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Location: Vancouver B.C., Canada

For ten years i slogged away at jobs i hated always wondering if this was all i would amount to? All those years in my spare time i was building things out of wood. I was blind to my passion until my wife gave me a kick in the pants one day and asked me point blank ("so what do you really want to do for a living?) we discussed the topic for a while and it kept coming up-Woodworking was something i loved to do why not do it for a living? So i signed up for the E.L.T.T. course at B.C.I.T. and i havn't looked back since. I was lucky enough to find a great company and a boss that isn't really a boss. Ornamentum Furniture is an up and coming manufacturer of contemporary fruniture and millwork. We recently opened a gallery in yaletown(Vancouver, Canada) which showcases our furniture and other Canadian artists in an effort to promote canadian design.

-- Jono, Vancouver,

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#1 posted 2345 days ago

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 †

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#2 posted 2345 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 2345 days ago

Welcome to Lumber Jocks – hope you enjoy the experience.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#4 posted 2344 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s (Enjoy)
God bless

-- Gene, a Christian in Virginia

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#5 posted 2343 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- Greg Mitchell--Lowell,

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#6 posted 2343 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks ! Glad to see that you’ve joined us.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#7 posted 2343 days ago

Welcome, Jono! It’s great to have you here.

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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#8 posted 2342 days ago

Welcome to the site, I look forward to seeing your projects and workshop!

-- Branden - Sacramento, California -

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#9 posted 2341 days ago

We welcome you to the one and the only LumberJocks. We hope that you enjoy your stay/visit each and every time you show up on our door step. If you should need any woodworking question answered, don’t hesitate to ask. Somebody’s gonna have a good answer for you.

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

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#10 posted 2341 days ago

I didn’t formally throw out the welcome mat for you but have really been enjoying your projects. I clearly identify with your style and look forward to more postings.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#11 posted 2340 days ago

You are fortunate to make your living doing something you are passionate about. I envy you. I love the design and execution.

-- If you think healthcare is expensive now, wait until it's free! PJ O'Rourke

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#12 posted 2235 days ago

Good to see another Lowermainlander, great work Jono.

-- Cheers

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#13 posted 2235 days ago

Good to see another Lowermainlander, great work Jono.

-- Cheers

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#14 posted 1797 days ago

You’re a fine craftsman, may I ask where you get your design cues from, I’m getting a mid-century/ Scandinavian mod feel… or am I just seeing what I want to see?

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#15 posted 1618 days ago

Congratulations on your upcoming 2 year anniversary being a Lumber Jock. Thanks for your posts and participation.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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