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Location: So. Pittsburg, Tn

Retired but working on rustic furniture.

-- Dennis, Tennessee

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#1 posted 2779 days ago

I belong to a few other wood forums, but this seems like a really good group. I’ve just started on rustic furniture and trying to develop my own style. I can’t work everyday, but any day I get into the shop is a good day. I recently learned how to really sharpen chisels and blades for my plane and it’s amazing how much better they work, with less effort and best of all, much greater accuracy.
Nice to meet y’all!

-- Dennis, Tennessee

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#2 posted 2779 days ago

Hi Dennis;
—-wow another rustic lover! Yes, rustic furniture and rustic wood art is great and one hot item at the moment and will be for years to come. Developing you own style is really great since you will be showing your own way of what is in the wood. Do you gather your own wood?

Welcome to Lumber Jocks and glad to see you here!
Have a very good day!!!

-- --frank, NH,

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#3 posted 2778 days ago

Welcome Dennis.
I think you’ll enjoy everybody’s company here. Rustic things I also enjoy.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#4 posted 2776 days ago

Yes Frank, I do collect most of my own wood. I do get some cuttoffs from a one-man sawmill not too far from where I live.
But, here’s the deal. I grew up in Brooklyn, New York. Lived there 45 years. I then moved to Florida. Lived there for near 16 years. About a year or more ago, I had to retire due to medical problems, and just recently started making rustic furniture.
My biggest problem now is identifying wood. I haven’t lived in the mountains long enough to know one from another. I do have a book that I take with me when I go “tree hunting” but I can’t do that often because of the medical things. But I make do with what I select and have really enjoyed myself. The wife “loves” everything I make, but then again, she is a loving wife. LOL

-- Dennis, Tennessee

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Martin Sojka

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#5 posted 2776 days ago


you asked for the link to the Merchandise Store, so here it is: (it is also directly linked from the home page).

Welcome to LJ ;)

-- Martin, | My Facebook:

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#6 posted 2776 days ago

Thanks Martin. Cool stuff.

-- Dennis, Tennessee

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#7 posted 2721 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks Dennis

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

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#8 posted 2715 days ago

Hello, Dennis glad you joined the LumberJocks. Got any shop pictures?

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#9 posted 2627 days ago

We would like to welcome you back to the one and only LumberJocks. 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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#10 posted 2441 days ago

Howdy, Dennis! I see you’re from So. Pittsburg…I’ve got family in those hills from Jasper all the over to Pelham. I enjoy your work!

-- Living on the square...

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#11 posted 1685 days ago

Congratulations on your upcoming 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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#12 posted 1685 days ago

Congratulations on your Anniversay. We look forward to your continued posts and projects.

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

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