Tag Archives: Tom Teesdale

Frame building for credit at the University of Iowa

Historically, frame building often begins with brazing the first frame. But TIG welding is a more universal skill in terms of application. You don’t braze a trailer hitch, for instance; you weld it. Continue reading

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Rails-to-Trails action may lead to 145-mile trail in Missouri

“I will admit some trepidation when I signed an eight-figure offer to purchase a piece of real estate, particularly when such an action wasn’t even remotely contemplated when I arrived at work on Monday morning.” -Keith Laughlin, president, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy Continue reading

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