CALIFORNIA – Homeowners’ Association: Veteran Can’t Build Furniture For Military Families In Need
NEVADA COUNTY (CBS13) — A war veteran who builds furniture in his garage and gives it to military in need could be forced to shut down the saws. A homeowners association is telling Dennis Kocher he needs to close up shop after years of doing , or he could be fined between $100 and $1,000. “I may not paint, sand, cut wood or screw on the at anytime,” he said.
The new mandate cuts deep, as he’s been building cabinets and dressers for a decade, donating most to military families. “Everyone who received my furniture or responsible for dispersing it gave me this gift and it’s something I’ll treasure forever,” he said holding a photo. He builds to help make a better life for families who have very little.
“I don’t make a profit. The money I spend is my own money, my own time and talents and I build it to give to the Beale [Air Force Base],” he said. Read more: