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Location: Kanata Ontario Canada
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I have been working with wood on and off for many years but started serious working in the craft from about 2000. I produce fine pieces of handcrafted woodworking using mainly solid woods. I have made things from photo screens, picture frames, memory boxes and shelving units. To entertainment units, beds and tables. I work out of a small work shop in the basement of my home in Kanata Ontario Canada and spend as much time their as I can. I share my life with my wife, two children and various pets.

I owe my love for woodworking to my father who has been a hobbyist woodworker for many years. As a boy I spent many hours playing in the sawdust on the floor of his basement work shop.

Most of my projects seem to be commissions for family and friends but I also have made many pieces for others.

I find inspiration for my projects from reading books and magazine about woodworking, surfing the internet and talking with other woodworkers.

My goal is always to make the best handcrafted piece of woodworking I can. As well as challenging myself in design and construction of each and every piece.

-- Ken, Kanata Ont. Canada

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added project Kubb Game 101 days ago
commented on Shaker inspired table. 357 days ago
added project Shaker inspired table. 357 days ago
added project Hope Chest 371 days ago
added project Church pew coffee table. 428 days ago
added project Ballot box 480 days ago
commented on Display cabinet 549 days ago
commented on Guitar stand 549 days ago
commented on Guitar stand 550 days ago
added project Guitar stand 550 days ago
added project Display cabinet 550 days ago
commented on Oak Bookcase 595 days ago
commented on In the wood shop today #9: shaping chair legs on router table 707 days ago
commented on In the wood shop today #8: Project updates 708 days ago
commented on Guitar Display Case. 992 days ago

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SnowyRiver

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#1 posted 1819 days ago

Welcome aboard. Nice to have you join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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Splinterman

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#2 posted 1819 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s…the best site to enhance your woodworking skills and knowledge.

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Scott Bryan

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#3 posted 1819 days ago

Hello Ken,

Let me welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find being a member of this group to be both a rewarding 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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Max

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#4 posted 1819 days ago

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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#5 posted 1819 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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cabinetmaster

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#6 posted 1819 days ago

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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ND2ELK

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#7 posted 1819 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
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Innovator

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#8 posted 1819 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks. It is a GREAT place to get ideas for your projects and help when you get stuck. There is a ton of information to help you along the way.

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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Karson

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#9 posted 1818 days ago

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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Grumpy

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#10 posted 1818 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks . 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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gjd

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#11 posted 1461 days ago

Imagine that! A year has almost gone by since you became a Lumber Jock. Congratulations on your anniversary! I look forward to your posts.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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