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Location: Palm Harbor

I am retired but have been doing woodworking as a hobby for over 20 years. Since I retired I have had more time to spend at my hobby and have been much more productive and have likewise raised my skill level. I have been involved in starting a Toymaker group as an outreach ministry with our church. In the 5 years we have been going we have a wonderful workshop and about 40 volunteers who work 1 to 4 days a week producing simple brightly painted toys for children in hospitals, homeless shelters, battered womens' shelters and other places where children are in distress. We produce 4 to 5 thousand toys a year. Our wood is donated hardwood cutoffs from a local mill shop, our paint is donated by Sherwin Williams and the glue is donated by Titebond. We use no metal parts and no part smaller than 1-1/4" to meet Consumer Product Safety Council standards. When not making toys I love to make boxes and furniture for family, friends and our church.

-- John Little, ToyMakers of East Lake

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added project Pendulum Cradle 09-03-2016 01:18 AM
commented on Maloof inspired Rocker #2 08-02-2016 06:03 PM
commented on RTJ-400 Dovetail Jig review 03-08-2016 01:48 AM
commented on Linda's Rocker 02-18-2016 02:06 AM
commented on A Couple Maloof Rockers 01-13-2016 04:19 PM
commented on Mortise and Tenon Jig 10-05-2015 01:28 PM
posted review Mortise and Tenon Jig 10-05-2015 01:10 AM
commented on RIKON 10-351, 14” Professional Bandsaw 10-04-2015 11:45 PM
commented on Rocking Chair 10-03-2015 12:47 AM
commented on Sinker mahogany double rocking chair 09-20-2015 08:03 PM
commented on One Classy Gun Cabinet 08-20-2015 11:45 PM
commented on RIKON 10-351, 14” Professional Bandsaw 07-25-2015 11:39 PM
commented on RIKON 10-351, 14” Professional Bandsaw 07-21-2015 04:21 PM
posted review RIKON 10-351, 14” Professional Bandsaw 07-17-2015 08:30 PM
commented on William and Mary Cabinet 07-15-2015 01:25 AM

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#1 posted 04-04-2012 03:38 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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#2 posted 04-04-2012 04:14 PM

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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#3 posted 04-04-2012 09:58 PM

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#4 posted 04-05-2012 12:51 AM

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

-- Custom furniture

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#5 posted 04-05-2012 10:22 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#6 posted 04-05-2012 01:35 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks! It’s a great place with great people, and, oh yeah, there’s the woodworking too! Have fun and play safe! :)

-- I'm a wood magician... I can turn fine lumber into firewood before your very eyes! - Please visit and sign up for my project updates!

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#7 posted 09-02-2015 07:30 AM

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