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Location: Phoenix, AZ
Website: www.sonoranwoodshop.com

As a kid I spent many hours in front of the TV watching The Woodwright’s Shop, The New Yankee Workshop, and This Old House. I didn't have access to the tools they used or the means to start woodworking at a young age. Looking back I think I was just fascinated by woodworking in general and enjoyed watching these shows for the entertainment value.

When I reached high school I was finally able to explore woodworking first hand and I embraced the opportunity. I quickly developed a report with my woodworking instructor and spent much of my free time in the wood shop building and designing furniture. In my junior year I started spending my summers and weekends working with a carpenter remodeling homes, which I continued during my college years.

My desires to design and build lead me down the path of becoming an engineer, which is what I now do for a living. I have moved around and traveled extensively for work over the last 15 years; however, my wife and I finally decided to settle down and purchase a home last year. During our search the one criteria we had was to have a workshop or enough land to build one, so I could get back into woodworking. We were very fortunate to find and purchase a home that has a 1000 sq ft workshop, which I have been putting together over the last year.

My desire to get back into the shop has been strong and I’m excited to be making sawdust again. As I get back into woodworking, I am continually reminded about how much I enjoyed and continue to enjoy watching Roy, Norm, and the folks with This Old House; without them I probably wouldn’t be woodworking today. In an effort to keep the proverbial torch alive, I have decided to start an online woodworking podcast called The Sonoran Woodshop (www.sonoranwoodshop.com). My goal is to provide ideas and inspiration for your woodshop, but more importantly I hope to inspire woodworking.

-- The Sonoran Woodshop : www.sonroanwoodshop.com

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#1 posted 10-04-2012 11:21 PM

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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#2 posted 10-05-2012 12:07 PM

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#3 posted 10-05-2012 03:28 PM

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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#4 posted 10-05-2012 03:52 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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#5 posted 10-05-2012 05:00 PM

Thanks for the warm welcome. I’m looking forward to getting to know many of you.

-- The Sonoran Woodshop : www.sonroanwoodshop.com

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