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Location: Connecticut
Website: http://www.etsy.com/shop/GourgonsWoods

I’m a retired furniture and cabinet maker with many years of woodworking experience under my belt. However; in recent years have turned my attention to the art of wand making. As you can see by the picture of Gaia’s Breath in my gallery I work with all natural woods scavenged from the forest floors here in Connecticut. I am also a writer, author, and do a lot of computer graphics, both for my own needs, and that of others. Also as so many other people my interests are so varied even at almost 70 years of age I still find a 24 hour day to be way too short to accomplish all the projects and goals I have set for myself.

I do a series of articles titled, “Exercising The Grey Matter” which delves into senior citizens keeping their brains active by learning new tasks, not simply going through that mundane same old day after day routine we all too often become comfortable with. Exercising the grey matter is simply a way to exercise our brains, as we would our muscles, and in doing so helps to ward off the early onset of Alzheimer’s, and other related diseases. So where’s this going you may be asking? Well go back to the part of me being almost 70 years old, and a 24 hour day being way to short, and I can guarantee I in no danger of slowing down. Oh and the weekly treks into the forests, and ravens looking for usable specimens helps with the muscles as well.

-- John Wills: http://www.etsy.com/shop/GourgonsWoods

Latest Activity

commented on Griffin End Table 294 days ago
commented on Voodoo Wand 295 days ago
added project Voodoo Wand 295 days ago
added blog entry Techniques #1: The Use Of Various Art Mediums In Woodworking 362 days ago
commented on Wiccan Wands 365 days ago
added project Wiccan Wands 365 days ago
added project Gaia's Breath - One of My Recent Wands 388 days ago
added blog entry Intorduction 390 days ago
added workshop Gourgon's Workshop 390 days ago
signed up Gourgon's Profile 390 days ago

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a1Jim

109181 posts in 2075 days


#1 posted 390 days ago

Welcome to Ljs a world wide community were there are great people,super projects and great woodworkers.Enjoy !
Because I often get asked questions by new members I’ve included the answers to the most( FAQ) along with my welcoming message to LJs.
You should know that posting questions or projects here (your profile page) will not get you very many responses’ just because it’s your profile page not part of a main forum. To post in a main forum read below.
Want to know how to post something?
See the drop-down box underneath my Lumberjocks in the upper right hand corner. Click on the arrow and select which type of posting you want to make (Project, Blog entry, Forum topic). This will take you to the appropriate page and you just fill in the form.
Sending Private messages(PMs) to other members
Click on the word” home” next to the profile picture of the member you want to contact ,then click on “send message”
http://lumberjocks.com/help/getting-started
Need help with posting or other questions ?
Contact:
Martin SojKa ( LJs founder)
http://lumberjocks.com/msojka
Ms DebbieP AKA Debbie Pribele (Ljs community manager)http://lumberjocks.com/MsDebbieP
Just for the record even though I have a large number of post I’m not involved with LJs management ,I’m just another member.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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surfin2

51278 posts in 1634 days


#2 posted 390 days ago

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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SPHinTampa

548 posts in 2183 days


#3 posted 390 days ago

welcome to lumberjocks … look forward to learning from your experience.

-- Shawn, I ask in order to learn

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cajunpen

14242 posts in 2564 days


#4 posted 389 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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SnowyRiver

51451 posts in 1978 days


#5 posted 382 days ago

Welcome aboard. It’s great that you could join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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