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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 07-26-2012 06:18 PM
added project The Simple Bench...(es) 07-21-2012 12:58 AM
commented on Craftsman 1/3 hp 3.5 amp 10" Band Saw (21400) 07-03-2012 02:28 AM
added project The Conversation Bench 07-03-2012 02:02 AM
added project Tangled Up (Dining Set) in Blue 04-24-2012 03:55 AM
added project Simple Turnip & Onion Box 04-19-2012 01:27 PM
commented on The Tool Chest 02-07-2012 07:09 AM
added project The Tool Chest 02-07-2012 06:56 AM
commented on Pinewood Derby Car, Going Back to the Races in 2012, a long 40 year wait, with the same results 02-01-2012 02:38 AM
commented on This Week In the Shop #8: Tool Box 11-01-2011 02:44 PM
added blog entry This Week In the Shop #8: Tool Box 10-31-2011 05:02 PM
added blog entry This Week In the Shop #7: Boxes & Lockers 10-09-2011 09:56 PM
commented on Walnut Hall Table 09-06-2011 07:06 AM
added project (Don't You Sit on My) Blue Suede Chair 09-05-2011 05:21 AM
commented on Upholstered chair 09-02-2011 01:36 AM

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YorkshireStewart

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#1 posted 12-25-2007 03:01 PM

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

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#2 posted 12-25-2007 09:19 PM

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 12-25-2007 11:50 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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Karson

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#4 posted 12-26-2007 01:26 AM

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 12-26-2007 04:53 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks. Enjoy the community.

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

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dustynewt

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#6 posted 12-26-2007 07:05 AM

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 12-26-2007 05:36 PM

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 12-26-2007 09:22 PM

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 12-26-2007 11:02 PM

Welcome to LJ’s (Enjoy)
God bless

-- Gene, a Christian in Virginia

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Greg Mitchell

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#10 posted 12-30-2007 12:30 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

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

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Bureaucrat

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#11 posted 12-19-2009 02:30 AM

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

-- Gary

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cabinetmaster

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#12 posted 12-19-2009 04:03 AM

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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Bureaucrat

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#13 posted 12-18-2010 03:23 AM

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!

-- Gary

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