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#1 posted 02-06-2007 02:40 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks, Randy.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#2 posted 02-06-2007 08:23 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks, We have pro’s here and wannabees. We have rustic and stuff that didn’t start out to be rustic but might be now. And, some beautiful (Not saying that rustic is not beautiful) furniture pieces.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#3 posted 02-28-2007 10:28 PM

It’s good to see someone else from KY participating. Where is Morning View exactly?

-- JP, Shelbyville, KY

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#4 posted 03-01-2007 04:02 AM


Morning View is in Kenton County, about 25 miles south of Cincinnati, Ohio.
I live in a Sears Kit Home (circa 1928) at an old hunting and fishing club located along the Licking River, which runs into the Ohio River. I’m surrounded by hundreds of acres of primitive river bottom woods, fields and streams.

-- 温故知新

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#5 posted 03-01-2007 08:04 PM

Welcome Aboard Randy. Sounds like a great place to live. Do you harvest your own timber?

-- Bill, Turlock California,

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#6 posted 03-02-2007 12:41 AM

Hello Bill:

I mainly collect my own rustic materials such as twigs, roots, vines, and bark.
I use mostly reclaimed materials such as barnwood, used bourbon barrels, and old furniture pieces. I buy some mill scraps from a local artisan sawmill.

I make or blend all of my own finishes based upon traditional recipes and my own formulations. I was a Clinical Chemist, turned computer consultant and professional writer.

Rustic furniture making is an old tradition in my family.

-- 温故知新

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#7 posted 03-03-2007 07:03 AM

Welcome to the Shop

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#8 posted 03-03-2007 08:21 AM

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#9 posted 05-13-2007 03:57 AM

Welcome. Come on in and visit for a while.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#10 posted 05-20-2007 05:47 AM

Welcome back to LumberJocks. We all hope you enjoyed your stay. You have questions, we’ll answer them…You have answers, we’ll question them. We would enjoy your return trip….

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

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Dan'um Style

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#11 posted 08-23-2007 11:14 PM

Welcome to lj’s … been looking for you to post a project or two

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#12 posted 11-01-2008 11:12 PM

Just found your site. Love your projects. The bark ones are great. First time I’ve seen bark put to such good work. Love the canes! All your work is very creative. Thanks for the view.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#13 posted 02-08-2009 04:58 AM

Congratulations on your recent 2 year anniversary at Lumber Jocks!

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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#14 posted 09-26-2009 01:13 AM

Do you know of any kind of finish that you can put on wood that would compair to a Urushi finish and how would you go about apply it. I am looking for something that has the same kind of look .

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#15 posted 01-30-2010 02:36 AM

Congratulations on your upcoming 3rd anniversary at Lumber Jocks. Thanks for helping make LJ a great place to visit and happy anniversary!

Btw: You are the 1st person that I sent an anniversary note to. I just realize that it’s been a year since I started reminding regular posters in LJ of the impending anniversary.

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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