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Location: Holland, MI
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commented on Custom Buffet #7: Project complete 12-10-2013 08:16 AM
commented on Sadly I must report that Gary Kemper, known as GaryK has passed away this Wednesday past. 09-05-2013 06:17 AM
commented on CC's Book Case #6: Face Frame 09-03-2013 08:24 AM
commented on Southwest Cocktail table #5: More of the table top. 08-01-2013 07:47 AM
commented on CC's Book Case #3: Glue Day! 07-01-2013 03:58 AM
commented on Outdoor Table Top 06-27-2013 03:54 AM
commented on Southwest Cocktail table #4: Another Dry Fit Test 06-27-2013 03:49 AM
commented on My Garage/Work Shop Makeover #6: Touch up painting and pegboard 06-25-2013 09:28 AM
commented on Southwest Cocktail table #4: Another Dry Fit Test 06-24-2013 07:09 AM
commented on Replaced Table Saw Arbor Bushings, Painted Table Saw, Finished Stand/Router Table Combo. 06-24-2013 06:36 AM
commented on Power Upgrade #9: The Adventure Continues 06-24-2013 06:25 AM
commented on As The Lathe Turns #36: Good To Be Back 06-21-2013 06:51 AM
commented on My Garage/Work Shop Makeover #5: Wall Cabinet #2 Build 06-21-2013 06:44 AM
commented on Southwest Cocktail table #3: My vision has returned. 06-21-2013 06:30 AM
commented on Finding the right hand plane 06-20-2013 10:49 AM

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Max

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#1 posted 08-19-2007 05:16 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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#2 posted 08-19-2007 05:17 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks. Enjoy the community/

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#3 posted 08-19-2007 05:45 AM

Welcome to lj’s … nice project

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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Karson

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#4 posted 08-19-2007 05:45 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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#5 posted 08-19-2007 06:17 AM

Welcome to the one and the only LumberJocks website. Enjoy your time spent here. Should you have any woodworking questions do not hesitate to ask…Somebody will know the right answer.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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oscorner

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#6 posted 08-19-2007 01:05 PM

Welcome aboard! Show me your stuff! Nice project, well done.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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Robb

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#7 posted 08-19-2007 01:12 PM

Thank you all for your kind welcome and comments!

-- Robb

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Greg Mitchell

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#8 posted 08-19-2007 07:32 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- Greg Mitchell--Lowell, AR--gdamitchell@sbcglobal.net

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Robb

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#9 posted 08-19-2007 08:06 PM

Thanks Greg!

-- Robb

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Greg Mitchell

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#10 posted 08-21-2007 03:09 AM

Robb, I just wanted to post these comments here. I’ve posted also on the project page.

Thank you for the comments. You need to use some care when glueing up. The larger board can be glued in sections to make it easier. I usually just put a good amount of glue on, and glue all at one time. I flatten one side with 80 grit on a belt sander, and then run them through a wide belt sander. For the longest time a used a belt sander on both sides, and then a six inch orbital disc sander to about 150 grit. Be sure to take your time sanding with the belt sander. Make sure you flatten to the lowest point. If you don’t you’ll in up with some pits in the top of your board. Going to 150 grit leave a glass like finish on the end grain of the board.

I’ve been to Holland before. My wife is from Grand Rapid. Her family now leaves in Greenville. Nice area. I remember my were having the Tulip Festival when we were there last.

-- Greg Mitchell--Lowell, AR--gdamitchell@sbcglobal.net

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Robb

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#11 posted 08-21-2007 03:55 AM

Thanks for the clarification, Greg. I really want to try one of these boards someday. It sure beats burning all that scrap, right? I’m really impressed with your work, especially the craftsman furniture. I just love that style.

That’s cool that you’ve been here before. This is a nice area, although I think I’d prefer your winter weather! I grew up about an hour south of Grand Rapids, in Hastings. I don’t think I’ve ever been to Greenville.

-- Robb

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Douglas Bordner

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#12 posted 09-17-2007 08:06 AM

Robb, you work for Herman Miller? Do you know Neil Lamens of Furnitology101 (Furnitologist here). He is a major proponent of D.J. DuPree’s place of importance in the history of furniture and design.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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Robb

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#13 posted 09-17-2007 12:27 PM

Douglas, I’ve seen Neil’s posts here, but I don’t know him. DJ certainly was important to the history of Herman Miller; I’m not knowledgeable enough about furniture and design at large to say how much impact he had in that way. He was a kind and thoughtful man who truly cared about his employees.

-- Robb

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gjd

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#14 posted 08-19-2009 03:42 AM

Congrats on being a Lumber Jock for 2 years.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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gjd

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#15 posted 08-21-2010 12:13 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!

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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