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Location: Spring Creek, Nevada
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I'm a happy husband, father of a family of 6 children and a grandfather of 9 now. I live to enjoy time with my family. When not kayaking, hunting or fishing, I'm usually in my shop or working to help my wonderful wife. I'm 51 years old and am an above knee amputee as the result of a motorcycle accident in 2003. I find new ways to do things each day and thank God for the many blessings he has bestowed upon me, yes even my accident. I first started wood working as a young child helping my father. I was blessed to be raised by not only a knowledgeable man, but also one who has tools. Praise God! I didn't do much wood working from 1978 until around 1997, too busy making a living and raising kids I guess. Now I've got some more time and a shop to work in, so I'm at it hard in the winter (mostly), and as the work load requires it in the summer months. Looking forward to passing on the skills to my grandchildren as they get old enough!

-- Loving what I do, while I do it for Christ !

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commented on Quilting cutting table/buffet 08-11-2012 02:05 AM
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commented on Hybrid Longbow 08-09-2012 10:42 PM
commented on Hybrid Longbow 08-09-2012 02:35 PM
added project Hybrid Longbow 08-09-2012 01:11 PM
added project Quilting cutting table/buffet 08-09-2012 12:59 PM
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commented on Hybrid laminated longbows 09-09-2011 12:07 AM
commented on simple bowl out of spalted beech 09-08-2011 11:23 PM
commented on English walnut pepper grinder 09-08-2011 11:15 PM
commented on Gun Stock 09-08-2011 09:28 PM
added project English walnut pepper grinder 09-08-2011 09:11 PM
added project Checkered black walnut pepper grinder 09-08-2011 08:53 PM
added project Hybrid laminated longbows 09-08-2011 08:40 PM

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Max

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#1 posted 09-29-2008 10:31 PM

Glad to see that you have made Lumberjocks a part of your Woodworking experience… Welcome

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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Scott Bryan

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#2 posted 09-29-2008 10:55 PM

Hello 1Stump,

Welcome to LJs. I hope that you will find this to be an interesting and enjoyable part of your woodworking experience

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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trifern

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#3 posted 09-29-2008 11:20 PM

Welcome to LJ’s.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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1stump

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#4 posted 09-30-2008 01:49 AM

Thanks to all for the hearty welcome. I’m excited about becoming a member and getting to know you folks and share ideas! I’m working on trying to figure out how to post pics of some of my projects and my shop!

-- Loving what I do, while I do it for Christ !

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Grumpy

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#5 posted 09-30-2008 03:08 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks . This is a great community of people with like interests.There is much to learn here & you will have the opportunity to share your skills & ideas with others. I hope you enjoy LJ’s as much as I do.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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Bigdogs117

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#6 posted 09-30-2008 04:05 AM

Welcome to the shop. I look forward to seeing your projects and I hope you enjoy the site. There is alot of good information available from both professionals and amateurs who are willing to share their craft. God Bless!

-- Rusty

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ND2ELK

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#7 posted 09-30-2008 06:43 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks. The projects are an inspiration, the information is priceless and the people are supportive. The only problem is, the site can get addictive.
God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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rikkor

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#8 posted 09-30-2008 11:37 PM

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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Karson

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#9 posted 12-03-2008 04:33 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks. Glad to have you aboard. ☺

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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gjd

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#10 posted 09-26-2009 05:22 AM

Congratulations on your upcoming anniversary as a Lumber Jock! I look forward to more of your posts.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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gjd

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#11 posted 09-25-2010 02:14 AM

Another year has rolled by. We must be having too much fun, cause it seems like just yesterday when I congratulated you on 1 year. Congratulations on your 2nd anniversary at Lumber Jocks. Thanks for helping make LJ a great place to visit and happy anniversary!

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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Thos. Angle

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#12 posted 12-05-2013 12:26 AM

Well, I see I’m your new buddy. Let me know if I can help you in any way. I see you’re a bowyer as well. good trade.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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