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Location: Rochester Hills MI

I am an amateur woodworker just getting back into furniture building. I began in our previous home building loft beds of my own design for our sons years ago. They were pretty simple, pine dresser facing pine desk with bookshelf up the back, and a single bed that stretched across the two. Later I build the cabinets for our kitchen, all in a makeshift basement workshop (really the laundry room).

With our move I secured a real workshop space in the new basement, first building a cabinet that houses my benchtop table saw and router into a nice combination table saw/router table with dust collection and storage. I also have had a bench top drill press and have since added a portable planer a benchtop band saw and a dust collection system.

My first furniture project in my new workshop was a mission style bed and twin night stands that I altered the plans slightly to coordinate with the style of my grandfathers old oak mirrored dresser. Next came a pair of bow arm morris chairs and ottomans.

-- If at first you don't succeed it'll make some mighty fine kindling -- corncob --

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commented on Height Gage for Router and Table Saw 04-15-2012 12:26 AM
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commented on Bow Arm Morris Chairs finished 06-12-2010 03:17 PM
added project Bow Arm Morris Chairs finished 06-12-2010 12:31 PM
commented on Bow Arm Morris Chairs 06-12-2010 03:18 AM
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commented on Day / Trundle Bed 04-19-2009 06:39 AM
commented on Mission Bed 04-16-2009 12:49 AM
commented on Bow Arm Morris Chairs 04-16-2009 12:45 AM
commented on flag display case 04-15-2009 05:45 AM
commented on Bow Arm Morris Chairs 04-15-2009 05:09 AM
added project Bow Arm Morris Chairs 04-15-2009 04:58 AM

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#1 posted 04-15-2009 03:15 AM

Welcome to LJ’s. We are here to help you with your woodworking endeavors. Feel free to ask for advise. But Be aware…this site can be very addictive…………..LOL

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

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#2 posted 04-15-2009 03:57 AM

Welcome. You have found the right place for woodworking. A great group of people willing to help. Looking forward to see your projects and comments. Work safe in the shop and don’t forget to use pushsticks

-- "Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life" Solomon

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Scott Bryan

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#3 posted 04-15-2009 04:05 AM

Hello Corncob,

Let me welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find being a member of this group to be both a rewarding and an inspirational part of your woodworking adventure.

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

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#4 posted 04-15-2009 04:09 AM

Welcome to Lumber Jocks! This is a great place to get – or give – advice about woodworking on the forums and the project posts are a wonderful source of new ideas. I love this site, I hope you will enjoy it too.

Look forward to seeing more of your projects and posts.

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#5 posted 04-15-2009 05:23 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks – The best woodworking community anywhere!
I look forward to seeing your posts and projects.

Share the Love ~ Share the Knowledge

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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Todd Thomas

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#6 posted 04-15-2009 10:02 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks….It will be a great resource for you and your projects. There are a bunch of great people here willing to help……have fun….Looking forward to your projects and posts….. WARNING: Visiting LumberJocks has proven to be addictive.

-- Todd, Oak Ridge, TN, Hello my name is Todd and I'm a Toolholic, I bought my last tool 10 days, no 4 days, oh heck I bought a tool on the way here! †

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#7 posted 04-15-2009 02:17 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#8 posted 04-15-2009 02:18 PM

Welcome Corncob, glad you’ve joined us!

-- Bill, Florida

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#9 posted 04-15-2009 03:41 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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#10 posted 04-16-2009 02:53 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. Appomattox Virginia †

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#11 posted 04-16-2009 03:25 AM

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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#12 posted 04-16-2009 07:06 PM

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

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#13 posted 04-23-2009 07:15 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks Neighbor! Lots of friends with lots of talent!

I look forward to your projects and posts.

-- spanky46 -- Never enough clamps...Never enough tools...Never enough time.

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#14 posted 04-10-2010 04:25 AM

Imagine that! A year has gone by since you became a Lumber Jock. Congratulations on your anniversary! I look forward to your posts.

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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