• Advertise with us
View jsegs's:homeworkshopprojects (1)blog (1)reviews (0)forum topics (0)buddies (0)favorites (0)activity logWatch


None so far

21 posts in 1397 days

Location: South Charleston WV

I've been around wood working nearly my whole life. My Grandpa has a woodshop in his basement and I can remember bugging him to make me "swords" or "guns" as a kid. In highschool I realized that his shop was really cool and had a lot of equipment and tools in it that most people didnt have (I guess I just thought everyone's Grandpa had a woodshop in their basement). I started playing around on my own and looking at projects in magazines for inspiration and ideas to make original items. I made several small things, but never really committed much time to woodworking as a whole. I made a laminated stool with a walnut/cherry/ash/oak top, and I made a cedar chest with a rounded top (it took me forever to figure out how to clamp the thing), and several clocks, shelves, and other necesities.

I bought my first house 2 years ago and have been trying to figure out how to set-up my own shop ever since. I have a few saws now and have decided that my basement will become a woodshop, just like my Grandpas. I am realizing that the tools that he collected over a lifetime are going to cost a ton of money! So I am looking for good deals on tools (probably like everyone else) and am slowly putting together a decent shop. I have a lot to learn, but I enjoy woodworking and am always looking for a new pattern or idea to bring to life with wood.

Latest Activity | view all »

commented on Rubber Band Gun............... 929 days ago
commented on Honduran Mahogany Upright Jewelry Box 1016 days ago
commented on Stanley No 3 1180 days ago
commented on Stanley No 3 1182 days ago
added blog entry Stanley No 3 1182 days ago
commented on Oak, Padauk & Bloodwood Cradle 1257 days ago
commented on Epoxy table tops 1280 days ago
commented on cedar limb bed 1337 days ago
commented on Aunbrea's Box 1361 days ago
commented on Band-Saw Box 1361 days ago
commented on Bandsaw Box 1361 days ago
commented on Fancy Bandsaw Box 1361 days ago
commented on techyman2's Workshop 1383 days ago
commented on AaronK's Workshop 1383 days ago
commented on Brian024's Workshop 1383 days ago

Latest Projects | view all 1 »

Latest Blog Entries | view all 1 »

Grab widget

8 comments so far

View ND2ELK's profile


13495 posts in 2379 days

#1 posted 1397 days ago

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

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

View SnowyRiver's profile


51451 posts in 2086 days

#2 posted 1397 days ago

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

View Splinterman's profile


23058 posts in 1967 days

#3 posted 1397 days ago

“Welcome to Lumber Jocks”…enjoy the experience.

View gjd's profile


18326 posts in 2258 days

#4 posted 1396 days ago

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 look forward to seeing your projects and posts.

Please enjoy your membership

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

View a1Jim's profile


112002 posts in 2183 days

#5 posted 1396 days ago

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

-- Custom furniture

View Max's profile


55956 posts in 2879 days

#6 posted 1396 days ago

Glad to see that you have made LumberJocks a part of your Woodworking experience… Welcome

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

View Ken90712's profile


14848 posts in 1794 days

#7 posted 1394 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks! The greatest site around, you love it in here.

WARNING—you will be addicted to here with all the good stuff and people on here… LOL

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

View WistysWoodWorkingWonders's profile


11908 posts in 1762 days

#8 posted 1330 days ago

Hi there,
Welcome to LumberJocks… I joined the site myself a little over a year 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…

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


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

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics :: gardening showcase