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Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Website: http://jro-furnituremaker.com/home.html

I recently retired and my decades -long furnituremaking avocation has now become my primary interest. I have a small shop (two car garage size) that limits the scale of my projects projects to a degree. With each project through the years I have set a challenge for myself by incorporating a new design, a new material, a new technique, or a combination of these, and this has been my way of learning. In addition I have taken workshops with Michael Fortune, Jeff Jewitt, Teri Masachi, and Roseanne Somerson, and later this year will take a workshop with Paul Schurch.

I hope to make furniture on a commission basis since our home cannot accommodate any more furniture!

More to follow later.

-- Jim, North Carolina,http://jro-furnituremaker.com/home.html

Latest Activity

commented on Sculpted Purpleheart Bookcase 09-16-2012 05:03 PM
commented on Morgan Creek Table 01-22-2011 04:19 PM
commented on Mesquite Doors 01-22-2011 04:12 PM
commented on Ambrosia Maple Box 01-22-2011 04:06 PM
added project Ambrosia Maple Box 01-21-2011 09:03 PM
added project Mesquite Doors 01-21-2011 05:21 PM
added project Sculpted Purpleheart Bookcase 01-21-2011 05:10 PM
added project Anderson Ranch Chair 01-21-2011 05:03 PM
added project Morgan Creek Table 01-21-2011 04:52 PM
added project Mesquite Buffet 01-21-2011 04:38 PM
signed up jimfurnituremaker's Profile 01-20-2011 10:34 PM

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#1 posted 01-20-2011 10:52 PM

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#2 posted 01-20-2011 11:45 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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#3 posted 01-20-2011 11:53 PM

Welcome to LumberLocks, Good Luck…

-- Rick

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#4 posted 01-21-2011 01:48 AM

“WELCOME to LJ’s” ….Enjoy the experience.

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HallTree

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#5 posted 01-21-2011 06:18 AM

Welcome. 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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#6 posted 01-21-2011 06:11 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Gene Howe

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#7 posted 01-21-2011 06:31 PM

Beautiful doors. Exquisite handles.
Care to share your supplier’s particulars? I get down to Tucson regularly.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#8 posted 01-21-2011 11:14 PM

Sorry about the Miss spelling…

-- Rick

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#9 posted 01-22-2011 07:15 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks. The projects are an inspiration, the information is priceless and the people are supportive. The only problem is, the site can get addictive.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#10 posted 08-15-2011 08:25 PM

Hi there,
Welcome to LumberJocks… I joined the site myself just about 2 years ago and will give you fair warning, this site is VERY ADDICTIVE, VERY EDUCATIONAL, and VERY FUN…. so sit back, enjoy the ride and learn from the other LJ’s as they are a group of extremely talented people that are also very friendly…
I apologize for the late welcome but I am currently serving overseas and don’t have a lot of spare time on my hands.

Enjoy your time here on LJ and pass the word to any of your woodworking buddies about us…

Wisty

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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