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16 posts in 2927 days

Location: Cambridge, Ma

Started woodworking in the 80's right after leaving the Navy.
I am originally from Western Mass but now live in Cambridge, with a shop in Wakefield, Ma.

Have been and still am a carpenter, cabinetmaker and everything in between.
I was lucky enough to learn most of my woodworking from antique reproduction makers and I have even built a few of my own.

Right now and in this economy I am building anything that will keep me alive!!!

-- J.G.Murphy

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commented on Mountain dulcimer with celtic theme 12-27-2009 12:56 AM
commented on Topamax Challenge Complete 12-26-2009 04:13 AM
commented on One of my favorite planes!!!! 12-26-2009 04:08 AM
commented on Butcher Block Tables #1: Just getting to the finish Line 12-26-2009 04:05 AM
commented on A bit of She-oak, add some brass and ... 12-25-2009 05:55 AM
commented on Completed just in time for Christmas! 12-25-2009 05:51 AM
commented on Night Stand 12-25-2009 05:45 AM
replied on Question for you finish guys 12-25-2009 05:38 AM
commented on Merry Christmas!!!!! 12-25-2009 05:34 AM
commented on Here's What Has Invaded My Shop #2: Completing the Face Frame and Carcass 12-25-2009 05:18 AM
commented on Butcher Block Tables #1: Just getting to the finish Line 12-25-2009 05:16 AM
commented on Butcher Block Tables #1: Just getting to the finish Line 12-25-2009 05:14 AM
commented on Router Table #4: cabinet frame started 12-25-2009 05:09 AM
commented on Not really woodworking 12-25-2009 04:32 AM
added blog entry Butcher Block Tables #1: Just getting to the finish Line 12-25-2009 04:27 AM

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#1 posted 12-11-2009 02:59 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks. The projects are an inspiration, the information is priceless and the people are supportive. The only problem is, the site can get addictive.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#2 posted 12-11-2009 03:39 AM

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#3 posted 12-11-2009 03:53 AM


You will find 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,

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Joe or Murph

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#4 posted 12-11-2009 03:58 AM

Thanks for the warm welcome guys, looking forward to getting to know this site and the members.

-- J.G.Murphy

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#5 posted 12-11-2009 04:09 AM

Hello Joe,

Let me welcome you 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

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#6 posted 12-11-2009 04:27 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#7 posted 12-11-2009 05:24 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 look forward to seeing your projects and posts.

To get the most feedback on your projects, it’s best only post 1 or 2 at a time. This way you will get feedback over several days and from a wide variety of members.

Please enjoy your membership.

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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#8 posted 12-11-2009 08:01 AM

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

-- Custom furniture

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#9 posted 12-11-2009 01:25 PM

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

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#10 posted 12-11-2009 01:31 PM

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

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#11 posted 12-11-2009 07:09 PM

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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Mike Pientka

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#12 posted 12-12-2009 11:52 PM

Welcome aboard !

-- Engineer by day, Woodworker by night, Original Approach LLC, Windsor CO,

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#13 posted 12-14-2009 06:59 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!


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

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#14 posted 12-21-2009 07:50 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 soon moving to Virginia †

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#15 posted 12-04-2010 08:07 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 D. Stoughton, WI

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