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Location: Iowa, USA
Website: www.bluesagehues.com

Though I do have a bit of stain in the cabinet, I rarely use it. My montra is, if you want a different color of wood, buy a different color of wood! Trying to make Red Oak look like Walnut is crazy.

My start was when I was very small. My grandfather, Howard Ruble, owned and operated Ruble Clocks here in Iowa. He built grandfather clocks for many years and I grew up with the comfort-smell of Walnut dust in my nose!

My style is somewhere Arts & Crafts with a healthy dose of contemporary art. Perhaps even a dash of Art Nouveau. Friends have suggested the term "Neo Craftsman".

If you're wondering, I love the idea of the phrase Herman Melville put into Captain Ahab's litany; "I shant be swerved".

-- Dave www.bluesagehues.com

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CaptainAhab

214 posts in 1299 days


#1 posted 1299 days ago

/photo.php?pid=30267070&id=1391163313&ref=fbx_album(Livingroom table)!

-- Dave www.bluesagehues.com

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Max

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#2 posted 1299 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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CaptainAhab

214 posts in 1299 days


#3 posted 1299 days ago

-- Dave www.bluesagehues.com

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CaptainAhab

214 posts in 1299 days


#4 posted 1299 days ago

This is in Black Walnut, Black Cherry, Am. Holly and E. Red Cedar liner. BTW…how the && do you create a project gallery!?

-- Dave www.bluesagehues.com

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a1Jim

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#5 posted 1299 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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gjd

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#6 posted 1299 days ago

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 look forward to seeing your projects and posts.

Please enjoy your membership

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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DAWG

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#7 posted 1299 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks I hope you enjoy this site as much as I do, I’m sure you will.

About adding Projects: Go to your homepage and above your picture it say’s add new project; just follow instructions from there.

-- Luke 23: 42-43

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Splinterman

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#8 posted 1299 days ago

“WELCOME to LJ’s” ….Enjoy the experience.

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mcoyfrog

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#9 posted 1299 days ago

Welcome, You will love it here….

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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terrilynne

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#10 posted 1299 days ago

Welcome.!You.are.very.creative.

-- Terri, Rocky Mountain High Colorado!

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ScottnKY

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#11 posted 1299 days ago

You are a great talent.

Checked out your website…nice job….don’t see how you can sell your cabinet handles so cheap, those are sweet.

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MOJOE

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#12 posted 1298 days ago

Whatever your style is called, I dig it!!!! Welcome aboard captain

-- Measuring twice and cutting once only works if you read the tape correctly!

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rozzi

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#13 posted 1298 days ago

Welcome to Lumber Jocks. You will enjoy it and we will enjoy more of your projects.

-- Duane, Iowa

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TJ65

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#14 posted 1298 days ago

Welcome to LJs.
Your work is fantastic, always thinking a little outside the box. I love it.

-- Theresa, https://sites.google.com/site/tmj65treasure/

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TreeBones

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#15 posted 1298 days ago

This is a great site. It’s good to see your work. I’ll be looking for more.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service http://westcoastlands.net/Sawmill.html http://westcoastlands.net/SawBucks2/phpBB3 http://www.portablesawmill.info

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