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Location: Waco, TX (For the time being)
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I am a 25 year old (26 in July) who has been around woodworking my entire life(my father is a woodworker and has built 98%of the furniture in the house, and makes custom baseball bats in his spare time), but avoided it at all cost until about three years ago..... That's when I caught the fever/plague/addiction/whatever you want to call it of woodworking. I truly started out of necessity, in college I was living with some guys and our coffee table randomly broke and could not be fixed. So with a corded drill, circular saw, $15 of 2X4's and rough pine fence, screws, and stain I built a new one that was sturdy, durable, and effective. Since then I have added a lot more tools to my collection, built a variety of things(from work benches, cabinets, shop accessories, ect.) and have worked for remodeling/cabinet companies gaining experience. After getting out of school in December I decided to go the most economic route and move in with my parents, so I could save up enough money to purchase a decent amount of land and build my own house(not to mention my father has an amazing shop, and tools, so mine are all in storage). In order to make money I have two jobs, my primary source of income comes from a hardwood company here in Waco, where I do a wide variety of things(run the planer, straight line rip, fill orders, take orders), and my second job is a custom furniture company which I own and am rebuilding my business in Waco steadily(plus the discount on hardwoods, plywoods, and hardware really helps boost my profits). All in all I am a younger guy still honing my craft and am lucky enough to have jobs that I love and am passionate about, and did I mention I am able to work with wood all day long and get paid for it?

-- Curtis, Texas Woodworker and wood lover.

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added project Master Bathroom 634 days ago
added project Not just another end grain cutting board.... 667 days ago
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added project Rustic Bed and Night Stands 755 days ago
started topic Favorite Wood Species 755 days ago
added project My First Shop(RIP) 755 days ago
signed up Curtis S.'s Profile 755 days ago

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Max

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#1 posted 755 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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a1Jim

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#2 posted 755 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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HallTree

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#3 posted 755 days ago

Welcome Curtis. 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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SnowyRiver

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#4 posted 755 days ago

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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surfin2

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#5 posted 755 days ago

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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Bob817

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#6 posted 754 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s Curtis you’ll find this to be a great web site with alot of very talented and interesting people. Good Luck ~Bob~

-- ~ Bob ~ Newton, N.H.

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ExecutiveHealth

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#7 posted 453 days ago

Beautiful board! would like to order one.

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