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Location: Oakwood Hills, Il
Website: OakHillWoodCreations.com

I spent my professional life as a Manufacturing Engineer/Tool Designer.
Precision was part of my daily life.

I have also had an extensive love of fine woodworking. This and my background in engineering led to my designing and building custom furniture for our home such as: tables, desks, and a complete bedroom set.

Now, my wife, Joan, and I want to share our love of precision, handcrafted wood pieces with others.

-- John, Illinois, http://OakHillWoodCreations.com

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cajunpen

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#1 posted 419 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks – enjoy the Community.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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a1Jim

112008 posts in 2202 days


#2 posted 419 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.
Want to know how to post something?
See the drop-down box underneath my Lumberjocks in the upper right hand corner. Click on the arrow and select which type of posting you want to make (Project, Blog entry, Forum topic). This will take you to the appropriate page and you just fill in the form.
Sending Private messages(PMs) to other members
Click on the word” home” next to the profile picture of the member you want to contact ,then click on “send message”
http://lumberjocks.com/help/getting-started
Need help with posting or other questions ?
Contact:
Martin SojKa ( LJs founder)
http://lumberjocks.com/msojka
Ms DebbieP AKA Debbie Pribele (Ljs community manager)http://lumberjocks.com/MsDebbieP
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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surfin2

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#3 posted 419 days ago

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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SnowyRiver

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#4 posted 419 days ago

Welcome aboard. It’s great that you could join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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scrollsaw

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#5 posted 419 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks.

-- Todd

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scrollsaw

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#6 posted 418 days ago

Thank you for your comment on my art work.

-- Todd

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scrollsaw

13026 posts in 2479 days


#7 posted 418 days ago

Thank you for your comment on my art work.

-- Todd

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aussiedave

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#8 posted 417 days ago

Hey John…welcome to Lumberjocks….I hope you enjoy this site as much as I do, there are a lot of friendly and willing to help or advise…..so glad you could join us.. Also thank you for your kind words about my box….

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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Sanding2day

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#9 posted 413 days ago

Hey John, Welcome to LJs… Checked out your site and like your boxes/candle holders… Look forward to seeing more of your work…

-- Dan

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OakHill

277 posts in 419 days


#10 posted 413 days ago

Dan

Thank you for visiting our site and for the compliment.

Your “Drink Coasters and Box” is very unique. One can see that a lot of time and effort was put into this project.

-- John, Illinois, http://OakHillWoodCreations.com

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Roger

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#11 posted 409 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s. Your projects are very eye-pleasing. Work/Play safe. Keep makin dust.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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OakHill

277 posts in 419 days


#12 posted 407 days ago

Roger

Thank you for the great compliment.

You have some very looking projects on you page. I’ll be back to it.

-- John, Illinois, http://OakHillWoodCreations.com

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Spur

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#13 posted 366 days ago

Thank you for posting the Obelisk. I think it will make a lovely present for my wife, if I can get around to building it. The compound angles may be tricky for the copper, but once finished it will be worth it. Makes a striking addition to the landscape I think.

-- Henryk, South Carolina

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Bob Current

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#14 posted 145 days ago

Very nice design, finish and colors wow, your profile reads as if your wife in involved with the work, I fso I understand the spotless shop and all the color.
Great job,

-- When you are wrong admit it, when you are right forget it.

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