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Location: Mineral Ridge, Ohio
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Well, I'm 50 now. I've been a General Contractor most of my life. I've been building cabinetry for about 25 years, Vanities, kitchens, wall units, ect. Everything a contractor might supply or sell as custom options or add-ons. Woodworking has always been a passion. I'm self taught in the furniture area worked in early years with old time cabinet maker to learn that trade. But with all the New cabinet co. out there I have been trying to make Furniture for about 12 years now. I'm from Northeastern Ohio, Between Youngstown and Warren. I can't follow Furniture plans to save my life, So, I just Really wing it on a song and a prayer, and see what happens.

-- Marty Ohio

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added project Building Curved Railing 196 days ago
commented on sleigh bed 245 days ago
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commented on Roasted curly maple crib for our first born 382 days ago
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commented on Poor Man's Clamps 409 days ago
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commented on 20 Gun Display Rotisserie X 2 421 days ago
commented on Baby Cradle 422 days ago
commented on Sleigh-style Crib in Black Walnut 453 days ago

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bigpops0259

299 posts in 2648 days


#1 posted 2646 days ago

My name is Marty, i’ve been making furniture for about 12 years, i’;m self taught. can’t follow plans to save my life, but let me go with an idea and who knows what happens

-- Marty Ohio

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#2 posted 2646 days ago

Your handle reminded me of a friend. The sign at his cabin was ”MOMPOPKIDSNPUP”

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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Karson

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#3 posted 2593 days ago

Hay Pops Welcome to LumberJocks

-- 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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oscorner

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#4 posted 2588 days ago

Welcome aboard! I don’t think I’ve seen you post yet. Let us see your work and some shop pictures would be nice.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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PanamaJack

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#5 posted 2499 days ago

We would like to welcome you back 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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Dan'um Style

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#6 posted 2446 days ago

welcome to lj’s … take some photos and show off what you are working on

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

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TreeBones

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#7 posted 2299 days ago

Wow! I just checked out your projects and you have some real impressive work, first class. I also am self taught but don’t go as far as you have. My hat’s of to you, well done.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service http://westcoastlands.net/Sawmill.html http://westcoastlands.net/SawBucks2/phpBB3 http://www.portablesawmill.info

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Tuanie

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#8 posted 1699 days ago

Hi Marty, Thanks for the kind words of encouragement.
Regards,
Tuanie.

-- tuanie

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gjd

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#9 posted 1557 days ago

Congratulations on your upcoming 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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cabinetmaster

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#10 posted 1557 days ago

Congratulations on your Anniversay. We look forward to your continued posts and projects.

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

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NikBrown

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#11 posted 1533 days ago

Added you to my “Buddies” list. Hope you don’t mind. Saw your post about maybe starting a NE OH LJ club.

Strong possibility we may be moving to Ashtabula this summer. Would like to have a contact to find out all the local wood haunts.

-- http://digitalwoodworker.com/ - Where woodworking and technology somehow get along.

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