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Location: Poulsbo, Washington
Website: Messersmith Woodworks.com

I have been a woodworker for over 45 years. I am a retired Navy Submariner and have operated woodworking businesses in Hawaii, South Carolina, New Hampshire, Ohio and now Washington State. My woodworking business income is primarily from furniture repair and antique restoration but I also manufacture a line of furniture in many styles, toys, jewelry boxes, Windsor chairs ect.
My favorite woodworking projects are wood toys and my signature toy is the American style steam locomotive. That is why I call myself, Jupiter. The Jupiter is an American 4-4-0 locomotive that took part in the Golden Spike ceremony when the Central Pacific Railroad met up with the Northern Pacific Railroad at Promontory, Utah in 1869. I make miniature models of the Jupiter as one of my toys. I have recently changed web site hosts so my website may not be accessible right now but I hope to get it up and running soon.
I joined this forum because I am planning on building a Pennsylvania Spice Box and I discovered a blog recently by a member who is in the process of building one similar to what I will attempt. I just joined a few minutes ago and hope to learn a lot from the group.

-- Jupiter

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added blog entry My project goals for 2014 32 days ago
commented on Woodworking tool and machinery sale #2: Woodmaster Model 725 411 days ago
commented on Ladder Fire Truck 424 days ago
commented on Barney Olefield Speedster 424 days ago
replied on I am considering doing away with my INCRA TS fence, has anyone 480 days ago
replied on Incra TS Ls and a yet-to-be-purchased sawstop 480 days ago
replied on To SawStop or nay? 506 days ago
added blog entry Woodworking tool and machinery sale #2: Woodmaster Model 725 538 days ago
added blog entry Woodworking tool and machinery sale #1: Leigh FMT Jig with Router 538 days ago
replied on Downsizing my woodworking business: machines, tools and jigs for sale 540 days ago
replied on Downsizing my woodworking business: machines, tools and jigs for sale 540 days ago
started topic Downsizing my woodworking business: machines, tools and jigs for sale 540 days ago
added project Santa's Sleigh Trim 568 days ago
added project Ammunition Box 568 days ago
added project Chimicum Cafe Display 782 days ago

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a1Jim

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#1 posted 790 days ago

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

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Max

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#2 posted 790 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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SnowyRiver

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#3 posted 789 days ago

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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thedude50

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#4 posted 789 days ago

nice stuff you are most welcome id like to see more of your work and look forward to your blogs

-- when I am not on Lumberjocks I am on @ http://thisoldworkshop.com where we allow free speech

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#5 posted 789 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#6 posted 789 days ago

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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#7 posted 785 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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