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Location: Blackwood
Website: @JBOO_27

I was attacked at an Eagles game and beaten almost to death with a beer bottle while trying to protect a group of kids that I was supervising. I was their designated driver. This maniac came over and decided that I would become the target for his rage. This was a completley unprevoked.

I lost three teeth, still testing the other four. I have a sever concusion. And I have been out of work for almost five months now.

I can't just sit around, I need to be doing something. I have never taken a shop class in my life. I don't have a garage. I have a 10x12 shed in my back yard. So I decided to clear it out and try some things.

I love chess. The very first thing I made was that maple chess board. And I loved it. So to this day, still out of work, I am making things out of wood.

And I am trying to do it with as much recyclecd material as possible, for some reason, it just makes sense to me.


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added project Reclaimed Red Oak Pallet Chess Board 419 days ago
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commented on Recycled Butchers Block For My Wife 495 days ago
added project Recycled Pallet Coffee Table 495 days ago
added project Twin Chess Boards Recycled 505 days ago
commented on Recycled Maple Mahogany Poplar Chess board 515 days ago
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added project Recycled Butchers Block For My Wife 516 days ago
added project Recycled Maple Mahogany Poplar Chess board 516 days ago
added project Red oak chess board 672 days ago
added project Maple chess board 672 days ago
signed up JBOO27's Profile 672 days ago

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#1 posted 672 days ago

Welcome to Ljs a world wide community were there are great people,super projects and great woodworkers.Enjoy!

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 671 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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#3 posted 671 days ago

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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#4 posted 670 days ago

Welcome aboard. Nice that you could join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#5 posted 516 days ago

Well, Jason, that’s a hell of a way to enter woodworking.
I’m glad you are still around to relay the story.
Good luck to you in your future woodworking endeavors, and welcome to Lumberjocks.
I wonder if the guys above me even read your introductory story.

I hope you have fun, heal fast and make woodworking a permanent part of your activities.

-- Having fun...Eric

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#6 posted 515 days ago

I’ve seen a lot of different LJ’s who are recovering from something or other. Woodworking can be very relaxing and fulfilling, especially when you’re trying to get your life back in order.

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

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