Category Archives: Friends of Mine

Friends of Mine: Jason KE4NYV turns a wooden pen on the lathe

When my friend Jason Rausch KE4NYV isn’t building APRS trackers or watching rockets explode at NASA Wallops, (he was there that awful day two weeks ago), he hones his skills as an accomplished woodworker.  And even though I lack any woodworking skills because of my lack of fine motor control and coordination, I still find this kind of thing impressive–I used to love watching Norm Abram on PBS.  One of the things that Jason enjoys building are wooden pens.  Today he posted this instructional video on YouTube:


(published from DFW, Texas)