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Location: Overland Park, KS
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I am first a husband of an amazing wife and a father of two awesome kids. By day I am a Construction Manager. After those two things, I am an avid period furnituremaker.

My Dad Ben Hobbs is a professional period furnituremaker in North Carolina, and I learned from him by working with him growing up. With the need for furniture for my daughter's room a few years ago, I picked up woodworking again a few years ago. I enjoy building Queen Anne and Chippendale style furniture and collecting books related to period furniture. I like to take on new challenges year by year to stretch my skills, and to learn from those who are masters in the craft like my father.

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commented on Mahogany 18th century tilt-top 'pie crust' tea table 13 days ago
commented on cabriole leg with quarter column #1: Question on how to put a quater column in a cabriole leg?!?! 321 days ago
commented on Twin for the twins 519 days ago
commented on Daisy 524 days ago
added project Humidor 528 days ago
commented on Chester County Spice Box in Curly Cherry 529 days ago
commented on Philadelphia Chippendale Stool 529 days ago
commented on Philadelphia Chippendale Stool 529 days ago
added project Philadelphia Chippendale Stool 529 days ago
commented on Charleston Easy Chair 696 days ago
commented on My first "Chippendale" bench 799 days ago
commented on Thomas White Desk 846 days ago
commented on Thomas White Desk 847 days ago
commented on Thomas White Desk 847 days ago
commented on Thomas White Desk 847 days ago

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#1 posted 2145 days ago

Hey Chobbs66!! Welcome to LumberJocks!! Walk around and enjoy yourself, the site is vast. You’ll find it’s the best community on the net. If you need anything, give us a ‘holler.

—Steve

-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †

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Max

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#2 posted 2145 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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Scott Bryan

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#3 posted 2145 days ago

Hello Chobbs66,

Welcome to LJs. I hope that you will find this to be an exciting and rewarding part of your woodworking journey.

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

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#4 posted 2145 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#5 posted 2144 days ago

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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#6 posted 2142 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks . This is a great community of people with like interests.There is much to learn here & you will have the opportunity to share your skills & ideas with others. I hope you enjoy LJ’s as much as I do.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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chobbs66

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#7 posted 2141 days ago

Thanks guys for the welcome.

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Kipster

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#8 posted 2141 days ago

Welcome to lumberjocks. I hope you take advantage of all the possibilities LJ’s offers.

-- Kip Northern Illinois ( If you don't know where your goin any road will take you there) George Harrison

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#9 posted 2140 days ago

Welcome to LJs!! Glad you have joined us!!

-- Paul D - Lawrenceville, Georgia

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#10 posted 2127 days ago

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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Karson

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#11 posted 2059 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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#12 posted 1781 days ago

Congratulations on your upcoming anniversary as a Lumber Jock! I look forward to more of your posts.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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#13 posted 1686 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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gjd

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#14 posted 1418 days ago

Another year has rolled by. We must be having too much fun, cause it seems like just yesterday when I congratulated you on 1 year. Congratulations on your 2nd anniversary at Lumber Jocks. Thanks for helping make LJ a great place to visit and happy anniversary!

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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