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Location: east haven, CT
Website: RobAshtonDesigns.etsy.com

Hi my name is Rob Ashton I became a career fireman in 2009; prior to that I was a finish carpenter for twenty five years. I always enjoyed making things out of wood. I started making pens out of wood as a hobby about six years ago. I gave them out as gifts to family and friends. I put it aside to go to school to become a Paramedic when my schedule became hectic between school, work and family. Recently I found my box which contained some of my pens that I had previously made. I started to experiment with some designs and remembered the enjoyment I got from creating pens from wood. Well now i guess the natural progression from turning pens is to salt and pepper grinders then to bowls. Now i cant get enough, If im not at the fire house Im in the basement.

-- Rob, CT, http://Robashtondesigns.etsy.com

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commented on walnut, willow and maple box 599 days ago
added project wood flower 600 days ago
added project walnut, willow and maple box 600 days ago
replied on HELP finishing a maple slab 625 days ago
started topic HELP finishing a maple slab 625 days ago
replied on Premature assembly syndrome 639 days ago
replied on What drew you in? 639 days ago
commented on Live edge cedar sofa table 639 days ago
commented on Australian Jarrah Burl Wood Bar Bistro Pub Twisted Juniper Table Malachite Stone Inlay 639 days ago
commented on Field of Mushrooms 639 days ago
added project Live edge cedar sofa table 639 days ago
added project willow burl bowl 639 days ago
replied on A little help if you please, Fellow LJ'ers 825 days ago
commented on pencil box - Celtic knot carving 842 days ago
added project Claro Walnut Burl bowl 842 days ago

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SnowyRiver

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#1 posted 846 days ago

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#2 posted 846 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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#3 posted 845 days ago

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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RobAshtonDesigns

19 posts in 846 days


#4 posted 845 days ago

Thank you

-- Rob, CT, http://Robashtondesigns.etsy.com

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a1Jim

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#5 posted 845 days ago

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

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Gary

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#6 posted 845 days ago

Welcome to the site. Glad you found us. You’re gonna like it here

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

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