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Location: Rockford Illinois

Currently, I live in the Northern Illinois area. While in the U.S. Navy(at a shore command) my roommate tought me carpentry. When I got out it was the best paying job I could find and built houses on and off for years while putting myself thuough college. The last part of my college career I was working in a machine shop making large milling machines. When that business shut down I somehow ended up in banking. My heart is in manufacturing and woodworking so to that end I bought a ShopBot CNC Router. Lots of possibilities there but the hard part is where to start what to make that sells? However, if there is something someone needs that I can help with repetative parts, 3D carving or whatever ya need I would be happy to help if I can. Lumberjocks is a great site alot of knowledge and support I look forward to talking to as many of you as I can and learning as much as I can. My goal is to make a living in woodwork.

-- J. Jacobson, Rockford Illinois,

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added project Wall Design 11-17-2008 02:25 AM
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commented on My bar 11-13-2008 04:11 AM
commented on 8 ft Bar 11-11-2008 03:46 PM
commented on sample table out of plywood 11-11-2008 03:32 PM
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commented on Drinking glass coasters 11-11-2008 02:53 AM

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#1 posted 11-10-2008 04:54 AM

Welcome to LJ’s. You really need to be carefiul that this site does not take over all of your wood working time. Enjoy!

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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#2 posted 11-10-2008 05:11 AM

Welcome to LJ’s.

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

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#3 posted 11-10-2008 05:15 AM

Hello Baxter5,

Welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find this to be an exciting and rewarding part of your woodworking experience.

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

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#4 posted 11-10-2008 06:49 AM

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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#5 posted 11-10-2008 08:19 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

Take care and work safe.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#6 posted 11-10-2008 10:50 AM

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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#7 posted 11-10-2008 02:13 PM

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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#8 posted 11-10-2008 07:41 PM

Welcome to the site Baxter hope you find your inspiration

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#9 posted 11-10-2008 10:35 PM

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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#10 posted 12-04-2008 11:29 PM

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. Appomattox Virginia †

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#11 posted 02-01-2009 05:25 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

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#12 posted 11-07-2009 04:49 AM

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

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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#13 posted 11-07-2009 07:44 PM

Congratulations on your Anniversary. Hope you have many more on LumberJocks. We appreciate your posts and projects.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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