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Location: Tennessee
Website: www.finneysfloor.com

I began woodworking in 2002. I enjoy building everything from birdhouses and toys to furniture. Most of my woodworking education has come from observing some very talented friends and family members; as well as a couple local very excellent custom cabinet builders, and more recently from what I view on LJs. My little shop is overcrowded with tools so instead of buying more I'm trying to master the ones I have.

My wife, Amy and I have been married for 41 years and have two children and 2 grandchildren. I make my living in my contracting/retail flooring and home center business, see more of that at finneysfloor.com. What time that is left after that I spend in my woodworking shop and singing Gospel Music. You can find more about that here: www.withwillinghearts.net

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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cabinetmaster

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#1 posted 01-08-2010 11:09 PM

Welcome to LJ’s. We are here to help you with your woodworking endeavors. Feel free to ask for advise. But Be aware…this site can be very addictive…………LOL

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

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#2 posted 01-08-2010 11:12 PM

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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Max

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#3 posted 01-08-2010 11:12 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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#4 posted 01-08-2010 11:24 PM

Hello Skylark53,

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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Gary

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#5 posted 01-09-2010 12:20 AM

Welcome. You’re gonna fit right in here. We all have those struggles with wood…that’s part of the fun of sharing here

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

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#6 posted 01-09-2010 06:06 AM

Welcome to LJs a place were there are great people,super projects and outstanding woodworkers.Enjoy

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#7 posted 01-09-2010 07:13 AM

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

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woodworm

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#8 posted 01-09-2010 11:38 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Skylark53

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#9 posted 01-09-2010 12:07 PM

Thank you all for the warm welcome. I joined LJ’s before surfing around in here to “check you all out”. Now that I’ve done so, I feel like a third grader who is wandering the halls in high school. YIKES!! You are all very talented, skilled, committed to excellence and generous with encouragement and support of one another. I like it here. Thank you again.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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Karson

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#10 posted 01-11-2010 07:41 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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MichaelA

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#11 posted 10-02-2010 02:13 AM

Nicely-crafted-music-stand.
Iam-sure-it-will-be-used-alot.

-- The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. "Helen Keller"

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#12 posted 03-25-2011 06:28 AM

Thank you for the warm welcome everyone! I am looking forward to sharing and learning with all of you. All phases of woodworking has been my life long hobby – furniture, cabinets, sheds & decks, refinishing, restoration, and jigs & fixtures. The shop (man cave in today’s terminology) is a 2-car garage – a little crowed but easy to heat! And a nice storage shed helps a lot too!

-- Don

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#13 posted 03-02-2012 08:35 AM

Thanks for the welcome message! I will be sure to do so :)

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