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Years ago I asked my mother what she thought her purpose in life was, she said, "to be the best Grandmother in the world". I understand that now, and being the best Grandpa out there is who I want to be.

My father was a carpenter when I was little and I learned to love wood and building things from him. My Grandfather was a farmer who never threw anything away because there might be a use for it someday. I learned that lesson from him very well. Today I spend my time fixing up old buildings, tools and furniture that others want to tear down or throw away, using as many old materials as I can, saving what is left over because there might be a use for it someday.

Many items in the Old Green Building have been gathered over years of traveling for me and Grandma and we want to let others have the opportunity to enjoy them. The handmade wood…

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  • Born on January 22
  • Joined March 11, 2012

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Wood, glass, leather, paper, copper, tin, paint, varnish, time

About

Years ago I asked my mother what she thought her purpose in life was, she said, "to be the best Grandmother in the world". I understand that now, and being the best Grandpa out there is who I want to be.

My father was a carpenter when I was little and I learned to love wood and building things from him. My Grandfather was a farmer who never threw anything away because there might be a use for it someday. I learned that lesson from him very well. Today I spend my time fixing up old buildings, tools and furniture that others want to tear down or throw away, using as many old materials as I can, saving what is left over because there might be a use for it someday.

Many items in the Old Green Building have been gathered over years of traveling for me and Grandma and we want to let others have the opportunity to enjoy them. The handmade wood products are built here in the Old Green Building using as many second hand materials as I can find. It is a great way to go through life, finally finding the purpose for all those old things that could never be thrown away.

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