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Location: Florissant, Missouri
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I live in historic Florissant, Missouri. Florissant is in St.Louis County & on the Muddy Missouri River just upstream of the Mighty Mississippi River.

I've been interested in woodworking since I was about 15. I have too many hobbies & try to combine my hobbies to make interesting & useful projects.

And Please... If anyone has questions about how I may have done something or other... or about something that doesn't show in the photos or descriptions... feel free to send a message. I would be happy to share ideas with everyone!

-- Frank, Florissant, Missouri "The New Show-Me Woodshop"

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replied on I am a happy bunny I just discovered? well off topic though good 13 days ago
added project Baby Gate for the New Grand Daughter 73 days ago
added project Sue's New Red Oak Kitchen Table 73 days ago
added project Quilted Maple & Figured Walnut Pillar Clocks 73 days ago
commented on Harbor Freight / Central Machinery Oscillating Spindle Sander 298 days ago
commented on Golden Section Gauge / Fibonacci Gauge 331 days ago
added project Arts & Crafts Buffalo Mantle Clock 368 days ago
commented on Something from nothing. 390 days ago
added project Arts & Crafts Mantle Clock 394 days ago
commented on Folding Camp Table 426 days ago
commented on Toy Box 515 days ago
added project Layla's New Dresser / Changing Table 520 days ago
commented on Small Pine Chest 531 days ago
added project Cedar Vacation Album Box 531 days ago
added project Small Pine Chest 531 days ago

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GaryK

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#1 posted 2215 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks! Enjoy yourself.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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Max

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#2 posted 2215 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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Grumpy

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#3 posted 2215 days ago

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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rikkor

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#4 posted 2215 days ago

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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cajunpen

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#5 posted 2215 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks. Enjoy the community.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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Scott Bryan

27251 posts in 2327 days


#6 posted 2215 days ago

Hello FJPetruso,

Let me welcome you to LJs. I hope that you will find this to be a rewarding and exciting element of your woodworking journey.

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

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FJPetruso

291 posts in 2215 days


#7 posted 2215 days ago

Hello to all you fellow termites!

Thanks for the Welcome!

LJ is pretty cool… I see that some of you other members are insomniacs like me. Seems like the best time to get on the computer is at night so the wife doesn’t have to complain about the noise from the planer in the garage.

Do some of you members have the same problem as me?... Too Many Hobbies? I do try to keep the hobbies kind of related & have some of my projects compliment each other. I’ll post a few of my past projects that will give you an idea of the type of “stuff” I like to work on.

Thanks Again for the Welcome!

Frank
FJPetruso
Florissant, Missouri

-- Frank, Florissant, Missouri "The New Show-Me Woodshop"

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Karson

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#8 posted 2214 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks. Glad to have you aboard.

Lived in Florrisant when we moved to the St. Louis area in 1962. First baby, second baby then moved to Webster Groves.

Great to have you here.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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gene

2184 posts in 2389 days


#9 posted 2214 days ago

Welcome to the wonderful world of LJ’s (Enjoy) Come on in, The water’s fine, fine, fine. Happy, that you have chosen to join the family.
You can ask, show, teach, learn, and Share woodworking experiences.
There’s something here for anyone that likes working with wood.
Plus new friends
God bless

-- Gene, a Christian in Virginia

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ND2ELK

13495 posts in 2279 days


#10 posted 2214 days ago

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
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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clieb91

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#11 posted 2213 days ago

Frank, Welcome to LJ.
You have some really great projects. Can not wait to see more.
Got to love that older ingenuity and engineering ideas from history.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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Paul D

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#12 posted 2213 days ago

Welcome to LJs !! Glad you have joined us !!

-- Paul D - Lawrenceville, Georgia

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PanamaJack

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#13 posted 2213 days ago

We welcome you to the one and only LumberJocks. We hope that you enjoy your stay/visit each and every time you show up on our door step. If you should need any woodworking question answered, don’t hesitate to ask. Somebody’s gonna have a good answer for you.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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oldustyhat

9 posts in 2214 days


#14 posted 2210 days ago

Hows it going your candy cannon caught my eye. I’m also a re-enacter from Wis. A friend of mine has a candy cannon that he shoots of at cental WI events. I’m looking forward to seeing some of the stuff that you built for the re-enactments. I’ll be posting some of the stuff that I built for the events shortly, its all packed away right now but our first camp for the season is comming up pretty soon.

-- H&H Custom Wood Works

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gjd

18326 posts in 2157 days


#15 posted 1852 days ago

Congratulations! This coming week you will have been a Lumber Jock for 1 year! Thanks for your participation.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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