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Location: Aurora, Illinois
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Retired Teamster truck driver - drove for the same company for 30 years.
Retired in 2004 and loving it! I've always been handy with wood and thought I'd give woodworking a try. Bought some power tools and the rest is history.
I'm actually pretty good at it and just about everything I make is custom -sizes and shapes, etc. Alot of jewelry boxes and bandsaw boxes, knives, frames, small furniture and all the stuff the neighbor ladies can throw at me.

My wife makes jewelry and I make all the wood components.

-- "They don't want it perfect - they want it SPECIAL"

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SnowyRiver

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#1 posted 909 days ago

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 909 days ago

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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surfin2

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#3 posted 909 days ago

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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Max

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#4 posted 909 days ago

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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UncleStumpy

365 posts in 909 days


#5 posted 909 days ago

Wow! Thanks to everyone for the warm and unexpected welcome.
I’m really glad I stumbled onto LJ – what a great place!

-- "They don't want it perfect - they want it SPECIAL"

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Roger

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#6 posted 907 days ago

hey Ray. look forward to seein more of your projects. work/play safe. keep makin dust. Teamsters are a big part of the backbone of this nation. thnx for being one. oh, and welcome to LJ’s.. lotsa gr8 folks and projects and all round fun round here..

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Eagle1

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#7 posted 907 days ago

Welcome to LumnerJocks..

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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robert triplett

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#8 posted 882 days ago

I would agree that you have some skill at this woodworking thing! Nice box. I like using Canarywood. The Purplehaeart goes well with it.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and so little time!

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