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Blog entry by Alan posted 09-04-2007 09:09 PM 876 reads 0 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just signed on to Lumberjocks and am looking forward to using the site and meeting other woodworkers. If anyone wants to see what I do, you can go to my website- I’d appreciate any comments about my work or the site itself- good or bad. (Be gentle)

-- Alan Carter,

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#1 posted 09-04-2007 09:11 PM

Nice looking Stuff!


-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#2 posted 09-04-2007 09:17 PM

Very beautiful work. I really like the mix of woods…...

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

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#3 posted 09-04-2007 09:19 PM

Just checked out your site. Nice pieces & definitely an interesting design on that bench.


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#4 posted 09-04-2007 09:25 PM

with creations like that – I can’t see that you’ll need to worry about people not being gentle. Magnificent pieces!

I hope you will post some pieces on here and give us a little bit of history about the piece ..

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#5 posted 09-04-2007 09:27 PM

Nice site. Great work, welcome a-board!

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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#6 posted 09-04-2007 10:46 PM


You can really see your art influence in the pieces on your website. I’m Looking forward to seeing more of your work.

-- Wayne - Newbie looking to learn!

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#7 posted 09-05-2007 12:30 AM

Beautiful woodwork….stunning in fact…..I don’t think the site reflects the quality of it though. It’s functional but not much elegance. I’m being gentle….:). I notice you are moving to Seattle…check craigslist for some aspiring web designers to give your site some polish.

-- Bob, Carver Massachusetts, Sawdust Maker

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#8 posted 09-05-2007 12:58 AM

Hi Alan.

I checked out your site a couple weeks ago, when Ms. Debbie posted something about the house and shop for sale.

Beautiful work, very artistic!


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#9 posted 09-05-2007 01:10 AM

Nice to have you with us Alan.
The work is very attractive .Where do you come up with the ideas?


-- A mind, like a home, is furnished by its owner

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#10 posted 09-05-2007 02:29 AM

Welcome aboard. Worry not your work is really something. An so is the art work. Interesting you grew up in Lafayette, I was raised north of Logansport. It is a good place to be from. In my case far from. You will really enjoy the comraderie of this site.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#11 posted 09-05-2007 03:11 AM

Great work ! Nice site ! you are doing what I was never brave enough to try.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#12 posted 09-06-2007 04:17 AM

Welcome to LJ! Thanks for posting your link. Great work!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#13 posted 09-06-2007 04:33 AM

Thats some cool looking work. Welcome.

-- bryano

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#14 posted 09-06-2007 04:38 AM

There was a pre-eminent Art Deco designer named Jacques-Emile Ruhlmann. He designed work at the turn of the twentieth century that was stellar. I would put what you have done up against his work anyday. Plus he cheated, employing a stable of woodworkers to fulfill his designs. Alan, you seriously rock.

Welcome to Lumberjocks, we are proud you have decided to join our ranks.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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