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Location: Chattanooga

Frustrated furniture builder wannabee. Can't stay home long enough to get much done (I'm a road warrior) except go into my shop to smoke a good cigar (against my better half's obvious disdain!) But she loves the projects I build. In the last few years I've built 3 end tables, a humidor, 3 plant stands, 2 of Glen Huey's huntboards, blanket chest, potting table, entertainment center, hall tree and quite a number of adirondak chairs. Next, I want to turn the craftsmanship up a notch with some fine furniture. Recently, after making lots of samples, I did my first hand-dovetailed humidor from walnut.

-- BookMan, Chattanooga

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#1 posted 04-11-2007 10:05 PM

Welcome to lumberjocks.

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#2 posted 04-11-2007 11:16 PM

Thanks Dennis. I hope you guys will teach me a thing or two – or two-hundred!

-- BookMan, Chattanooga

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#3 posted 04-11-2007 11:18 PM

Dennis, I checked out your website. I love your stuff! Hopefully, one day i can create such wonderful pieces. I like your creativity.

-- BookMan, Chattanooga

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#4 posted 04-12-2007 12:21 AM

Welcome. I’m looking forward to reading your posts.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#5 posted 04-12-2007 02:39 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks, im looking forward to seeing all those projects! theres lots of cool people here to learn from!

-- "What one can make with good tools is limited only by one's talent" (

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#6 posted 04-12-2007 06:10 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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#7 posted 04-12-2007 02:45 PM

Thanks guys. I feel welcome. I’m looking forward to being a participant in this community.

Lou, It’s great to see a young man who loves the smell of freshly cut wood as well as the sound of a tuba. I’m on old tuba player myself. I played tuba in HS and College (UGA – Go
Dawgs!), but didn’t start woodworking till late in life. Keep up the good work…and stay safe! (Tuba’s can be dangerous if you don’t use your safety equipment :-)

-- BookMan, Chattanooga

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#8 posted 04-12-2007 04:28 PM

Welcome to the group.

-- Mark

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#9 posted 04-13-2007 08:52 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#10 posted 04-13-2007 11:08 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#11 posted 05-12-2007 11:44 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks! Let’s see some woodworking.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#12 posted 05-22-2007 04:13 PM

Welcome back to LumberJocks. We all hope you come back and the stay. You have questions, we’ll answer them…You have answers, we’ll question them. Enjoy.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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