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Location: Connecticut
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I am a general maker of things....That means, that no matter what, I need to be doing something with my hands. I have a degree in Fine Art, however I am a school teacher.
To keep my hands, and mind busy I like really enjoy wood turning. But any kind of wood working projects are just fine too! Other than this, I enjoy fixing and improving my home inside and out, as well as creating art in any way possible.
My formal background training is in studio pottery, where shape and form, as well as function are key elements. This is where I got the feel for wood turning. Many of the same elements are evident there too. I am relatively new to woodturning, but I have taken a 6 week class here in CT and made many small projects so far, and plan to do much more. I have been interested in woodturning and have been thinking about buying a lathe for the better part of the last 15 years, which is when I first learned about wood turning while studying Art in college.
I also enjoy spoon carving, and box making. Whenever I can get a hand tool in my hand and work quietly I am happy!

My workshop consists of a 6" jointer, 14 inch bandsaw, 10 inch table saw, 12 inch planer, Steele City Midi lathe and numerous amounts of hand power tools and traditional hand tools.

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commented on Essential Tool Chest 10-18-2018 04:13 PM
commented on Lathe Gouge Tool Sharpening Jig 10-17-2018 04:17 PM
commented on valet 10-12-2018 05:53 PM
commented on Fremont Chest of Drawers 10-12-2018 05:50 PM
commented on Grateful Dead Themed Cornhole boards 10-12-2018 01:39 AM
commented on Mahogany box 10-11-2018 04:18 PM
commented on Tea Boxes 10-10-2018 05:54 PM
commented on Tea Boxes 10-10-2018 05:44 PM
commented on Mahogany box 10-10-2018 12:14 PM
commented on Asian-style Driftwood Shelves 10-09-2018 07:10 PM
added project Mahogany box 10-09-2018 03:26 PM
commented on Grateful Dead Themed Cornhole boards 10-09-2018 02:20 PM
added project Grateful Dead Themed Cornhole boards 10-09-2018 01:34 PM
commented on Cremation Urn 10-09-2018 12:51 PM
added project Cremation Urn 10-05-2018 04:28 PM

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#1 posted 05-03-2012 08:10 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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#2 posted 05-03-2012 08:36 PM

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#3 posted 05-04-2012 05:39 AM

Welcome to Ljs a world wide community were there are great people,super projects and great woodworkers.Enjoy

-- https://www.artisticwoodstudio.com/videos wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#4 posted 05-04-2012 04:43 PM

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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