LumberJocks

Hippockets

  • Advertise with us
View Hippockets's:homeworkshopprojects (0)blog (0)reviews (0)forum topics (6)buddies (0)favorites (492)activity logWatch
Hippockets

Buddies

None so far

89 posts in 1854 days

Location: Glen Burnie MD
Website:

I am now 3/12/10 in the process of moving and hope to have my work shop up and running 6/30/10. It has been in storage or unavailable for 8+ years as my wife and I were running a printing business. The economy ended that and now with a move we hope to be able to sit back and enjoy life, a lot poorer in money but wiser in life. Thanks to my grandmother I am a "glass half full" type person. I used to be a type 'A" person but years have altered that trait, thank goodness.
I look forward to being a project contributor as I am already addicted to the site.
P.S. My grandfather was a master carpenter. That is where I was injected with the sap serum about 55 years ago.
The workshop was moved into a friends almost empty shop in June 2010 and is now being arranged to be able to work in it. The hot summer put a drag on getting the shop in order. However, it is ready now, Sept 2010.
Here is to making sawdust oh and projects too. First project is going to be abandsaw box for my grand daughter to be "The tooth fairy box"
Another change happened when we moved in a senior citizen home. Luckily it was brand new and had 55 apartments. Most older than me and all older than my wife Sandy (me 69 Sandy 62)
I have started a little wood craft shop. Our first project is to build hand held race cars for a local charity for kids. We built 27 of them with a goal of 75.
The spring project will be to build birdhouses for our complex.

-- Bruce, Arnold MD bjordan443@aol.com

Latest Activity | view all »

commented on 44 cutting boards 12-08-2014 01:51 AM
commented on Baby is here! 08-28-2014 03:57 AM
commented on Live edge e-center. From log to lumber 08-28-2014 03:42 AM
commented on Mission Mantle Clock 06-27-2014 01:13 AM
commented on First cutting boards, w/ questions 06-06-2014 03:49 AM
commented on Cheese Boards #3 05-23-2014 02:46 AM
commented on library 01-05-2014 09:30 PM
commented on Pig Cutting Board 12-02-2013 12:08 AM
commented on Mantel clock 10-21-2013 12:28 AM
started topic Powermatic 66 Won't start 05-15-2013 03:01 AM
commented on Bass scroll saw projects 04-17-2013 03:21 AM
commented on 1950s Craftsman "100" Refurb 04-15-2013 08:26 PM
replied on Powermatic 66 won't run after storage 04-08-2013 12:15 AM
started topic Powermatic 66 won't run after storage 04-06-2013 05:32 PM
commented on Hanukia 01-17-2013 01:19 AM

Latest Projects

None so far

Latest Blog Entries

None so far


Grab widget

13 comments so far

View Bigdogs117's profile

Bigdogs117

1863 posts in 2368 days


#1 posted 11-23-2009 05:16 AM

Welcome to the shop. I look forward to seeing your projects and I hope you enjoy the site. There is alot of good information available from both professionals and amateurs who are willing to share their craft. God Bless!

-- Rusty

View a1Jim's profile

a1Jim

112862 posts in 2324 days


#2 posted 11-23-2009 06:24 AM

Welcome to LJs a place were there are great people super projects and outstanding woodworkers. Enjoy

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

View Max's profile

Max

55978 posts in 3020 days


#3 posted 11-23-2009 06:27 AM

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

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

View Bureaucrat's profile

Bureaucrat

18329 posts in 2399 days


#4 posted 11-23-2009 07:07 AM

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.

-- Gary

View Scott Bryan's profile

Scott Bryan

27251 posts in 2569 days


#5 posted 11-23-2009 01:04 PM

Hello Hippockets,

Let me welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find being a member of this group to be an interesting, as well as exciting, experience. Have fun and enjoy.

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

View SnowyRiver's profile

SnowyRiver

51450 posts in 2227 days


#6 posted 11-23-2009 04:13 PM

Welcome aboard. Nice to have you join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

View woodworm's profile

woodworm

14134 posts in 2337 days


#7 posted 11-24-2009 02:35 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

View cabinetmaster's profile

cabinetmaster

10874 posts in 2305 days


#8 posted 11-24-2009 02:35 AM

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

View Karson's profile

Karson

34912 posts in 3147 days


#9 posted 12-03-2009 07:23 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 karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

View Alonso's profile

Alonso

946 posts in 1985 days


#10 posted 12-03-2009 07:42 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks!

Alonso

-- The things I make may be for others, but how I make them is for me.

View Splinterman's profile

Splinterman

23057 posts in 2108 days


#11 posted 12-03-2009 10:23 AM

WELCOME to LJ’s ….the best place to enhance your woodworking skills and knowledge.

View dbray45's profile

dbray45

2617 posts in 1523 days


#12 posted 10-20-2010 09:25 PM

Spent a lot of time in your neck of the woods for the last 30 years, beautiful area.
Its a shame Annapolis Lumber went of business a few years ago. From what I heared they supplied the likes of Trumpy and other boat builders for 100+ years and when they went out, they had lumber that was tucked away in some of the corners that was incredable. The area around Arnold has a few old boat yards that could yeild space, tools, and interesting finds. Might find some interesting lumber to reclaim in your area as well.

-- David in Damascus, MD

View Bureaucrat's profile

Bureaucrat

18329 posts in 2399 days


#13 posted 11-20-2010 01:09 AM

Imagine that! A year has almost gone by since you became a Lumber Jock. Congratulations on your anniversary! I look forward to your posts.

-- Gary

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