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Location: North of Boston, MA
Website: www.mrhudon.com

I've been working with wood since I took high school shop classes starting in 1973. I spent much of my summers and after school hours in my Grandfather's workshop while apprenticing a Master Cabinet Maker. A lot of my skills were acquired through trial and error over years of mistakes and successes. My portfolio ranges from complete kitchens, to garden caddy’s, children's toys and puzzles, to mature tea tables and chests. I've mastered Hutch Tables, Bucket Benches, Wall mirrors, Writing Desks and most recently, the Windsor Chair through the Windsor Institute in New Hampshire with Mike Dunbar. I prefer the early American Style of woodworking and continually look for unique everyday wooden items from the past to reproduce for 21st century use. Most items are built with a combination of power and hand tools. I’ve recently taken a renewed interest in working with hand tools and really enjoy the quietness and large curls of wood shavings on the shop floor.

-- Mark, www.mrhudon.com

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ND2ELK

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#1 posted 1847 days ago

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
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Scott Bryan

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#2 posted 1847 days ago

Hello Mark,

Let me welcome 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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TedM

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#3 posted 1846 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks! It’s a great place with great people, and, oh yeah, there’s the woodworking too! Have fun and play safe! :)

-- I'm a wood magician... I can turn fine lumber into firewood before your very eyes! - Please visit http://www.woodworkersguide.com and sign up for my project updates!

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Innovator

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#4 posted 1846 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks. It is a GREAT place to get ideas for your projects and help when you get stuck. There is a ton of information to help you along the way.

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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SnowyRiver

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#5 posted 1846 days ago

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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Grumpy

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#6 posted 1846 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks . This is a great community of people with like interests.There is much to learn here & you will have the opportunity to share your skills & ideas with others. I hope you enjoy LJ’s as much as I do.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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cabinetmaster

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#7 posted 1846 days ago

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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Karson

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#8 posted 1846 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 karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Splinterman

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#9 posted 1845 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s…the best site to enhance your woodworking skills and knowledge.

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MrHudon

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#10 posted 1845 days ago

Wow what a welcome!! Glad to be here.

Thanks all,

-- Mark, www.mrhudon.com

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Beginningwoodworker

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#11 posted 1845 days ago

Mark, Welcome to LumberJocks, glad you could join us.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Max

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#12 posted 1845 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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gjd

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#13 posted 1487 days ago

Imagine that! A year has almost gone by since you became a Lumber Jock. Congratulations on your anniversary! I look forward to your posts.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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