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Location: Fort Myers, Florida
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I live and work in Southwest Florida. I am originally from the Chicago area. I lived in Missouri and ran a fishing lodge in Rockaway Beach where I was a fishing tour guide and competed in Fishing Tournaments.

I have always loved working with wood. Ever since I was a kid I enjoyed cutting wood pieces and making things. In highschool I got into wood working classes where my enjoyment grew.

The first piece I made was a 'butler' that had a hanger for a coat and a small bench with slots for spare change and pocket stuff.

I re-built a 90 year old farm house some years ago.

Most recently, I have been enjoying making furniture and gardening structures for my partner. When we first built our home 5 years ago, I constructed a pergola structure for her vegetable garden. My son helped me build up a wooden piling wall to the side of our home, to raise up the walking area and make it easier for walking and gardening.
I have also built a large patio bench for our lanai and a table from Cedar. In addition I built a plant shelf for my sweeties many, many plants. I have also built a wooden chaise lounge and companion table. Most recently, I just completed making a dining room table and am in the process of completeing thedining room chairs. See my photos.

I am looking forward to sharing projects and ideas with everyone on this forum.

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#1 posted 2326 days ago

Hey Dennis!

Welcome to LJ!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#2 posted 2326 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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#3 posted 2326 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- Greg Mitchell--Lowell, AR--gdamitchell@sbcglobal.net

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#4 posted 2326 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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#5 posted 2325 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks. Enjoy the community.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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#6 posted 2322 days ago

Welcome to the site. Great to have you here!

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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#7 posted 2320 days ago

Wahoo! You joined the best woodworking community anywhere, Welcome to LJ!

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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#8 posted 1233 days ago

Well, another year has rolled by. Congratulations on your 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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