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20 posts in 1775 days

Location: Northern Illinois
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I've been into wordworking and construction for over 30 years as a hobby. I started building wooden structures first. Gazebo, barns, garages, decks, rec rooms, bars.
Got into furniture and cabinet building as time and equipment expanded. Am now retired and spending more time building and refinishing cabinets and furnitures. I also have been doing custom golf club building and repair for 22 years. It has been my other passion. Since I have retired and relocated to northern Illinois in 2007, I have gotten extensively involved in upgrading my shop and have done many different projects for my family and friends. Including a mission style oak headboard, dressers, computer desks, tables, pantries, wine cabinets, office furniture, corner cabinets, lamp tables, and a desk, to name a few.

-- Obiwan

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commented on Wine cabinet 02-05-2010 04:04 PM
commented on Wine cabinet 02-04-2010 10:45 PM
commented on LCD TV Stand 02-04-2010 10:40 PM
commented on Rescued Oak 02-04-2010 10:34 PM
commented on Wine cabinet 02-04-2010 10:26 PM
commented on Needed a glove and hat dresser 02-04-2010 10:25 PM
added project Needed a glove and hat dresser 02-04-2010 04:01 PM
commented on WALNUT BOOKCASE 02-04-2010 03:51 PM
added project Wine cabinet 02-04-2010 02:48 AM
commented on Farm House Table 02-04-2010 02:42 AM
commented on Alder Cabinets 02-04-2010 02:40 AM
commented on Cordes 72" Cabinet 02-04-2010 02:39 AM
commented on China Cabinet 02-04-2010 02:36 AM
added project Corner Display Unit 02-03-2010 02:14 AM
commented on Freud RTS5300 Router & Router Table Kit 02-02-2010 04:36 PM

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Max

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#1 posted 01-18-2010 11:10 PM

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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SnowyRiver

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#2 posted 01-18-2010 11:11 PM

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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woodworm

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#3 posted 01-19-2010 01:55 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Bureaucrat

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#4 posted 01-19-2010 02:13 AM

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 love this site, I hope you will enjoy it too.

Look forward to seeing your projects and posts.

-- Gary

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a1Jim

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#5 posted 01-19-2010 03:44 AM

Welcome to LJs were we have great people , super projects,fantastic woodworkers. Enjoy.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Gary

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#6 posted 01-19-2010 04:18 AM

Hey…welcome to the site. You’re gonna like it here. Enjoy

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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Scott Bryan

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#7 posted 01-19-2010 04:49 AM

Let me welcome you 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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Splinterman

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#8 posted 01-19-2010 11:41 AM

WELCOME to LJ’s ….the best place to enhance your woodworking skills and knowledge.

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ND2ELK

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#9 posted 01-23-2010 05:44 PM

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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Obiwan

20 posts in 1775 days


#10 posted 01-23-2010 09:40 PM

Thanks to all who have welcomed me! I originally found this site in researching power tool equipment reviews. I found the reviews very valuable and a great resource. There is a great wealth of knowledge, experience and help readily available here. Thanks for having me!

-- Obiwan

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#11 posted 01-26-2010 07:54 AM

Hi there,
I too am somewhat new to LumberJocks and would like to welcome you to the site. The folks here are great and the projects will absolutely blow your mind. There are some very talented people out there…
Sit back, enjoy the ride and be careful, this site is extremely addictive…
Welcome to LJ
Wisty

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

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Karson

34902 posts in 3125 days


#12 posted 01-30-2010 05:15 AM

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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Todd46

57 posts in 1775 days


#13 posted 02-04-2010 10:32 PM

hello i’m in S. IL by Troy area
I’m a newbie also….....

-- toddmoore@conconcorp.com

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