Chris McDowell

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Location: Canton, GA
Website: Http://

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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added blog entry Make a Pallet Sign - DIY Project 05-04-2015 01:08 AM
commented on Rustic Wall Sconces 04-02-2015 01:43 AM
commented on Rustic Wall Sconces 03-31-2015 10:07 AM
commented on Crate Topper 03-30-2015 09:13 PM
commented on First project :) 03-30-2015 09:07 PM
commented on Rustic Wall Sconces 03-30-2015 09:06 PM
added blog entry Rustic Wall Sconces 03-29-2015 06:35 PM
commented on 2x4 Bench: A cheap Pottery Barn knock-off 03-14-2015 12:37 PM
added blog entry Cigar Box Guitar | Part 2 01-17-2015 08:36 PM
commented on Bench/Coffee table 01-17-2015 08:25 PM
added blog entry Cigar Box Guitar | Part 1 01-11-2015 10:16 PM
commented on Sliding clamping ripping jig (the JIGGIE slicer ) 01-04-2015 11:57 AM
commented on Chair and Desk 01-03-2015 06:52 PM
commented on 2x4 Bench: A cheap Pottery Barn knock-off 01-03-2015 12:27 PM
commented on 2x4 Bench: A cheap Pottery Barn knock-off 01-02-2015 02:54 PM

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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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529 posts in 1033 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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