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Location: Tazewell,Virginia
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I am just a "week-end" woodworker. All my projects are made in a small basement shop with basic tools and skills. Router, table saw and a skil saw are my main power tools. I started this as a hobby years ago and it still is, but recently people have taken notice and I've started to get orders for many of my projects. Guess my skills have improved. Mostly I make smaller projects but will try anything. Would love to have comments on my projects, even the "hey Jeff, next time try this" type. Really feel i am with the pros in here.

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way thats says "I meant to do that".

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#1 posted 12-26-2012 11:37 PM

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 12-26-2012 11:55 PM

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

Because I often get asked questions by new members I’ve included the answers to the most( FAQ) along with my welcoming message to LJs.

You should know that posting questions or projects here (your profile page) will not get you very many responses’ just because it’s your profile page not part of a main forum. To post in a main forum read below.

Want to know how to post something?
See the drop-down box underneath my Lumberjocks in the upper right hand corner. Click on the arrow and select which type of posting you want to make (Project, Blog entry, Forum topic). This will take you to the appropriate page and you just fill in the form.

Sending Private messages(PMs) to other members
Click on the word” home” next to the profile picture of the member you want to contact ,then click on “send message”

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Just for the record even though I have a large number of post I’m not involved with LJs management ,I’m just another member.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#3 posted 12-27-2012 10:22 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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#4 posted 01-24-2013 01:49 PM

Welcome to Lumber Jocks Jeff, Nice chest you made.

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JohnnyRThrottle

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#5 posted 01-24-2013 04:57 PM

Hi Jeff, Thanks for the compliment. I dont know if you looked at my other work and got the idea I’m good at doing rounded tops but I think I kind of got lucky with the ones I did. It was trial and error that I got the lids built. what I did was cut some slats to the length that I wanted. I cut them 2in. or 3in. wide. Then a 5 degree cut on both sides of the slats and laid them down beside each other on two pieces.of wide tape. The tape was at least twice as long as the slats. Then I pulled the tapes together to form an arch. If they looked like they would line up properly I laid them down flat and applied my glueI pulled them back together and taped them real tight. Make sure you have them lined up nice and straight. Dont worry about the extra glue, just simply wipe off with a warm slightly damp cloth. Let dry and remove the tape and you should have a nice arched top. Remember practice before glueing. I hope that helps you a bit. Let me know. Johnny”R”

-- JohnnyR, England, http://www.woodworkerJohnnyR.com

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jeffswildwood

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#6 posted 03-07-2013 01:59 PM

here you go luv2learn….

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way thats says "I meant to do that".

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#7 posted 03-07-2013 03:39 PM

Thanks Jeff, I am a visual kind of guy and these additional pictures sure help.

Lee

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#8 posted 04-03-2015 01:07 PM

You have some cool projects and I like your picture box. I may be using this for someones birthday gift. Thanks Jeff.
Dave

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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