time), and I love to find things to make a dollar or two when I do get time to sit in my recliner. My favorite projects have always included Native American patterns, beadwork, and more "primitive" "do-it-yourself-with-limited-tools" sorts of things. In the Infantry, we thrived on "field expedient" items. If you (or someone else) could make something useful, out the materials on hand, that was like Christmas! I have tried to teach my kids this same type of philosophy... "Make creative use of what you have, including your time and effort!"

Thank you all for looking through my shop. Please feel free to convo me if you have questions or comments. I'm willing to negotiate on some prices... let's talk!

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