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Location: Howard County, Maryland
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I am a 33 year old Construction Project Manager for a small GC in the Baltimore area. I went to the University of MD and graduated with a BS in Civil Engineering, and directly after graduating, worked for one of the top 5 GC's in the nation for almost 10 years. During those 10 years I was out of town for 4 1/2 years. This cut into my family / home time, and this is why I moved onto the company I am with right now. With that move I have been able to start to get caught up on house work and begin my wood working hobby (mostly out of necessity right now).

Of my first 3 projects there is only one that I would consider "for me"...You will see a pic of my table top cigar humidifier soon (nothing special, but it holds 70% humidity, and that is what it is supposed to do!)

-- Wood working is my relaxation, until nothing fits or works out right...Then it's just like work!

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commented on First Humidor 06-04-2010 08:20 PM
commented on Craig's Workshop 09-08-2009 12:19 PM
added project Garden Bench 09-08-2009 04:02 AM
commented on The Power of Sketchup Program 08-03-2009 05:59 PM
commented on Guitar Hero Controller Stand 08-03-2009 04:38 PM
commented on Asian Bench 07-30-2009 09:33 PM
commented on Adirondack Bench 07-28-2009 08:41 PM
commented on Adirondack Bench 07-28-2009 08:39 PM
added project Adirondack Bench 07-26-2009 11:26 PM
commented on Assembly Table/Multi-Use Cart 07-15-2009 08:37 PM
replied on Where are we all from ?? 07-15-2009 08:30 PM
commented on Adirondack - Reclinable 07-10-2009 04:54 PM
added project Adirondack - Reclinable 07-10-2009 04:46 AM
commented on In the family 07-07-2009 05:59 PM
added blog entry In the family 07-06-2009 04:56 PM

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Craig

25 posts in 1911 days


#1 posted 06-29-2009 08:20 PM

I’m a newbie to this site, but a long time surfer of it. I enjoy looking at everyone’s work. It helps me to come up with some of my own ideas.

I started off building speaker boxes for my car about 16 years ago, and now I’m starting to make furniture…Never thought I’d be doing that, but there is a satisfaction to making something yourself.

I don’t have anything posted yet, but will take some pictures and post them over the next couple of weeks.

-- Wood working is my relaxation, until nothing fits or works out right...Then it's just like work!

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Max

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#2 posted 06-29-2009 08:53 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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Todd Thomas

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#3 posted 06-29-2009 09:41 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks….This will be a great resource for you and your projects. There are a bunch of great people here willing to help……have fun….

I’m looking forward to seeing 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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Karson

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#4 posted 06-30-2009 12:13 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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Beginningwoodworker

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#5 posted 06-30-2009 12:20 AM

Craig, Welcome to LumberJocks!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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cabinetmaster

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#6 posted 06-30-2009 12:58 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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gjd

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#7 posted 06-30-2009 01:13 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 your projects and posts.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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Scott Bryan

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#8 posted 06-30-2009 01:15 AM

Hello Craig,

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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Bigdogs117

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#9 posted 06-30-2009 03:52 AM

Welcome to the shop. I look forward to seeing your projects and I hope you enjoy the site. There is alot of good information available from both professionals and amateurs who are willing to share their craft. God Bless!

-- Rusty

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TimberMan

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#10 posted 06-30-2009 05:20 AM

Welcome to LJ’s neighbor. I grew up in HoCo. Looking forward to seeing some of your work.

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a1Jim

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#11 posted 06-30-2009 07:08 AM

Welcome to LJs were we have great people , super projects,fantastic woodworkers. Enjoy.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Craig

25 posts in 1911 days


#12 posted 06-30-2009 01:59 PM

Thanks for all of the welcomes!!

Just so everyone knows, I already do love this site, and waste a good bit of time here looking at other peoples projects. It’s amazing how someone elses project can spark that creative thing in your own head. (i.e. I was going to buy a table top cigar humidor, but looked around on here and did a little homework on how humidors work, and then I decided to make one!)

I’m just finally saying thanks for all of the great ideas…Who knows, maybe my work will do the same.

-- Wood working is my relaxation, until nothing fits or works out right...Then it's just like work!

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Grumpy

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#13 posted 07-06-2009 01:12 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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jockmike2

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#14 posted 07-06-2009 08:48 PM

Welcome to LJs.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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Occie gilliam

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#15 posted 07-10-2009 04:07 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks

-- OC down in Costa Rica. come down and see me some time. I'll keep the light on for you too-oc@hotmail.com mail.com

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