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Rick Waters
Works at Nokia
Attended DePaul University
Lives in Chicago, IL
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Anyone have experience making their own motion sensor activated LED lights? I've seen a few how-to web pages, but for a guy who knows next to nothing about electronics, I find more questions raised, than answered...
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If you are planning on being in the Boston area on the weekend of Feb 23-26, come join us at the WoodExpo! Tommy MacDonald, Steve Brown, Phil Lowe, Glen Guarino, Alan Breed, Freddy Roman, Peter Turner, Terry Moore, Kevin Mack, Tom McLaughlin, and many more will be there for discussion and demonstrations.

You can get your tickets online and save a few bucks here: https://v2.interactiveticketing.com/tickets/t291_2012_new_england_home_show_111103ab41/tickets1.php
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Just started chip carving recently, but it seems that always afterwards my eyes are tired (very mildly burning). The obvious reason, to me, is that I am transerring the fine sawdust and oil from the wood to my eyes. But I have to ask... has this happened to others?

I'm using Walnut and I'm not allergic to the oils or sawdust (just the walnut nut).
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Fine detail work. Usually a classic case of, you might need a pair of glasses or a new prescription.
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Finally finished the stack laminated motorcycle ramp! Only took 4 months! The shaped curve on the bottom was done two different ways. On one piece it was rough sawn with a bandsaw - took about 5 minutes. On the other piece is was carved out with a #71 1/2; chisled out after relief cutting with a bandsaw; shaped with a spokeshave; sanded with an inflatable ball sander (Guinevere).
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Very nice!
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Education
  • DePaul University
    Computer Science, Networking, 2006
  • Defence Language Institute / Foreign Language Center
    Basic Czech, 8 - 9
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Software Engineering
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  • Nokia
    Sr. Engineer, 9 - present
  • Trading Technologies
    Sr. Engineer, 4 - 9
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Chicago, IL
Previously
Monterey, CA - Ayer, MA - San Angelo, TX - Ft. Huachuca, AZ - RAF Alconbury, England - Khobar, Saudi Arabia
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