De N Dave Smith's Profile
Dave & De are a husband & wife team, both contributing merchandise to the store. Dave is heavy on the jewelry end, while De tends toward the nuts-and-bolts daily maintenance of the store, Facebook page & running of the whole thing.
I began making things in my childhood. With an older brother and a father who built & created, a family history of metal-smithing (various forms) and access to welders, torches, saws, drills and other tools, I delved deep and learned quickly. I worked on cars, helped with the maintenance of the house with my dad for a while, then took it over. School took me into higher math, much art, shop and on to Engineering Drafting school (where I met De). Furthering my skills and education, I worked "Renaissance Man" jobs, where I could use many skills at once: design of machinery, building machines, maintaining machines,…
- Joined February 28, 2012