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42 posts in 2461 days

Location: Urbana, IL

I first got experience in the construction industry when I was a teenager and have always loved designing and making things. The design is as satisfying as building the project to me.

I went from helping other carpenters build houses when I was 17-22, to doing my own 5 room addition a few years back; my projects have become smaller as my woodworking skills develop.

I am somewhat of a "jack of all trades" type of guy, who likes to tinker with all aspects of construction, but I definetly feel like I am in my element in my shop making saw dust, especially early on weekend mornings. Most of my projects have been made from two trees: a large black walnut and a cherry tree.

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replied on White Oak versus Red Oak 1040 days ago
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commented on Maple and Zebrawood Desk 1249 days ago
added project The Ranger Barn 1249 days ago
added project More end grain cutting boards 1249 days ago
added project Corn Hole Boxes! 1249 days ago
added project Chess Board with removable frame 1249 days ago
commented on red oak kitchen 1249 days ago
commented on red oak kitchen 1249 days ago
replied on outdoor cedar project. what kind of finish should I use? 1249 days ago

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#1 posted 2461 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- Greg Mitchell--Lowell,

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#2 posted 2460 days ago

Wahoo! Welcome to LJ, you just joined the best woodworking club around!

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#3 posted 2460 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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#4 posted 2460 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s (Enjoy)
God bless

-- Gene, a Christian in Virginia

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#5 posted 2460 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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#6 posted 2459 days ago

Thank you gentlemen for your welcoming comments. I need to spend a little time on how to use this great forum and get a picture etc. I am getting excited about my end grain cutting board project. The planning and design stage is as satisfying to me as making something.


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#7 posted 2459 days ago

Hey! Welcome to LJ! Enjoy!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#8 posted 2459 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks. Enjoy the community.

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

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#9 posted 2458 days ago

We’re glad your here! Welcome!

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

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#10 posted 1735 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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#11 posted 1734 days ago

Congratulations on your Anniversary. Hope you have many more on LumberJocks. We appreciate your posts and projects.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#12 posted 1371 days ago

Well, another year has rolled by. It must have been a really fun year because it seems like yesterday when I congratulated you on being a LJ for 2 years. Congratulations on your 3rd anniversary at Lumber Jocks. Thanks for helping make LJ a great place to visit and happy anniversary!

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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