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Location: Bay City, Texas

I am a self-taught woodworker. We are not so lucky as you folks in the US that have all the schools that teach woodworking. My source for how to is the Internet and magazines.

During 04 to 05 i worked in Bay City Tx. Here i came across the Greene & Greene style furniture. Now this is what i would like to do. Since then i did a lot of research on the G&G style. It took some time to come up with some good designs. Will have a web site later on after i have done some furniture for the pictures that is needed for the web site
I am currently living in Bay City Tx and building furniture pieces in the Greene & Greene style.

-- Nollie Bay City , Tx .

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#1 posted 1384 days ago

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

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 1384 days ago

Welcome to Lumber Jocks! This is a great place to get – or give – advice about woodworking on the forums and the project posts are a wonderful source of new ideas. I look forward to seeing your projects and posts.

Please enjoy your membership

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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#3 posted 1384 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 1384 days ago

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#5 posted 1383 days ago

Thanks for the welcome !!!

-- Nollie Bay City , Tx .

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#6 posted 1383 days ago

I made a bar for a client . The wood is Matumi wich is found in the South African loweveld area and up in Africa. Not a easy wood to work with and not very stable. I am plcing some pictures

-- Nollie Bay City , Tx .

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#7 posted 1383 days ago

“WELCOME to LJ’s” ….Enjoy the experience.

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#8 posted 1383 days ago


-- Ohh mann...pancakes and boobies...I'll bet that's what Heaven is like! ♣ ♣ ♣ ♣

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#9 posted 1383 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#10 posted 1383 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

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#11 posted 1380 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks! The greatest site around, you love it in here.

WARNING—you will be addicted to here with all the good stuff and people on here… LOL

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#12 posted 1380 days ago

I am going to build a display cabinet for a Mining Co in the G&G style. They don’t want any leaded glass work , instead clear safety glass( typically mining co) I will be using Khaya (African Mahogany) Could get wide bords of up to 425mm (16.75 inches) wide. When i am finished i will post some pictures…..

-- Nollie Bay City , Tx .

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#13 posted 1379 days ago

Haai Nollie! Welcome to LJ’s from a fellow Souf Efriken boet!

-- Div @ the bottom end of Africa. "A woodworker's sharpest tool should be his mind."

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#14 posted 1349 days ago


I have been quiet lately. I have just finished a kitchen done in African Mahogany. A lovely wood to work with and the kitchen came out very nice. I bought same more AM to build the display cabinet for a big mining company. Only this time i was so “lucky” to purchase all the wrong boards. Wrong in the sense of stresses in the wood that you can not see. Only when ripping the boards for the legs which is 2.1 meters long that i found out what stresses these boards had. Every leg i cut went into a different direction so to speak. This also happened to the door stiles. I had to go back to the city to get some more wood, at an extra cost.
Is there a way one can know before hand of stresses in boards. Maybe i am just looking for a soothing of my disappointment !!??


-- Nollie Bay City , Tx .

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#15 posted 1322 days ago

Hi there,
Welcome to LumberJocks… I joined the site myself a little over a year ago and will give you fair warning, this site is VERY ADDICTIVE, VERY EDUCATIONAL, and VERY FUN…. so sit back, enjoy the ride and learn from the other LJ’s as they are a group of extremely talented people that are also very friendly…

Enjoy your time here on LJ and pass the word to any of your woodworking buddies about us…


-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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