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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#1 posted 2725 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks, Randy.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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Karson

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#2 posted 2725 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks, We have pro’s here and wannabees. We have rustic and stuff that didn’t start out to be rustic but might be now. And, some beautiful (Not saying that rustic is not beautiful) furniture pieces.

-- 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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jpw1995

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#3 posted 2703 days ago

It’s good to see someone else from KY participating. Where is Morning View exactly?

-- JP, Shelbyville, KY

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hObOmOnk

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#4 posted 2703 days ago

JP:

Morning View is in Kenton County, about 25 miles south of Cincinnati, Ohio.
I live in a Sears Kit Home (circa 1928) at an old hunting and fishing club located along the Licking River, which runs into the Ohio River. I’m surrounded by hundreds of acres of primitive river bottom woods, fields and streams.

-- 温故知新

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Bill

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#5 posted 2702 days ago

Welcome Aboard Randy. Sounds like a great place to live. Do you harvest your own timber?

-- Bill, Turlock California, http://www.brookswoodworks.com

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hObOmOnk

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#6 posted 2702 days ago

Hello Bill:

I mainly collect my own rustic materials such as twigs, roots, vines, and bark.
I use mostly reclaimed materials such as barnwood, used bourbon barrels, and old furniture pieces. I buy some mill scraps from a local artisan sawmill.

I make or blend all of my own finishes based upon traditional recipes and my own formulations. I was a Clinical Chemist, turned computer consultant and professional writer.

Rustic furniture making is an old tradition in my family.

-- 温故知新

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Obi

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#7 posted 2701 days ago

Welcome to the Shop

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David

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#8 posted 2701 days ago

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oscorner

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#9 posted 2630 days ago

Welcome. Come on in and visit for a while.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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PanamaJack

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#10 posted 2623 days ago

Welcome back to LumberJocks. We all hope you enjoyed your stay. You have questions, we’ll answer them…You have answers, we’ll question them. We would enjoy your return trip….

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

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Dan'um Style

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#11 posted 2527 days ago

Welcome to lj’s … been looking for you to post a project or two

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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mtnwild

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#12 posted 2091 days ago

Just found your site. Love your projects. The bark ones are great. First time I’ve seen bark put to such good work. Love the canes! All your work is very creative. Thanks for the view.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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gjd

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#13 posted 1993 days ago

Congratulations on your recent 2 year anniversary at Lumber Jocks!

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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Den

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#14 posted 1763 days ago

drgoodwood,
Do you know of any kind of finish that you can put on wood that would compair to a Urushi finish and how would you go about apply it. I am looking for something that has the same kind of look .
Thanks
Den

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gjd

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#15 posted 1637 days ago

Congratulations on your upcoming 3rd anniversary at Lumber Jocks. Thanks for helping make LJ a great place to visit and happy anniversary!

Btw: You are the 1st person that I sent an anniversary note to. I just realize that it’s been a year since I started reminding regular posters in LJ of the impending anniversary.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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