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Location: Indiana

I am 37 and enjoy woodworking when I have time. Seems with two kids in baseball / softball, time gets a little scarce. Me and my wonderful wife are huge baseball fans! I enjoy sawing logs on my Woodmizer and hanging out with my friends over at The Woodwhisperer. Go CUBS! and TINCAPS (single A ball)

-- Jeff, Indiana

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#1 posted 2685 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks JJ

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

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#2 posted 2685 days ago

Welcome. Hope to see some posts soon. Perhaps some photos of your shop as well.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#3 posted 2685 days ago

Hey Jeff,
What part of Indiana do you live in? How was the Marc Adams school? I’ve been thinking about taking a class at Kelly Mehler’s school in Berea, KY.

-- JP, Shelbyville, KY

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#4 posted 2685 days ago

Hey JP,

I am in the extreme NE corner of Indiana. From my house in Indiana, you can actually drive southeast and go to Michigan! As far as the Marc Adams School, there is nothing bad about that place. If you get a chance, go there, you won’t be disappointed I guarantee it!

Have a great weekend.

-- Jeff, Indiana

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#5 posted 2684 days ago

Welcome to LJ. I might come knocking on your door as I travel Montana to Ohio. I do some work out there on a regular occasion and I travel I90 often.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#6 posted 2684 days ago

Welcome, I am new here myself.



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#7 posted 2635 days ago

Welcome aboard and enjoy the company!

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#8 posted 2611 days ago

Welcome back to the best place in town (from a fellow Hoosier)…LumberJocks web site! Comeback and enjoy some woodworking fun.

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

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#9 posted 2353 days ago

Thanks for the welcome. I love seeing more woodworkers from Indiana. I’m a transplant from South Dakota, but grew up on a farm in Iowa. So I feel like I’m home. We get to Fort Wayne fairly often, my stepsons love the skatepark so we usually try to hit it once a month during the summer. I hope it’s okay if I make you one of my buddies!

Take care!

-- Teri, Kokomo, IN

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#10 posted 2352 days ago

No problem on the buddy thing. I was going to tell you that I teach handcut dovetails and plane making at Woodcraft in Fort Wayne in case you ever have the desire. Also there is this thing on March 15th here in Fort Wayne called “woodfest”. It is a big woodworking type demostration and usually attracts about 300 people total. I have been asked to give a 75 minute presentation on that. If you go to and search for the Fort Wayne Store’s webpage, it will be under “demos” and you can read about it. Hope you can make it sometime!


-- Jeff, Indiana

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#11 posted 2296 days ago

very beautiful chair congratulation

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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#12 posted 2249 days ago

This is a great site. I ts funny I haven’t spotted you before now. I also have a Wood-Mizer and cant pass up a chance to connect with another Sawyer.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service

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#13 posted 2225 days ago

I’m with you! my mom, dad, siblings, cousins, and friends are all sick and tired of me talking about woodworking and always get mad when i do in excess. i just can’t stop though!

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#14 posted 2119 days ago

Hey Jeff,
Nice to see other Jocks in my area. I’m in Jackson, MI (just north of you) I know what you mean about your wife thinking you’re are little sick!

-- Measure once; Cut Twice, Three Times, Four Times...

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#15 posted 1956 days ago

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

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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