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Location: Glen Spey, NY
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I am a self-taught woodworker with about 15 years of practice, since about the age of 8 years old. I am waiting to go active duty with the US Navy in the Nuclear Field next year (March 2014). I am currently a carpenter for a summer camp in New York.

My woodworking at home is limited to the tools I collected while growing up, and I typically only build things as needed for my parent's house. Aside from woodworking, I am also a jack-of-all-trades in all kinds of home maintenance.

At work at the camp I design most of my projects in Auto-Cad and then construct them in the very nice wood shop they have. Old-fashioned timber framing is a theme at the camp in both building architecture and almost everything else.

Aside from the projects I build for the camp, I keep my projects limited to what my parents need around their house. That way they pay for the materials and I don't accumulate anything for when I go active duty. It's a long lasting hobby that I hope to build space for in my future house and hopefully make a small business out of it. Now that I have access to the wood shop at camp even when I'm off, I will probably try to buy some nice wood and experiment on some new, smaller projects.

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commented on Better Gloves for Finishing 171 days ago
added project Corner Mantle Over Tile 172 days ago
added project Church Suggestion Box 174 days ago
commented on some sharp new projects i am working on 175 days ago
commented on Freedom Pens 175 days ago
added project Information Sign Board w/ Magnetic Frames 176 days ago
commented on Rolling Torsion Box Assembly Table (Mini-Me) 176 days ago
added project Rolling Torsion Box Assembly Table (Mini-Me) 177 days ago
commented on Fireplace Mantle for a new friend 178 days ago
commented on A really nice drill driver set! 195 days ago
commented on New Assembly Table (to thwart the "uneven demon") 195 days ago
commented on Custom Navy Pen…PAMO 198 days ago
commented on Torsion Box Out-Feed / Assembly Table 199 days ago
commented on Custom Navy Pen…PAMO 200 days ago
commented on Torsion Box Out-Feed / Assembly Table 200 days ago

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#1 posted 320 days ago

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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#2 posted 320 days ago

Welcome to Ljs a world wide community were there are great people,super projects and great woodworkers.Enjoy !
Because I often get asked questions by new members I’ve included the answers to the most( FAQ) along with my welcoming message to LJs.
You should know that posting questions or projects here (your profile page) will not get you very many responses’ just because it’s your profile page not part of a main forum. To post in a main forum read below.
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Just for the record even though I have a large number of post I’m not involved with LJs management ,I’m just another member.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#3 posted 320 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks.

-- Todd

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