Catoregon

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Name: CAT Oregon
Date registered: February, 2009

Latest posts

  1. John’s Roadster — November, 2016
  2. Peter Bryner — March, 2015
  3. Ben, Joey, and Shamala — December, 2014
  4. Daemion — May, 2014
  5. Gerhard and Miquel — April, 2014

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John’s Roadster

 

Peter Bryner

In Memory of Peter Bryner
CAT was lucky to have had Peter in our organization.  He was super talented, super smart, fun to be around and caring. Peter got right into a project and for someone his age had the rare quality of listening to what others needed and wanted while very clearly putting his touch …

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Ben, Joey, and Shamala

So near the end, where to begin. I find it hard to truly define an experience. Simple things and feelings could easily take up words that escape understanding. To attempt to describe the five months I spent as a resident apprentice at The CAT is big. There has been so much skill and information and …

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Daemion

On the table are pieces of metal: round tubing, flat bar, square tubing, all of various widths, diameters, and wall thicknesses. Our task is simple, to use the calipers to measure each piece. Yet once we begin, the decimals, the fractions, the standardized notions start to get confusing: .049” or 1/2”? Flat …

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Gerhard and Miquel

Most people are surprised when I tell them that I didn’t come to CAT’s cargo bicycle building apprenticeship to learn how to build cargo bicycles. I came to CAT to learn an approach to life that differs from the mainstream view that profit is the beginning and end to all things. CAT’s emphasis is on …

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