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Location: Zion Grove, PA
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Retired seasoned citizen who over the years collected hand-me-downs and other used woodworking equipment to have a small shop. Started it by making my wife a simple bench patterned after one we bought in a thrift shop.

Wanted to make it just as someone would without any special tools or skills, just used white wood from the box stores. Used some nails but mostly pegs to hold it together. After about four years I have become somewhat skilled and have picked up power tools along the way, just bought my first real band saw only a 14" Rigid but will keep me happy.

I now build benches of my own design, still very "Colonial" looking, but added some of my own variations. I sell them on eBay but lately the market is so bad, not much activity.

I now make benches and tables of my own design, mainly oak and cherry, plus I started making wooden colonial weather vanes from patterns I found in an old book.

Am working on a large prototype of a WW I Sopwith-Camel which is stretching my skills.

-- Doug

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#1 posted 351 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.
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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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#2 posted 351 days ago

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#3 posted 351 days ago

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck

-- Rick

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#4 posted 351 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks.

-- Todd

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