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Location: Ozark County Missouri
Website: http://www.primitivecustoms.com

I am an ex Hollywood film worker turned artist. I specialized in leather tooling until moving to South West Missouri where there is an abundant supply of red cedar. Now I build rustic furniture.

The grandfather who helped raise me was a furniture builder who was born not far from here so I guess I have come full circle.

I use a mixture of old world and modern tooling and am doing my best to make a full time living by building various types of rustic furniture out of the materials I am surrounded by.

I originally came to LJ to learn how to improve my designs and found there was not a lot of information here on the types of things I wanted to do. Having been gone from here a while, I have returned after finding my own answers via the school of hard knocks.

I am happy to answer any questions people may have about rustic furniture. My first book is nearing completion and I will soon be releasing how to videos on youtube.

-- Failures are successes in training.

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replied on Circular Sawmill Equipment 01-12-2011 06:37 AM
started topic Circular Sawmill Equipment 01-07-2011 04:40 PM
replied on Looking for advice on building production jigs. 01-05-2011 08:30 PM
started topic Looking for advice on building production jigs. 01-05-2011 10:20 AM
commented on The Sanding Mop 10-26-2010 07:27 PM
commented on Fire Piston 10-26-2010 06:50 PM
commented on More spoons and a scoop 10-26-2010 06:41 PM
added project More spoons and a scoop 10-23-2010 06:04 AM
commented on First Spoon 10-23-2010 06:02 AM
commented on Red Cedar display knife/letter opener with stand 10-23-2010 05:59 AM
added project Red Cedar display knife/letter opener with stand 10-22-2010 05:07 AM
commented on First Spoon 10-22-2010 04:21 AM
added project First Spoon 10-22-2010 02:16 AM
commented on I tried my hand at carving 10-15-2010 09:25 PM
commented on Log Mirror frames of red cedar 10-15-2010 09:22 PM

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Max

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#1 posted 09-03-2008 07:21 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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Scott Bryan

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#2 posted 09-03-2008 09:39 PM

Hello ScaryDAve,

Welcome to LJs. I hope that you will find this to be an exciting and rewarding part of your woodworking journey.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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motthunter

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#3 posted 09-03-2008 10:00 PM

howdy O scary one.. welcome

-- making sawdust....

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trifern

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#4 posted 09-04-2008 12:49 AM

Welcome to LJ’s.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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Grumpy

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#5 posted 09-04-2008 01:43 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks Dave. This is a great community of people with like interests.There is much to learn here & you will have the opportunity to share your skills & ideas with others. I hope you enjoy LJ’s as much as I do.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#6 posted 09-04-2008 07:08 AM

Welcome to LJ’s

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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#7 posted 09-04-2008 11:34 AM

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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#8 posted 09-04-2008 10:14 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks! It’s a great place with great people, and, oh yeah, there’s the woodworking! Have fun and play safe! :)

-- I'm a wood magician... I can turn fine lumber into firewood before your very eyes! - Please visit http://www.woodworkersguide.com and sign up for my project updates!

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cabinetmaster

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#9 posted 09-09-2008 01:25 AM

Wrelcome to LJ’s. You’ll find a lot of information and commradere here.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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Kipster

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#10 posted 09-10-2008 03:00 AM

Welcome to lumberjocks. I hope you take advantage of all the possibilities LJ’s offers.

-- Kip Northern Illinois ( If you don't know where your goin any road will take you there) George Harrison

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Greg Mitchell

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#11 posted 09-22-2008 01:55 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks neighbor!

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

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Karson

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#12 posted 12-01-2008 02:36 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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#13 posted 12-20-2008 07:13 PM

I like all your projects. This is a great site. Ill be looking for more of your work.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service http://westcoastlands.net/Sawmill.html http://westcoastlands.net/SawBucks2/phpBB3 http://www.portablesawmill.info

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#14 posted 03-02-2009 06:13 PM

Your cedar supply sounds like a lot. When I used to live in St. Louis I bought my cedar from a sawmill that only cut cedar. All their scraps were chipped up and put in bags for pet bedding.

I’d pay 25 cents a bd ft for the stuff and everything was 1” and 6” wide. I did pick up some 2X12 planks. i never used them i sold them when I moved to New Jersey. The only wood i took with me was some 2” maple and my walnut and cherry.

-- 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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#15 posted 08-29-2009 07:51 AM

Congratulations on your upcoming anniversary as a Lumber Jock!

-- Gary

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