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Location: Nowhere, TX
Website: www.woodshopcowboy.com

Howdy -

I’m a mid-twenties, early-career, woodshop-esque teacher in an environmental science program in a very progressive therapeutic private school for students with neurological differences. My job involves a little of everything: lesson planning, curriculum building, community outreach, technology literacy (hence this blog), gardening, erecting permanent structures on campus, wearing a tool belt, generally being awesome and so on.

I’m a Texan by way of Virginia (like the original hero in the original western, The Virginian by Owen Wister) with die-hard Boston/Maine family connections and a love of the Pats and BoSox. I graduated from Virginia Tech in ’05 with a degree in English, on the Creative Writing track and have turned what is essentially a hobby into my career. Currently, I’m enrolled at Leslie University in Cambridge, Mass for a Master’s in Ed. degree. Check off the wife and two young children box, and yes, I’m living my dream everyday. I am, and have been, extremely blessed.

I love music. Drive a truck and a Bonnie, which are now named, Bonnie and Clyde by my girl. She's wonderful.

The whiskey, for those asking, does not enter into the driving or teaching. I just like the way it sounds.

-- make it safe & keep the rubber side down.

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commented on Tangled Up (Dining Set) in Blue 765 days ago
added project The Simple Bench...(es) 771 days ago
commented on Craftsman 1/3 hp 3.5 amp 10" Band Saw (21400) 789 days ago
added project The Conversation Bench 789 days ago
added project Tangled Up (Dining Set) in Blue 859 days ago
added project Simple Turnip & Onion Box 863 days ago
commented on The Tool Chest 935 days ago
added project The Tool Chest 935 days ago
commented on Pinewood Derby Car, Going Back to the Races in 2012, a long 40 year wait, with the same results 942 days ago
commented on This Week In the Shop #8: Tool Box 1033 days ago
added blog entry This Week In the Shop #8: Tool Box 1034 days ago
added blog entry This Week In the Shop #7: Boxes & Lockers 1056 days ago
commented on Walnut Hall Table 1089 days ago
added project (Don't You Sit on My) Blue Suede Chair 1090 days ago
commented on Upholstered chair 1094 days ago

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YorkshireStewart

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#1 posted 2440 days ago

Welcome to this marvellous community WhiskeyWaters. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do. Now, as to Bonnie, is she a Triumph Bonneville?

-- Res severa verum gaudium - True pleasure is a serious business. http://www.folksy.com/shops/TreeGems

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dustynewt

641 posts in 2497 days


#2 posted 2440 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks. I know you’ll fit right in with your outlook. There is a lot of knowledge here, and everyone is positive. I’ll be looking for your work.

-- Peace in Wood ~ http://dustynewt.com/

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Max

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#3 posted 2440 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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Karson

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#4 posted 2440 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks. Glad to have you aboard.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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cajunpen

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#5 posted 2439 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks. Enjoy the community.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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dustynewt

641 posts in 2497 days


#6 posted 2439 days ago

Whiskey, Thanks for the update. I visited the sites you posted links to, plus a bunch more. The hook is set. I am being reeled in.

-- Peace in Wood ~ http://dustynewt.com/

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TomFran

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#7 posted 2439 days ago

Welcome to the forum! We’re glad you’re here.

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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mot

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#8 posted 2439 days ago

Hey! Welcome to LJ!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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gene

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#9 posted 2439 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s (Enjoy)
God bless

-- Gene, a Christian in Virginia

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Greg Mitchell

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#10 posted 2436 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- Greg Mitchell--Lowell, AR--gdamitchell@sbcglobal.net

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gjd

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#11 posted 1716 days ago

Congratulations on your upcoming 2 year anniversary being a Lumber Jock. Thanks for your posts and participation.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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cabinetmaster

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#12 posted 1716 days ago

Congratulations on your anniversary, We enjoy your posts and projects and look forward to many more.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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gjd

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#13 posted 1352 days ago

Well, another year has rolled by. It must have been a really fun year because it seems like yesterday when I congratulated you on being a LJ for 2 years. Congratulations on your 3rd anniversary at Lumber Jocks. Thanks for helping make LJ a great place to visit and happy anniversary!

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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