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Eighty four year old Don Morphew  enjoys working with his hands. He is a very polished woodworker.

The beauty is in the detail work. Don makes scale models of heavy construction equipment.

Many of the models have moving parts. Morphew says he spent hours at the drill press, making one set of tracks for a bulldozer.

He is very particular about detail. Included in the models are levers and pedals.

Don escorted heavy equipment when he worked at the nuclear power plant in Cordova, and says it takes a great amount of skill to operate that machinery.   

Morphew also made a tank. His brother was a tank commander in the Korean War.

A golf cart, train, and wagon are also included among the items which he has made.

Woodworking, he says, is relaxing, and very gratifying.  He is a "model" of consistency!