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Website: www.burkettcustomfurniture.com

I am a project manager for a construction company in Fort Worth, TX. I started daydreaming about woodworking about 3 years ago and have just recently started acquiring enough tools to do some real damage. I run a small woodworking side business and typically have a commission going on or at least have an iron in the fire. When I don't I am usually making something for my home or working on a gift. I incorporate metal and glass into many of my projects, some of which are not posted here. I spend my shop time about 50-50 on commissions vs personal stuff. I'm a hybrid guy so I love my unisaw and my 20" powermatic bandsaw, but I also love my handplanes and my scrapers. All tools have a place in my shop. My woodworking heroes are Sam Maloof and Wharton Esherick. I like sort of off the wall stuff - not really modern but also not really traditional either. I like to build stuff that is sort of out in left field.

-- The Wood Is Your Oyster

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#1 posted 02-07-2013 03:40 AM

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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#2 posted 02-07-2013 03:47 AM

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
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Need help with posting or other questions ?
Contact:
Martin SojKa ( LJs founder)
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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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