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Location: Charles Town, WV
Website: www.3gwoodworkingcom

Its an old family curse, going back over 3 generations. I learned woodworking from my Grandfather. I grew up spending hours in my GrandDad's shop, he owned a furniture store in a little town in N.D. refinishing antiques and building his own designs. While in the non-woodworking rest of the world, I could always feel the pull of the sawdust and would dabble here and there. Now as I grow a little older and wiser, I am starting to plan out where I want to be in a few years. My goal is to build up my shop with the tools I will need to start up a custom shop up. I am slowly adding tools as I can afford them and . I have completed a couple of commissions already for some friends and have taken on some repair and refinishing work.

I now have infected others in my family, my brother Adrian (lazyfiremaninTN) and his wife (Pinkhandcuffgirl, BTW she is in law enforcement) and last but certainly not least, tennesseefan (Adrian's son)

I look forward to the day when I can move back to TN and set up shop with my brother. As soon as the housing market improves in my area, I'm on my way.

-- Greg - Charles Town, WV

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Bill

2579 posts in 2760 days


#1 posted 2684 days ago

Welcome Aboard Greg. We are looking forward to seeing some of your work.

-- Bill, Turlock California, http://www.brookswoodworks.com

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MsDebbieP

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#2 posted 2684 days ago

Another amazing life journey.
Looking forward to seeing your creations.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Max

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#3 posted 2684 days ago

Glad that you have made us a part of your woodworking experience… Welcome…

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

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Karson

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#4 posted 2684 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 †

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Greg3G

815 posts in 2684 days


#5 posted 2683 days ago

Thanks for the warm welcome….its been a long road back to the woodshop and you have made me feel welcome. I hope I can add a touch of my opinon, a bit of humor and host of “done that” when people bring up their mistakes. They are the best learning tool most times. Shoot for the moon, even if you miss, you’ll be in the company of stars.

-- Greg - Charles Town, WV

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Matt

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#6 posted 2683 days ago

Welcome to LJ. Your first posted project is really beautiful, looking forward to many more. My family and friends also expect a much bigger discount on the occassional commission, I always have to remind them that any larger of a commission and I’ld have to sell my tools to pay for their projects.

-- Straight grains & sharp blades

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rentman

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#7 posted 2683 days ago

welcome,hope you enjoy

-- Phil, Chattanooga,TN

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oscorner

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#8 posted 2631 days ago

Welcome. Come on in and visit for a while. Love your work.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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PanamaJack

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#9 posted 2608 days ago

Welcome to the best place on the net….LumberJocks website! Enjoy your time here.

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

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David

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#10 posted 2608 days ago

Greg -

Welcome to LumberJocks! Looking forward to your projects and input.

-- http://foldingrule.blogspot.com

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#11 posted 2395 days ago

Thanks Greg, & a HAPPY NEW YEAR to you, & your family.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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gjd

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#12 posted 1959 days ago

Happy Anniversary! This coming week you will have been a Lumber Jock for 2 years. Thanks for your participation.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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mynoblebear

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#13 posted 1689 days ago

Welcome 995 days ago!!.

You will find Lumberjocks.com to be helpful, informative, supportive, and inspiring.

I bring A long list of experience creating, Furniture, Custom Furniture, Chairs, Occasional Chair, Dining Chair, Upholstered Rocking Chair, Wood Seat Rocker, Wood Seat Rocking Chair, Custom Rocker, Handcrafted Rocker, Personalized Rocker, Tables, Coffee Table, End Table, Side Table, Accent Table, Dining Table, Entry Table, Bistro Table, Bar Stool, Stools, and the list goes on.

I will keep an eye out and try to help you when I can as my time is limited. I check my In box on a regular basis and I will respond as soon as time allows.

-- Best Regards With Personalized Rocking Chairs And Furniture On My Mind, http://mynoblebear.com

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gjd

18326 posts in 2251 days


#14 posted 1596 days ago

Well, another year has rolled by. It must have been a fun year because it seems like yesterday when I congratulated you on be a LJ for 2 years. Congratulations on your 3rd anniversary at Lumber Jocks. Thanks for helping make LJ a great place to visit and happy anniversary!

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

11908 posts in 1756 days


#15 posted 1585 days ago

Wow,
Over 3 Years as an LJ… gotta say, that is very impressive… Congrats on your third anniversary…

Wisty
PS: I look forward to the day I reach this unique milestone…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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