I'm writing to tell you that I'm really enjoying the series of articles by Richard Dickey. I'm a few months behind, so I just finished reading Part III. What luck! I am in exactly the same position he is - a beginning machinist with the urge to build a model. Seeing Dickey's accomplishments encourages me to try it, too. However, I'm going to practice a little more before I tear into a fairly expensive casting kit.
I'm a new subscriber, but I've bought and read as many back issues as possible, back to the 1980s. I regularly attend the Blue Mountain shows in Bangor, Pa., and thoroughly enjoy them with my 15-year-old daughter. She's a renaissance sort, with a wide variety of interests, and the skills and talent to do well at them. Keep up the good work.
T. Dorsey Harrington
187 Mountain Ave.
Gillette, NJ 07933