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Location: Tucson AZ
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Started learning how to create with wood when I was in 7th grade (that was in '74/'75) so I have been piddling a bit since then. Have enjoyed a military career in the US Air Force and was privileged to fly and fight for our nation in many locations around the globe.

Enjoy all things wrt woodworking, from small turnings, furniture repair (which has come in helpful after the many moves) and even large items such as desks and bookshelves.

Haven't done much with inlay or carving - may try some of that soon.

God Bless you as you turn lumber into sawdust!

-- Ed

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commented on My Retirement Shadow Box 09-08-2013 03:28 AM
commented on Military Shadow Box construction 05-11-2013 04:06 AM
commented on Spanky's Shadow Box 02-12-2010 05:07 AM
commented on Deer mounts 09-06-2009 11:46 PM
commented on Military Shadow Box construction 09-02-2009 04:31 AM
commented on Spanky's Shadow Box 09-02-2009 04:18 AM
commented on My Retirement Shadow Box 09-02-2009 04:16 AM
commented on Vets shadow box 09-01-2009 03:45 AM
commented on Spanky's Shadow Box 08-31-2009 07:24 PM
commented on My Retirement Shadow Box 08-31-2009 07:22 PM
commented on Shadow Box 08-31-2009 07:21 PM
commented on My Retirement Shadow Box 08-31-2009 04:36 AM
commented on My Retirement Shadow Box 08-31-2009 04:33 AM
commented on Spanky's Shadow Box 08-31-2009 04:18 AM
added project My Retirement Shadow Box 08-31-2009 04:11 AM

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Max

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#1 posted 03-05-2009 07:34 AM

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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woodworm

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#2 posted 03-05-2009 11:01 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Todd Thomas

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#3 posted 03-05-2009 12:24 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks….It will be a great resource for you and your projects. There are a bunch of great people here willing to help……have fun….Looking forward to your projects and posts….. WARNING: Visiting LumberJocks has proven to be addictive.

-- Todd, Oak Ridge, TN, Hello my name is Todd and I'm a Toolholic, I bought my last tool 10 days, no 4 days, oh heck I bought a tool on the way here! †

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cabinetmaster

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#4 posted 03-05-2009 01:26 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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Scott Bryan

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#5 posted 03-05-2009 02:36 PM

Hello Jez,

Let me welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find this to be both an exciting and an inspirational part of your woodworking adventure.

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

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trifern

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#6 posted 03-05-2009 02:37 PM

Welcome to LJ’s.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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wpreman

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#7 posted 03-05-2009 02:55 PM

Welcome, glad you’ve joined us!

-- Bill, Florida

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Bureaucrat

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#8 posted 03-06-2009 02:10 AM

Welcome to Lumber Jocks! This is a great place to get – or give – advice about woodworking on the forums and the project posts are a wonderful source of new ideas. I love this site, I hope you will enjoy it too.

Look forward to seeing your projects and posts.

-- Gary

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Karson

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#9 posted 03-06-2009 04:57 AM

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 karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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jez

31 posts in 2125 days


#10 posted 03-06-2009 08:15 AM

Thanks for the kind words all – look forward to posting a few pictures of some projects soon. My next planned work is a shadow box for military retirement (which got me to this site in the first place).

I’m thinking of using mesquite and oak – if I don’t burn up all my blades and bits in the process!

-- Ed

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rikkor

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#11 posted 03-06-2009 02:19 PM

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here. Thank you for your service.

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Grumpy

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#12 posted 03-06-2009 11:24 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks Jez. This is a great community of people with like interests.There is much to learn here & you will have the opportunity to share your skills & ideas with others. I hope you enjoy LJ’s as much as I do.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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HallTree

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#13 posted 03-06-2009 11:47 PM

Welcome Ed. You have found the right place for woodworking. A great group of people willing to help. Looking forward to see your projects and comments. Work safe in the shop and don’t forget to use pushsticks.

-- "Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life" Solomon

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Bureaucrat

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#14 posted 02-27-2010 03:40 AM

Congratulations on your upcoming anniversary as a Lumber Jock! I look forward to more of your posts.

-- Gary

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