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My name is Thomas (Tom) Nelson, and I am originally from Seattle, WA. I moved out here to Minneapolis ten years ago to marry my wife, and stayed here.
I am still married to that same beautiful lady and we have a gorgeous nine year old daughter.

Profile Summary:
Miniature Painter Minneapolis, MN
Drummer/Percussionist Minneapolis, MN
Driver/courier Minneapolis, MN
Arts Instructor Minneapolis, MN
Dental Lab Technician Minneapolis, MN
More About Me
I enjoy reading Sci-Fi/ Fantasy novels, painting miniatures, drawing/illustrating, going to movies, playing board and video games, going to the Mn Renaissance Festival, fishing, hunting, listening and playing music. I am a drummer with a local Irish pub rock band called The SERFS.
Work Experience:
Thomas B. Nelson
11332 Quinn St. NW, Coon Rapids, MN 55433 • 763.754.2628


To gain employment in a challenging position with an opportunity for personal and professional career growth, and to support my family.


Puget Sound Christian College

Digital Music Advisor, Edmonds Community College

Mariner High School
High School Diploma, 1993

Work Experience__________________________________________

U.S. Tire and Exhaust, Roseville Nov 2008-May 2009
• Job responsibilities: DOT certified, driving box truck on 3 separate routes delivering tires and auto parts around the state of MN to various auto shops, dealerships, etc., calling the warehouse when orders were wrong, matching invoices to product, keeping a driver’s log and mileage chart for the vehicle, daily pre-trip inspection for the vehicle, informing proper personnel of issues with the vehicle, maintaining excellent customer service, and a clean driving record.

Columbia Park Medical Group/Fairview, Fridley March 2005-June 2008
• Job responsibilities: Driving company truck in accordance with MN laws and regulations and maintaining a clean driving record, pick up and delivery of X-rays, lab specimens, and medical charts, maintaining company vehicle, strategizing new and efficient delivery routes and procedures, dropping off large deposits at the bank, and other duties as assigned.

Jackson-Spah Dental Lab, Fridley May 2001-March 2005
Dental Lab Technician/Ceramist
• Job responsibilities: Building porcelain crowns with various types of porcelain, some implant experience, grinding the teeth down to fit the models, opaquing the copings, fitting the copings to the models, and some staining.

Telephone Answering Center, Fridley M
Mariner High School Class of 1993 Everett, WA.
Edmonds Community College 1995-1996 Edmonds, WA.
Puget Sound Christian College 1996-1997 Edmonds, WA.
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Thomas Nelson is located in Minneapolis, MN and has the following skills: Miniature Painter, Drummer/Percussionist, Driver/courier, Arts Instructor, Dental Lab Technician
Music, Miscellaneous, Art / Creative, Education, Health / Fitness
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My Skills

Miniature Painter

Category: Art / Creative
I paint 15-54mm miniatures for wargames and display using acrylic paints, washes, and glazes and spray on sealers.
Relevant Education / Credentials
Years Experience: 9


Category: Music
I am the drummer/percussionist for a local Irish Pub band called the SERFS. I have been playing drums for over 20 years. I am fluent in most musical genres but specialize in irish folk rock, progressive rock, and christian worship music.
Relevant Education / Credentials
Started playing drums/percussion when I was 12 years old. I have played in numerous bands in Seattle and now here in Minneapolis. I have been teaching for over 12 years as well. I have also recorded 4 albums. Two with my former band The Jordan River Project, one unreleased CD that I was on recorded in St. Paul, and the first album with my new band The SERFs called "Will Work For Beer".
Years Experience: 20


Category: Miscellaneous
I am a DOT qualified professional driver. I have worked as a courier for Fairview Health Services, and as a driver for US Tire and Exhaust.
Relevant Education / Credentials
DOT certified, clean driving record, no accidents.
Years Experience: 4

Arts Instructor

Category: Education
I have been involved in teaching both children and adults how to play drums and how to paint miniatures and illustrations/cartoons/comic book drawing. I'm most comfortable with beginners to intermediate students. I offer lessons for all of these.
Relevant Education / Credentials
I spent most of my high school and college career in the arts and music classes. Though I do not have degrees in these fields, I do have the experience required.
Years Experience: 20

Dental Lab Technician

Category: Health / Fitness
I built and repaired ceramic crowns for Jackson-Spah Dental Labs using many different styles and techniques, and many different types of porcelain.
Relevant Education / Credentials
I was trained on the job by some of the best in the business.
Years Experience: 4