Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist

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Location: Louisiana

Like the old saying goes "it's not the destination... it’s the journey" However, I also feel that each destination reached is great because it means a new journey is now beginning...and this new journey will be even exciting and fun because of things I’ve learned and experienced during my last journey.

We all must start somewhere in our journey of doing what we love to do. My woodworking journey started when I was around 12 years old. I watched and hopefully helped my Dad, Uncle and Grand Papa build pirogues in the garage and became fascinated with tools and woodworking. I will never forget that feeling of the first time we paddled out into the marsh with that pirogue we built and how it just floated over the water..Oh yeah... My fascination has never stopped.
I strive to achieve a good balance between my individual artistic creativeness, flow, technique, design, originality and producing something that causes someone to realize that they just have to own it.

-- Each step of every Wood Art project I design and build is considered my masterpiece… because I want the finished product to reflect the quality and creativeness of my work

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#1 posted 05-05-2009 05:33 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#2 posted 05-05-2009 05:52 PM

“Welcome”…to… “L J’s”…Enjoy.

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#3 posted 05-05-2009 06:22 PM

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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#4 posted 05-05-2009 06:26 PM

It’s always great to communicate and associate with other woodworkers! I look forward to viewing the site more if ican pull myslef away from my addictive workshop..

-- Each step of every Wood Art project I design and build is considered my masterpiece… because I want the finished product to reflect the quality and creativeness of my work

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#5 posted 05-05-2009 06:47 PM

Hello Greg,

Let me welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find being a member of this group to be both a rewarding and an inspirational part of your woodworking adventure.

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

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#6 posted 05-05-2009 07:23 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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#7 posted 05-05-2009 07:45 PM

Welcome! I’m looking forward to seeing some of your projects. I already drooled over your shop photos. —- WOW!
“restorations on old yachts” That sounds interesting.


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#8 posted 05-05-2009 10:43 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks….This will be a great resource for you and your projects. There are a bunch of great people here willing to help……have fun….

I’m looking forward to your projects and posts…..

WARNING: Visiting LumberJocks has proven to be addictive.

-- Todd, Oak Ridge, TN, Hello my name is Todd and I'm a Toolholic, I bought my last tool 10 days, no 4 days, oh heck I bought a tool on the way here! †

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#9 posted 05-06-2009 12:46 AM

Welcome to LJ’s. We are here to help you with your woodworking endeavors. Feel free to ask for advise. But Be aware…this site can be very addictive…………LOL.

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

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#10 posted 05-06-2009 04:01 AM

Nice work! Welcome to Lumberjocks! Lots of friends with lots of talent!

I look forward to your projects and posts.

-- spanky46 -- Never enough clamps...Never enough tools...Never enough time.

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#11 posted 05-06-2009 04:37 AM

Welcome to Lumber Jocks! This is a great place to get – or give – advice about woodworking on the forums and the project posts are a wonderful source of new ideas. I love this site, I hope you will enjoy it too.

Look forward to seeing more of your projects and posts.

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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Don K.

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#12 posted 05-06-2009 07:53 AM

Welcome to LumberJock’s, a great place with great people. You will not find a more helpful,friendly place on the web.

-- Don S.E. OK

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#13 posted 05-07-2009 03:55 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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#14 posted 05-10-2009 06:17 PM

Definitely a fancy router table. I know you will get a lot of good use with it. I have a stock Jessem router table and seeing your table motivates me to build a cabinet style. Is that a Bosch 2.25 h.p.. router you are using? The Bosch always seems to get great ratings.
Keep up the great work

—I wood not know what I wood do without wood!

Thanks a lot LJ’s! I have gotten a lot of use from it already. Actually Greg, the router I have is the 2hp. It doesn’t have the speed control, but I plan to add one myself soon, I hope.

-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.

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#15 posted 05-25-2009 07:10 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. Southern Delaware †

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