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Location: Forrest City Arkansas
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I am a retired truck driver that built my own shop about 4 yrs ago after waiting almost 30 yrs to do so.

I started wood working as a young teenager taking classes in school as well as building several soap box derby cars. I also helped my dad finish out the basement of our house adding 2 bedrooms and a den.

Since I now have my own shop I have done a number of remodeling projects to my current house and have built several rooms in the house and added a covered porch to the front.

I have also built a number of cutting boards that I have sold and given as gifts, along with clocks and weather stations.

I am most proud of the 3 solid cherry cedar chests that I have built, one for my nephew as a wedding gift, one for my granddaughter as a graduation gift and the third I sold to pay for the other 2.

-- Gene Miller - it only took me 3 days 9 hours and 28 minutes to get that top flat!

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added blog entry Monogram End Grain Cutting Board #3: Finally Finished 183 days ago
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Todd Thomas

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#1 posted 1827 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks….It will be a great resource for you and your projects. There are a bunch of great people here willing to help……have fun….Looking forward to your projects and posts….. WARNING: Visiting LumberJocks has proven to be addictive.

-- Todd, Oak Ridge, TN, Hello my name is Todd and I'm a Toolholic, I bought my last tool 10 days, no 4 days, oh heck I bought a tool on the way here! †

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Gene47

74 posts in 1827 days


#2 posted 1827 days ago

Todd,

Thanks for the welcome. I hope to visit often.

-- Gene Miller - it only took me 3 days 9 hours and 28 minutes to get that top flat!

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Scott Bryan

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#3 posted 1827 days ago

Hello Gene,

Let me welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find being a member of this group to be both a rewarding and an inspirational part of your woodworking adventure.

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

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Max

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#4 posted 1827 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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cabinetmaster

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#5 posted 1827 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s. We are here to help you with your woodworking endeavors. Feel free to ask for advise. But Be aware…this site can be very addictive…………..LOL

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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gjd

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#6 posted 1827 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 love this site, I hope you will enjoy it too.

Look forward to seeing your projects and posts.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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Gene47

74 posts in 1827 days


#7 posted 1827 days ago

Greetings & Salutations,

Thank you for all the welcome comments and I know this is going to be a great community to belong to.

-- Gene Miller - it only took me 3 days 9 hours and 28 minutes to get that top flat!

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woodworm

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#8 posted 1827 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#9 posted 1827 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks – The best woodworking community anywhere!
I look forward to seeing your posts and projects.

Share the Love ~ Share the Knowledge

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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jim1953

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#10 posted 1827 days ago

Hay Welcome to LJs Its a Great Place

-- Jim, Kentucky

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ND2ELK

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#11 posted 1827 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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HallTree

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#12 posted 1827 days ago

Welcome Gene. You have found the right place for woodworking. A great group of people willing to help. Looking forward to see more of your projects and comments. Work safe in the shop and don’t forget to use pushsticks.

-- "Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life" Solomon

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Chris Davis

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#13 posted 1826 days ago

Welcome Gene. I’ve already meet you in person but wanted to welcome you to LJ’s. Looks like I’m a little behind. lol

-- Watch live video from our shop. http://wwbeds.com/live.htm

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wpreman

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#14 posted 1826 days ago

Welcome Gene, glad you’ve joined us!

-- Bill, Florida

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Karson

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#15 posted 1826 days ago

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 karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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