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Location: Norfolk, Va
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Hello Everyone, I got involved in woodworking shortly before I retired from the Navy, in 2001. It started out with me making shadow boxes and flag boxes for military retirements, and I carried on with that after I left the Navy in 2003. Since then I have discovered that I like turning best, although I still do a lot of other projects, making tea boxes, and whatever my wife requests...
I got back into doing shows last Fall after taking 5 years off from them. I only want to do a few shows. maybe 3-5 a year. I am a member of Tidewater Turners, and the AAW, and I love going to the symposiums to learn all I can pick up. (and get some great deals on wood)
I think my favorite things to make are winged bowls, and natural edge bowls and vases. I have a lot of exotic woods and Aussie Burls that I like to use. I like to find pieces of wood with what some might call "defects", I just think of them as "design opportunities". I enjoy looking at all the projects here on LJs, sometimes it gives me inspiration and sometimes I can see the answers to questions on how something is done. I look forward to getting to know some fellow woodworkers on here.

-- Bret - Maverick Wood Studio

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#1 posted 238 days ago

Welcome to Ljs a world wide community were there are great people,super projects and great woodworkers.Enjoy !
Because I often get asked questions by new members I’ve included the answers to the most( FAQ) along with my welcoming message to LJs.
You should know that posting questions or projects here (your profile page) will not get you very many responses’ just because it’s your profile page not part of a main forum. To post in a main forum read below.
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Just for the record even though I have a large number of post I’m not involved with LJs management ,I’m just another member.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Norm192

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#2 posted 229 days ago

I was wondering if there was anyone from our area on this site. I’ve been talking about going to a Tidewaters Turners meeting for some time now, maybe I’ll see ya there soon.
I’ve been woodworking for 20 years and turning for about 6.

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Bret Glaze

27 posts in 238 days


#3 posted 229 days ago

I know there is at least one other person from down around Shawboro in TT, I can’t recall his name right now tho. I’m not sure if there is a turning club in Elizabeth City, but there is a craftsman guild down there. They have a craft show or two there in town every year.

-- Bret - Maverick Wood Studio

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wiz

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#4 posted 215 days ago

Great work, Bret!!

<(B^)

-- Gary "Wiz" Burns, Oregon, http://www.treewiz.etsy.com

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