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Mel Lock’s Pool Cue Case

Case7.jpgWhen I first started Rumpsville in 1995, one of the first folks I met online was Mel Locke. Mr. Locke is a close friend of Norm Grabowski and shares an interest in Norm’s woodworking and hot rods. At that time I was researching the many facets of Norm. Mel in formed me he was going to be visiting the Nashville area for a TAG pool tournement and suggested we meet. He brought one of Norm’s personal boxes of photos and magazine clippings to scan and document. This was in 1996 or so and the internet was not mainstream media but Mel was onboard. Thanks Mel, we beat them all to the punch. After a short visit I was off to scan and document the items before I had to return them. That day was the first time I saw one of Norm’s custom pieces of woodwork in person. Mel is quite the pool player and uses the best of cues.

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Bobby Owen’s Mug by Norm Grabowski


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Skull of the Day



Handmade By Norm Grabowski
Owner Reggie Hill
Austin, TX
Circa 2004

Norm and the Evil One

norm.jpgWhen I ran in to Norm at the NSRA Nationals in Louisville, KY At that time Norm had what I called “The Evil One“. Not a shifter but more of a coffee table trophy? Actually these are great Desktop items, impressive and a conversation piece at the least.

First Generation of Fanged Shifters

PA150002.JPG Handmade By Norm Grabowski
Owner Mark Warrick
Amarillo Texas
circa 2004