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Location: Sparks, Nevada

My name is Glenn Holsworth and I'm a retired roofer of over 35 years in the San Francisco Bay Area. I've been working with wood since the age of 17 building anything from cabinets, tables, jewelry boxes and wood turnings. For the past 30 years, I have been hunting down the best California Black Walnut (Claro Walnut) in the Northern California region as well as other exotic species of wood. All of the walnut slabs and turning blanks that I have were cut and milled by myself, friends and family on an Alaskan Mill with a 66" bar in order to cut up to 52" wide slabs.

Moreover, you can check out our gallery filled with pictures of past clients finished projects as well as completed projects and furniture that I have made myself. This gallery is just a small preview of how fabulous this beautiful wood looks in all varieties of projects.



Latest Activity

added project Outdoor Walnut Slab Dining Table 06-21-2014 11:10 PM
added blog entry The Holsworth Woodworks Family Blog #4: Update on Holsworth Woodworks 06-21-2014 11:07 PM
added project Zebrawood Cabinet 12-27-2009 11:43 AM
commented on Hope Chest one and only ever 12-27-2009 11:15 AM
added blog entry The Holsworth Woodworks Family Blog #3: Check back for my latest completed project- Zebrawood Cabinet! 12-15-2009 08:11 AM
added blog entry The Holsworth Woodworks Family Blog #2: Thanks to everyone! 12-15-2009 08:06 AM
commented on Highly Figured Walnut 12-15-2009 06:54 AM
added blog entry The Holsworth Woodworks Family Blog #1: Website Launch 12-14-2009 08:29 AM
added project Highly Figured Walnut 12-14-2009 08:19 AM
commented on Granny Blues 12-14-2009 08:11 AM
added project China Cabinet 12-14-2009 08:06 AM
added project Fun Outdoor Bench 12-14-2009 08:01 AM
commented on Desk 12-14-2009 07:54 AM
added project Desk 12-14-2009 07:20 AM
signed up holsworthwoodworks's Profile 12-14-2009 05:45 AM

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#1 posted 12-14-2009 05:57 AM

Welcome to LJs a place were there are great people,super projects and outstanding woodworkers.Enjoy

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 12-14-2009 07:38 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks!

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#3 posted 12-14-2009 09:12 AM

Welcome to the addiction. You have some beautiful material and some great projects. I look forward to seeing more of your stuff.

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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#4 posted 12-14-2009 09:23 AM

WELCOME to LJ’s ….the best place to enhance your woodworking skills and knowledge.

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Scott Bryan

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#5 posted 12-14-2009 01:37 PM

Hello Glenn,

Let me welcome you to LJs. I am sure that you will find being a member of this group to be an interesting, as well as exciting, experience. Have fun and enjoy.

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

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#6 posted 12-14-2009 02:35 PM

Welcome to LJ’s. We are here to help you with your woodworking endeavors. Feel free to ask for advise. But Be aware…this site can be very addictive…………LOL

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

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#7 posted 12-14-2009 04:36 PM

Welcome aboard. Nice to have you join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#8 posted 12-14-2009 07:12 PM

Welcome neighbor! pull up a chair and stay awhile the people are great and in my opinion all willing to share .

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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#9 posted 12-14-2009 07:24 PM

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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#10 posted 12-15-2009 08:00 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!


-- The things I make may be for others, but how I make them is for me.

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Mike Pientka

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#11 posted 12-18-2009 03:14 AM

welcome aboard !

-- Engineer by day, Woodworker by night, Original Approach LLC, Windsor CO,

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#12 posted 12-21-2009 06:39 PM

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 soon moving to Virginia †

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#13 posted 12-11-2010 12:47 AM

Imagine that! A year has almost gone by since you became a Lumber Jock. Congratulations on your anniversary! I look forward to your posts.

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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