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Location: Providence, Rhode Island

I am a 26 year old history teacher in Massachusetts, and I live in the "great" state of Rhode Island (can't wait to move back to Chicago or maybe... Vegas?). I am in the middle of my fourth year of teaching and I plan to get my master's degree in education and become an athletic director somewhere around Chicago.
I really like building furniture, especially mission style, arts & crafts, e.t.c. I also enjoy smaller projects like jewelry boxes, cutting boards, and smaller things such as those.
It really seems that a lot of my effort goes into working on my house instead of woodworking... but that only means more money when we sell ourhouse, and a bigger, better workshop for me!
I have been married to my wife, Jill, since June of '05, and hopefully we'll be starting a family soon.

-- The Dude abides...

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started topic "Spring" question 10-31-2013 03:36 PM
started topic Question about painting MDO... 09-24-2012 03:13 AM
started topic Best way to remove old furniture wax? 08-27-2010 07:59 PM
replied on Roundovers for cutting boards 11-28-2008 11:28 PM
added project Mission Coffee Table 12-17-2007 03:01 AM
added project Candle Holder 12-16-2007 04:52 PM
added project Cutting Boards 12-16-2007 03:45 AM
commented on Spice Rack 12-14-2007 01:02 AM
commented on Chess Board/Storage Box 12-14-2007 12:59 AM
added project Spice Rack 12-13-2007 04:44 AM
replied on Red 0ak - two questions 12-13-2007 04:23 AM
replied on Cutting Board Question 12-13-2007 04:20 AM
replied on double stick tape 12-13-2007 04:15 AM
added project Chess Board/Storage Box 12-13-2007 03:15 AM
signed up MrRock's Profile 12-12-2007 05:50 AM

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#1 posted 12-12-2007 06:34 AM

If you like working with wood, you’re in the right place. Welcome.

-- Bruce from Central New, if you'll pardon me, I have some sawdust to make.

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#2 posted 12-12-2007 07:27 AM

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 12-12-2007 10:12 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks. Enjoy the community.

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

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Greg Mitchell

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#4 posted 12-12-2007 08:16 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- Greg Mitchell--Lowell,

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#5 posted 12-13-2007 02:36 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks Mr.Rock. there are lots af friends and informative people to help you with your woodworking experience heer.

-- bryano

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#6 posted 12-13-2007 05:17 AM

Welcome to the best woodworking site there is! You’ve come to the right place!

-- Carl Rast, Pelion, SC

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#7 posted 12-13-2007 07:00 AM

Wahoo! You joined the best woodworking community anywhere, Welcome to LJ!

And projects already!

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#8 posted 12-13-2007 06:40 PM

Good to see you here, this is a great site. I have been building up my motivation to make a few chess boards and each time I see another one I get more excited. Nice work, I look forward to seeing more.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service

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#9 posted 12-13-2007 10:46 PM

Welcome to the site. Great to have you here!

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

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#10 posted 12-05-2009 03:09 AM

Congratulations on your upcoming 2 year anniversary being a Lumber Jock.

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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#11 posted 12-05-2009 04:55 PM

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 12-04-2010 07:36 AM

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!

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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