I have a post or two up in the forums, I suppose I should introduce myself. My name is Sheldon, I live in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada. I live a 10 minute drive from the Eastern most point of North America (Cape Spear). Like everywhere else, it has its beauty, but I moved here from Saskatchewan for my Beauty. My wife and I have been married 5 years this summer.
I’m a welding inspector working in industrial construction. The basics of my job are to ensure that nothing burns, breaks, or blows up. If it does, it is written down somewhere. It is a challenging job, in a good way, moving to a new project site every year or so and re-learning to work with a new team each time. Also means a lot of travel and being away from home more often then not.
Woodworking has been my form of sanity preservation for a long time. I used to build cabinets for family with my father. We are farmers, so, not a professional shop and by far a not a professional process, but, we churned out some pretty nice stuff. Now, I have a small hand tool only shop in a bedroom on the second floor of my house. It is a nice sanctuary where I can go to tinker between shifts and gives me something to think about when I’m on shift.
I’m new to audio, my grasp of the electronics are sketchy at best, but I can build a mean box! This is why I’m here. I get to soak up as much information as I can while I try to formulate my own questions and workup the courage go deeper into design. Living in Canada, however, means my costs increase due to boarders and shipping. I have to think long and hard about my purchases.
Thanks for lookin’