LumberJocks

GaryK

  • Advertise with us
View GaryK's:homeworkshopprojects (73)blog (131)reviews (25)forum topics (32)buddies (15)favorites (6)activity logWatch

10262 posts in 2489 days

Location: East TX
Website:

Just moved to Texas about 2006 from So, California.
Built a 1000 sqft workshop since I was tired of working in a 2 car garage. I build furniture mostly.

I am self taught starting about 1990. I tend to never make anything more than once (unless it comes as a set). I really enjoy trying new things and experimenting.

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

Latest Activity | view all »

commented on Delta 22-580 13-Inch Benchtop Planer 362 days ago
commented on My Harpsichord complete 453 days ago
replied on Can Anyone Help? 476 days ago
replied on Can Anyone Help? 476 days ago
commented on Terry's Profile 483 days ago
replied on Off-topic content. Click to see the post. 483 days ago
commented on A Workbench for the shop 553 days ago
commented on Shuffleboard table for fun 590 days ago
commented on A case with a plane 593 days ago
added project A case with a plane 593 days ago
replied on Warp lumber 625 days ago
commented on Steel City 14" Granite Top Bandsaw 656 days ago
replied on Pearwood: Do I want it or not? 683 days ago
added blog entry Thought that you all might like to see some amazing woodwork! 786 days ago
added blog entry Breadbox Class #8: Finishing up 806 days ago

Latest Projects | view all 73 »

Latest Blog Entries | view all 131 »

Workshop | view details »


Grab widget

81 comments so far

View Max's profile

Max

55949 posts in 2774 days


#1 posted 2489 days ago

Glad to see that you have made Lumberjocks a part of your Woodworking experience… Welcome…

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

View WayneC's profile

WayneC

11996 posts in 2598 days


#2 posted 2489 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks. Enjoy the site.

P.S. have you gotten over the shock of moving to Texas?

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

View Karson's profile

Karson

34796 posts in 2902 days


#3 posted 2489 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks.

-- 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 †

View oscorner's profile

oscorner

4564 posts in 2812 days


#4 posted 2489 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks, the website for all woodworkers! Sounds like a nice shop.

-- Jesus is Lord!

View PanamaJack's profile

PanamaJack

4469 posts in 2578 days


#5 posted 2489 days ago

Welcome to the one and the only LumberJocks web site. We hope that you enjoy your stay each time here.

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

View Sawhorse's profile

Sawhorse

281 posts in 2941 days


#6 posted 2489 days ago

First off Welcome to Texas !!! At least you’re close to Tyler and some decent restaurants…and next Welcome to LumberJocks!

-- Sawhorse - Sulphur Springs, TX - www.sawhorseworkshop.com

View WaywardHoosier's profile

WaywardHoosier

80 posts in 2536 days


#7 posted 2488 days ago

Gary,

Your projects demonstrate serious craftmanship. I am impressed.

-- WaywardHoosier - Behind schedule and over budget, but who's counting? Well of course she is!

View David's profile

David

1970 posts in 2640 days


#8 posted 2487 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks. This is an awesome group of woodworkers that generously share thier talents and interest in woodworking. We are looking forward to your projects and input.

This is the premier member based woodworking site.

-- http://foldingrule.blogspot.com

View mot's profile

mot

4911 posts in 2537 days


#9 posted 2487 days ago

Hey Gary! I’ve commented on your projects, but never welcomed you to LJ! Welcome!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

View jockmike2's profile

jockmike2

10635 posts in 2748 days


#10 posted 2481 days ago

Welcome to LJs if you need anything just ask anyone. jockmike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

View Allison's profile

Allison

819 posts in 2300 days


#11 posted 2294 days ago

Amen to that one!!!(about the apple) Just checked out your work and quite honestly all I can think to say is WOW!! Just beautiful. And ya know, where does someone get wood like that mahagany you used for the dresser and headboard you made? I am serious, never really thought about it before, just curious. Allison

-- Allison, Northeastern Ca. Remember, Amateurs built the Ark. Professionals built the Titanic!

View John's profile

John

29 posts in 2285 days


#12 posted 2283 days ago

thanks for the ‘welcome aboard’ . been lurking fo a while finally decided to actually be a part of the group.

View designerboy's profile

designerboy

31 posts in 2284 days


#13 posted 2282 days ago

Hey GaryK,

Thanks for the message. I am quite inspired by your free-standing shop!
Love the bench by the way, I can only hope to emulate. Of course I have all the workbench books known to man. and am dead keen to get that moving after dust-collection in the new space. From what I’ve read I need to come to terms with the fact I will end up building a few benches over time, so to not try and solve everything on the first one! I am also impressed and interested at the variety (and skill) of your work. I will be peeking further into your little world a little deeper in the coming days….

-- My Fear is when i die, my wife will sell my tools for what I TOLD her they cost

View Eric's profile

Eric

873 posts in 2285 days


#14 posted 2282 days ago

Hey GaryK, thanks for swinging by and saying hi! This seems like a great community.

-- Eric at http://adventuresinwoodworking.com

View Festool4's profile

Festool4

78 posts in 2279 days


#15 posted 2277 days ago

Thanks for the warm welcome….

Frank

-- Festool4

showing 1 through 15 of 81 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase