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Location: California Bay area
Website: http://www.diablowoodworkers.com/bruce-thom.html

Iv’e been wood working for about 6 years since my son gave me a Jet 10 inch power saw. since then I graduated to taking a class at Pinole Valley high school and then Mt Diablo adult Ed. I am now retired and working in the Rossmoor wood shop.
Built a Greene and Greene style desk and Gamble Entry table from plans in wood mag which I have adapted to that style
more photos to appear here once I learn more about this site and how to post photo’s…
See my website which shows projects presented at Diablo woodworkers page.

http://www.diablowoodworkers.com/bruce-thom.html

-- Bruce. a mind is like a book it is only useful when open.

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GaryK

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#1 posted 01-29-2008 06:16 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks! Enjoy yourself.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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Max

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#2 posted 01-29-2008 07:24 AM

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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rikkor

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#3 posted 01-29-2008 12:10 PM

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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cajunpen

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#4 posted 01-29-2008 12:15 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks. Enjoy the community

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

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gene

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#5 posted 01-29-2008 03:00 PM

Welcome to the wonderful world of LJ’s (Enjoy) Step on in, The water’s fine, fine, fine.
You can ask, show, teach, learn, and Share woodworking experiences.
There’s something here for anyone that likes working with wood.
Plus new friends
God bless

-- Gene, a Christian in Virginia

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PanamaJack

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#6 posted 01-29-2008 06:11 PM

We would like to welcome you to the one and only LumberJocks. If you should need any woodworking question answered, don’t hesitate to ask. Somebody’s gonna have a good answer for you.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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Scott Bryan

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#7 posted 01-29-2008 09:17 PM

Welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find this to be a rewarding experience.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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Karson

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#8 posted 01-30-2008 12:03 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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ChicoWoodnut

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#9 posted 02-10-2008 09:22 PM

Welcome,

You will be glad to know that the Madison Bear, Bidwell Park, CSUC and all the other cool stuff about Chico are alive and well.

Let’s see some projects!

-- Scott - Chico California http://chicowoodnut.home.comcast.net

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RAH

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#10 posted 02-26-2008 05:47 AM

Welcome to LJ’s, correct me if I’m wrong, however your reference to Pinole and Mt Diablo, I am going to guess your some where in California. I grew up in Cupertino. Looked at your projects nice boxes, I have tried many and get better every time, should have taken a class and saved some tim and wood.

-- Ron Central, CA

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Napaman

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#11 posted 02-26-2008 06:46 AM

Welcome to LJ’s NEIGHBOR!!! You have landed in a very nice place…great community…look forward to seing your work…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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ND2ELK

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#12 posted 04-20-2008 03:16 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks. The projects are an inspiration, the information is priceless and the people are supportive. The only problem is, the site can get addictive.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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mynoblebear

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#13 posted 12-08-2009 05:41 PM

Welcome 679 days ago.

You will find Lumberjocks.com to be helpful, supportive, inspiring and informative.

I bring A long list of experience creating, Furniture, Custom Furniture, Chairs, Occasional Chair, Dining Chair, Upholstered Rocking Chair, Wood Seat Rocker, Wood Seat Rocking Chair, Custom Rocker, Handcrafted Rocker, Personalized Rocker, Tables, Coffee Table, End Table, Side Table, Accent Table, Dining Table, Entry Table, Bistro Table, Bar Stool, Stools, and the list goes on.

I will keep an eye out and try to help you when I can as my time is limited. I check my In box on a regular basis and I will respond as soon as time allows.

-- Best Regards With Personalized Rocking Chairs And Furniture On My Mind, http://mynoblebear.com

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Bureaucrat

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#14 posted 01-23-2010 04:21 AM

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

-- Gary

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Dan'um Style

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#15 posted 09-30-2011 03:48 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks Bud! Looking forward to see more of your work 9 29 2011

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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