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Location: Renton, WA
Website: www.chris-crafts.com

Spent most of my adult life as a Sales Executive. I hawked cell phones to The Army & Navy up and down the West Coast. Then a few years ago my hips blew up and I found my lifestyle a bit less active. Attempts at returning to my former life failed and I found myself with way to much time and not enough to do. Then one day my boys got all excited about their Cub Scout Pine Wood Derby, next thing ya know I am buying a Shopsmith! LOL The rest is Dust & Shavings!

Now I am making an attempt at starting a small craft woodworking business. It is very challenging and there are quite a few obstacles. But at the end of the day it keeps me off the couch. The added bonus is that when I am in the shop I am pretty much pain free. My stamina isn't what I wish it was but I am muddling through.

-- Chris, Washington The State! http://www.chris-crafts.com

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surfin2

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#1 posted 1191 days ago

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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#2 posted 1191 days ago

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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Splinterman

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#3 posted 1190 days ago

“WELCOME to LJ’s.”

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Max

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#4 posted 1190 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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stockmaker

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#5 posted 1187 days ago

Welcome, Happy building.

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#6 posted 1186 days ago

welcome to Lumberjocks.

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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