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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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commented on 3 Corner Bowls 04-06-2015 09:13 AM
commented on GENTLEMAN'S BOX 04-06-2015 09:06 AM
commented on I'm Dancing because I made this band saw jig! 04-06-2015 08:58 AM
commented on Paint Room Bench 04-02-2015 09:41 PM
commented on First segmented turnings - baskets? 04-02-2015 09:37 PM
commented on Bandsaw box #1 03-29-2015 08:42 PM
commented on Crescent Cedar BS Box 03-29-2015 08:35 PM
commented on Purpleheart and Am. Persimmon music box 03-29-2015 08:31 PM
commented on Experiments Were A Success! 03-29-2015 08:28 PM
commented on Mail box 03-22-2015 03:58 PM
commented on Arrow of Light jig 03-09-2015 07:59 PM

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#1 posted 01-26-2012 04:07 PM

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#2 posted 01-26-2012 05:41 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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#3 posted 01-26-2012 05:55 PM

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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#4 posted 01-26-2012 06:54 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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UncleStumpy

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#5 posted 01-26-2012 07:01 PM

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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#6 posted 01-28-2012 02:22 PM

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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#7 posted 01-28-2012 03:48 PM

Welcome to LumnerJocks..

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

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#8 posted 02-22-2012 12:05 AM

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 now time to work!!!

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#9 posted 09-23-2014 01:29 PM

i would like to know where to find a soft wood for carving wood face spirits , is popler a soft wood ,what iv seen it doesnt seem to be , anyone have some ideas

-- george vermont

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frosty12

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#10 posted 09-23-2014 01:31 PM

and bye the way i see there is a lot great projects going on here, gret work to all

-- george vermont

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Jim Jakosh

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#11 posted 12-18-2014 02:58 PM

A late Welcome to your! Pretty soon we will be hitting 100,000 members. I remember when I stumbled onto this site and there about 8000 and I thought that was a huge amount of members. Now I have friends all over the world. I had joined a number of other woodworking sites but they are cumbersome to use and the folks are nowhere near as friendly!! This is the best site on the web!!

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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