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Location: MICHigan, 40 miles north of Detroit
Website: www.genesiswoodworks.com

There is nothing like the smell of sawdust with my coffee in the morning!

I've been working with wood for about 30 years, and also have a degree in drafting and design. After 20 years in the auto industry, I set my sights on what really thrills me. Starting with kitchen & bath remodels, moving on to cabinets, fireplace mantels, furniture and custom stair cases and rails.
Currently I install custom stair cases and rails pretty much full time work for a stair guy that has been doing stairs for over 30 years. He gets the jobs noone else wants because the builder wants curved built up stair cases and rails. Most of my work is a full cover stair case which is putting fake stringers on the rough stair case then adding full treads and risers posts and rails in whatever species the owners want so I get to work with a lot of different woods.
Eventually my goal is to pretty much get out of the stair business and just do custom work and built-ins for the builders that I meet doing stairs. I'm getting tired of unloading and loading up my tools everyday. A couple of days here and there would be fine and the rest in my shop would be wonderful. Time will tell.

Take care and God Bless.

Rich

-- Talent on Loan from God - Rush Limbaugh ----------www.genesiswoodworks.com----------

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gene

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#1 posted 2309 days ago

Welcome to the wonderful world of LJ’s (Enjoy) Come on in, The water’s fine, fine, fine. Happy, that you have chosen to join the family.
You can ask, show, teach, learn, and Share woodworking experiences.
There’s something here for anyone that likes working with wood.
Plus new friends
God bless

-- Gene, a Christian in Virginia

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Scott Bryan

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#2 posted 2309 days ago

Hi Dhg,

Let me welcome you to LJs. I hope that you will find this to be an interesting and exciting part of your woodworking adventure.

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

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GaryK

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#3 posted 2309 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks! Enjoy yourself.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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HallTree

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#4 posted 2309 days ago

Welcome Rich. Looks like you have the woodworking experence to help some of those here that are just starting out in woodworking. Looking forward to see your projects and comments. Have fun and work safe.

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

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rikkor

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#5 posted 2309 days ago

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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Grumpy

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#6 posted 2309 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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Max

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#7 posted 2309 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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cajunpen

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#8 posted 2309 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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ND2ELK

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#9 posted 2308 days ago

Welcome to Lumber jocks. The projects are an inspiration, The information is priceless and The people are supportive. Only problem is,The sight can be addictive.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Karson

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#10 posted 2306 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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barlow

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#11 posted 2305 days ago

Sounds good, just let me know when your in the area.

-- barlow

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Paul D

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#12 posted 2305 days ago

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

-- Paul D - Lawrenceville, Georgia

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PanamaJack

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#13 posted 2304 days ago

We welcome you to the one and only LumberJocks. We hope that you enjoy your stay/visit each and every time you show up on our door step. If you should need any woodworking question answered, don’t hesitate to ask. Somebody’s gonna have a good answer for you.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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gjd

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#14 posted 1950 days ago

Congratulations! This coming week you will have been a Lumber Jock for 1 year! Thanks for your participation.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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Clement

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#15 posted 1815 days ago

Well done Rich:

I am a fool for any jig for my routers. I am especially interested in yours.
I am excited about your mortising jig.
If you don’t mind I am going to use a few of your ideas,
Keep those ideas coming, and best of everything to you and yours.

Clement

-- Clement, from Longview in East Texas

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