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Location: Hampstead, Maryland
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Ill be 67 years old in May, 2013. For 25 years I owned and operated a company called Signs Of Our Times in Maryland. We specialized in sandblasted and hand carved wooded signs. For 20 years they were predominantly Redwood. Then, California cut the redwood delivery to the East Coast. They'd been selling too much to the Orient and were running out. We tried dense urethane foam for a substrate, but it wasnt the same. The men grew up, the economic times called for more plywood signs and less ornate signs and we closed the Co. in 2005
For 25 years I carved what customers wanted me to carve. NOT ANYMORE. Now I carve whats in my heart. I specialized in chip carving and bas-relief carving. Took several courses with Wayne Barton. He taught me to be the meticulous carver I am.
MOST RECENTLY, I took up the manufacture of reproductions of swords and knives. They are mostly either Vermont Sugar Pine of Basswood. I did do one using Western Red Cedar to simulate Damascus Steel. They are all wood. They are "honestly made" with a blade with a tang, a guard and a handle.

-- Howard, Maryland USA

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commented on OIL RIGGER BOOTS - laminated knotty pine! 80 days ago
commented on Name Log supported by AR15, with hand carved and painted American Flag 104 days ago
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added project Customized WINCHESTER .22 Cal. 150 days ago
commented on Curly Maple & Wenge rocking chair 152 days ago
commented on Coconut 155 days ago
commented on Cherry pierced bas-relief carving 157 days ago
commented on Cherry pierced bas-relief carving 157 days ago
added project More hand-carved swords for THE ARMORY 157 days ago

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a1Jim

112020 posts in 2212 days


#1 posted 528 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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cajunpen

14379 posts in 2701 days


#2 posted 528 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks – enjoy the Community. Looking forward to see some of your carvings.

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

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surfin2

51278 posts in 1771 days


#3 posted 528 days ago

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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CarvingCory

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#4 posted 527 days ago

Knives and Swords: A Visual History by Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff, Chris McNab. Its a really nice walk through time around the world

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SnowyRiver

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#5 posted 519 days ago

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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mcoyfrog

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#6 posted 155 days ago

I really love your swords the detail is amazing

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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