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Location: Downers Grove, Il

Been butchering wood for some time now and lately I have found that I enjoy it more than ever. I like to make things starting with a small idea and build as I go. Took up turning a couple years ago and enjoy the challenge of design with each piece of wood.
I also enjoy building all kinds of jigs that make things easier for me and it's great when I come up with ideas to improve the shop.
My main interest are building small items now, but still enjoy the big projects.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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#1 posted 10-22-2012 01:30 AM

Welcome aboard. Nice that you could join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#2 posted 10-22-2012 02:37 AM

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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#3 posted 10-22-2012 04:06 AM

Welcome to Ljs a world wide community were there are great people,super projects and great woodworkers.Enjoy!

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 10-29-2012 12:50 AM

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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#5 posted 08-26-2013 01:41 AM

You’ve got some good lookin stuff. Work/Play safe. Keep makin dust.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#6 posted 08-26-2013 04:53 AM

Roger, thanks for looking. You have my attention on that big volger looking eye. Keep them coming.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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#7 posted 12-22-2013 04:18 PM

love your project’s very nice work

-- Paul Campbell

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#8 posted 02-06-2014 10:06 PM

Thanks Paul, I appreciate the compliment.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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#9 posted 12-06-2014 09:39 AM

Hi Dave, I checked out your projects after seeing your comments on my bowl. Lots of beautiful projects there. I also liked your sharpening jig idea. I have some bits just like that one which I usually sharpen attached to it’s handle, but your idea gives much better control.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#10 posted 04-02-2015 07:32 PM

Nice job DD! I really like the idea of using odd pieces around the shop for good use.

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