I just wanted to take a moment to introduce myself to the group, say hello, thanks for having me, and I am excited to commune with you all in the days, months, and years to come. A little about me…. I am a Georgia boy who has settled in Matthews, NC. Happily married to my lovely bride for just over 3 years now, an old dalmation and a 1 yr old english bulldog pup round out our little family right now. I grew up wood working, my grandfather owned a custom picture frame shop and I ...
Just a short introduction to version 2 of my router powered lathe duplicator/ copier attachment. This router attachment enables the duplication of existing wood turnings or the creation new woodturnings through the use of a template.
Well, I figured my first blog should be an introduction. I found Lumberjocks through the Wood Whisperer site. For the last couple of weeks I would check the site at work and home, starting to build what I can only now call an addiction. I finally signed-up because I felt that if I was going to look, I should at least be able to contribute. a single paragraph. I am a twice deployed Army Veteran, who was a tank platoon leader the first tour (in 03) and the division’s commo officer for ...
First off let me start by introducing myself. My name is John Gray, i’m currently 33 years old and live in Spencerport New York. I’ve been married to the love of my life for 7 years now and have 2 beautiful daughters (hence the title of my blog “3 girls and a woodworker”). I guess i’ve been into wood working for most of my life, i grew up with a dad that spent a lot of time in the workshop building things. He worked primarily with pine (becasue it was cheap) ...
So, this is an introduction to Jason. I am 27 years old and have always been active with some sort of project or another. My first experience with woodworking was in middle school shop class and carried all the way through high school where I spent as much time as I could in the wood shop. After high school the lack of access to a shop led me away from doing anything with woodworking and really any sort of projects at all. Then I got married and moved into my own house and the projects ...
I used to be primarily a lurker in online communities, lately i’ve gotten away from that, so here’s an intro. My name I Jarod, i’m 36 years old, living in Austin, TX. I grew up in central Illinois. I’ve been married for 2 years, and we have 2 dogs (Grim – Doberman and Cassidy – pit/german shepherd) and 2 cats (MonkeyButt & Peatrice). I’m a software developer, focused primarily in Java. I’ve been working in the industry since 1996, but ...
Hi all, I’m Jyl.I’m obviously new here and appreciate anyone who decides it is worthy of your time to read.I am a lover of wood, building, being creative and all things small. I came back to creating with wood (and other materials) because of a health issue. I’ve found that many other hobby-workers have also had this experience so you might notice that I mention it here and there. I will certainly try to not come off as a whiner but please understand as you get to know ...
I have heard that there are people of whom all manner of things will go awry for, chances are I have met plenty of them, of which none have stopped to share their story. I would suggest too that I am one of these people. At 23, I have experienced a significant amount of strife (if for a moment I may permit myself to play a martyr, more strife than you), all of which has led me here. I don’t particularly wish to start this off with such an ominous tone, however I have long since come ...
I am a new member to Lumberjocks and am just starting to do this type of networking. I am also pretty inexperienced with doing scrolling, only have had my scroll saw for 5 years but have not done very much with it. A long those lines, I am also starting a blog of my own, www.scrollingdesign.com. On my blog, I am going to be relating my experiences as I learn more about scrolling and scrolling designs. There is so much information and I am hoping to be able to help others by telling the reader...
I’m starting to gather together and make a few tools that will be dedicated to lutherie, that is, the building and repair of stringed instruments which are usually made of wood. Having a dedicated lutherie kit will just make my life easier than walking back and forth in the shop grabbing the needed tool. Many of these will likely end up in a stand, box, or drawer for easy access while doing repairs. From the sound of things, learning to re-hair violin bows and the like is a good...
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