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Location: Grand Junction, Colo
Website: http://www.etsy.com/shop/BorgsWood

"Hand Made Wooden Mugs, Steins, Goblets and Bowls"
Come by and check out our Etsy shop http://www.etsy.com/shop/BorgsWood
Or you can see more of my work at www.facebook.com/BorgsWood

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#1 posted 917 days ago

Welcome to Ljs a world wide community were there are great people,super projects and great woodworkers.Enjoy

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 917 days ago

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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#3 posted 917 days ago

Welcome. You have found the right place for woodworking. A great group of people willing to help. Looking forward to see your projects and comments. Work safe in the shop and don’t forget to use pushsticks.

-- "Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life" Solomon

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#4 posted 917 days ago

Thanks all for the welcome. Looking forward to sharing what looks like a lot of good info. I hope I can contribute as well.
Again Thanks
Mike

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#5 posted 917 days ago

Hi, thanks for the nice compliment and welcome. I am in Grand Junction a lot , next time I am headed over the mountains maybe we can get together for coffee (or a beer) and talk about turning! Jen

-- Jen ~ Happiness is being covered in sawdust.

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#6 posted 917 days ago

Jen, Come on over any time

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#7 posted 917 days ago

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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#8 posted 917 days ago

Welcome aboard. Nice that you could join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#9 posted 917 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#10 posted 900 days ago

welcome to LJ’s. you’ve got some nice projects goin on there, and I’m sure many more to follow. work/play safe. keep makin dust

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#11 posted 899 days ago

Thanks Roger and there will be many more to come.

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#12 posted 853 days ago

Borgmc1, you are indeed an artist. When I was researching food safe finishes for my mugs I saw a food safe epoxy on the net but it was a heat activated product and I didn’t have any experience with that type of epoxy. What epoxy do you use on your mugs and steins?

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#13 posted 853 days ago

Luv2learn,
Thanks for the artist comment.
I’m using a product call Brewcoat It is designed to line the inside of beer vats. It is FDA approved for potable water, and is food safe. You can find info about it on the web at http://www.sscoatings.net/brewcoat.htm
I purchased a gallon kit over a year ago and have made many mugs and still have more than half left. But I mix it up 1 tablespoon at a time.

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#14 posted 853 days ago

There is one really nice thing about the Brewcoat. It is not hazardous material so you dont have to pay an arm and leg to ship it. I ordered one product that needed to be heated to set and the shipping was more than the product. Not doing that again. not to mention that the smell of hot epoxy in the house was almost more than I could stand (heated it in the kitchen stove).

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#15 posted 847 days ago

Borgmc1,
Thanks for the brewcoat link. I am doing some experimenting building barrel stave style mugs. I was using salad bowel finish on them but I think I will give Brewcoat a try. I think you should do a blog on one of your mug or stein creations :).

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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