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Location: Black Forest, Colorado

Black Forest is about 25 miles SouthEast of Colorado Springs. My wife Judy and I own a small horse ranch. If I'm not in the barn or working in my office, I can most always be found in the wood shop. After years of watch Norm on TV I decided to build my version of New Yankee Workshop. We're fortunate to have the space on our property, and the ability to construct a dedicated building.

My interest is furniture design and construction. And I've been at it for more years than I'd like to remember. Specialties include Arts & Crafts, Greene & Greene, Stickley, and some Shaker interpretations.

I look forward to sharing what I've learned and learning more from other members.

-- Bob

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#1 posted 09-25-2007 11:55 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks. Enjoy the community.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#2 posted 09-26-2007 12:28 AM

Welcome, Bob, from one newcomer to another. I hope you get as much out of LumberJocks as I am.

-- Res severa verum gaudium - True pleasure is a serious business.

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#3 posted 09-26-2007 12:29 AM

Welcome, I can only hope the jock name you chose indicates that you still have fingers left and not that your fingers have left you. :)

Enjoy the site.

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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#4 posted 09-26-2007 12:42 AM

Hi Guys,

Yep. I’ve got all my fingers left. But some close calls over the years, like many of us have had, I’m sure. Nickname comes from my wife. She’s told me that as long as I’ve got some fingers left after a project, how bad a woodworker could I be. Given the miles of wood I’ve cut, I’m either careful or just plain lucky.

I look forward to getting familiar with the site and reading some of the posts.

Thanks for the welcome.


-- Bob

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#5 posted 09-26-2007 01:23 AM

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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#6 posted 09-26-2007 02:29 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- Greg Mitchell--Lowell,

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#7 posted 09-26-2007 02:53 PM

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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#8 posted 09-27-2007 03:13 AM

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 soon moving to Virginia †

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#9 posted 09-27-2007 05:43 AM

Welcome to LJ. This is a great place and it sounds like you will fit right in. Enjoy

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#10 posted 09-29-2007 06:59 AM

Welcome to our woodworking community! Nice work.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#11 posted 09-19-2009 02:39 AM

Congratulations on your upcoming 2 year anniversary being a Lumber Jock.

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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