Chris McDowell

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Location: Canton, GA

I have worked in the tire industry since 2006 and have been a musician my whole life. For years I thought being a musician would turn into a career, but it never worked out, so now I just play random gigs here and there for friends.

Woodworking for me was a life-saver. I was a new dad, work was stressing me out and I felt like I was gonna snap. It has been such a great way for me to just escape for a little while. I can just focus on the task at hand and forget everything else for a moment in time. I find it to be very fulfilling and I never want to give it up.

I also make woodworking videos on YouTube. My channel is at


-- Chris, , FACEBOOK: , Proverbs 16:9

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commented on Cedar bowls 07-31-2015 04:12 PM
commented on A coffee table made from an old fire pit 07-31-2015 04:11 PM
commented on A coffee table made from an old fire pit 07-31-2015 04:09 PM
commented on Shop Update #6: New Rikon 70-100 Mini Lathe 07-28-2015 10:02 AM
commented on Shop Update #6: New Rikon 70-100 Mini Lathe 07-28-2015 09:56 AM
added blog entry Shop Update #6: New Rikon 70-100 Mini Lathe 07-26-2015 12:06 AM
commented on Childs Metamorphic High/Rocking Chair 07-25-2015 11:59 PM
commented on Adoption Map 06-02-2015 12:41 AM
commented on A coffee table made from an old fire pit 06-02-2015 12:40 AM
added blog entry A coffee table made from an old fire pit 06-01-2015 12:56 AM
commented on DK's CrossCut SLed 06-01-2015 12:51 AM
commented on Figured Myrtlewood and Jatoba 05-28-2015 08:00 PM
commented on Portable Workbench with Storage 05-21-2015 11:33 PM
commented on Harbor Freight Oscillating Spindle Sander 05-21-2015 11:31 PM
commented on Sapele and Quilted Maple Master Suite 05-16-2015 12:36 AM

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#1 posted 07-04-2012 03:39 PM

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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#2 posted 07-04-2012 03:59 PM

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

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 07-04-2012 05:33 PM

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#4 posted 07-04-2012 11:17 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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#5 posted 03-11-2014 11:31 PM

Looks like you’ve got a grand start. Lotsa nice projects going on there. Look forward to seeing more. Work/Play safe. Keep makin dust.

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

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Chris McDowell

555 posts in 1126 days

#6 posted 03-12-2014 12:31 AM

Thanks a lot Roger. I plan on making much much more!

-- Chris, , FACEBOOK: , Proverbs 16:9

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