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Location: Truckee, Ca.
Website: www.dustnlint.com

I am 65 years old and have been woodworking 55 of those years. My wife and I have a business called Odenheimers' Dust'n Lint. So named for the by products of what we produce, "Fine Woodworking and Stitchery". I specialize in fancy joinery in my boxes, jewelry boxes, bowls, and pens. My wife makes traditional quilts with nontraditional colors.

I was a cable splicer for the telephone company (ma bell) for a little more than thirty years. Then six years ago they made me an offer I couldn't refuse. So while thinning the herd, they made it possible for me to pursue my dream. That's when Dust'n Lint was born. My wife Sue and I have really had some fun and met some great people along the way. We will never get rich, but it does pay for itself.

Not too long ago I was given quite an honor by being chosen to be in the gallery of the INCRA site. It's a great jig and a great gallery. You can see what the possiblities are with their jigs. http://incra.com

I started a blog of funny videos and photos http://woodstermangotwood.blogspot.com/

-- Odie, Confucius say, "He who laughs at one's self is BUTT of joke". http://woodstermangotwood.blogspot.com/ (my funny blog)

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Karson

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#1 posted 2340 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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odie

1680 posts in 2340 days


#2 posted 2340 days ago

I have to get use to this….

-- Odie, Confucius say, "He who laughs at one's self is BUTT of joke". http://woodstermangotwood.blogspot.com/ (my funny blog)

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Max

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#3 posted 2340 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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Greg Mitchell

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#4 posted 2340 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- Greg Mitchell--Lowell, AR--gdamitchell@sbcglobal.net

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odie

1680 posts in 2340 days


#5 posted 2340 days ago

Thank you all for the welcome…still getting my feet wet. I will get started on posting some finished projects so you can see what I am all about. My real name is John, but have been called Odie since the second grade. I now sign all of my work “ODIE”. If you get tired of waiting to see my work try my web site : http://www.dustnlint.com

-- Odie, Confucius say, "He who laughs at one's self is BUTT of joke". http://woodstermangotwood.blogspot.com/ (my funny blog)

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Andy

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#6 posted 2340 days ago

Glad to see you made it John.Your boxes,etc., will be warmly recieved.This is a very nice community of men and women and you will fit right in. Andy

-- If I can do it, so can you. www.artboxesbyandy.com

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Blake

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#7 posted 2340 days ago

Welcome! Great website. I cant wait to see the store.

-- Happy woodworking! http://www.openarmsphotography.com

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PanamaJack

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#8 posted 2340 days ago

We welcome you to the one and the only LumberJocks. We hope that you enjoy your stay/visit each and every time you show up on our door step. If you should need any woodworking question answered, don’t hesitate to ask. Somebody’s gonna have a good answer for you.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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gene

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#9 posted 2339 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s (Enjoy)
God bless

-- Gene, a Christian in Virginia

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odie

1680 posts in 2340 days


#10 posted 2339 days ago

This is almost as much fun as a roll in the hay. If I disappear from time to time….I am trying to build this stuff. There is too much here…how do you people find time for all of this? Oh, I live in Truckee and the shop shot up to a great 44 degrees today !!!

-- Odie, Confucius say, "He who laughs at one's self is BUTT of joke". http://woodstermangotwood.blogspot.com/ (my funny blog)

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Gary

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#11 posted 2339 days ago

Welcome to LJ Odie. Nice boxes and turnings. Glad to have you with us.

-- Gary, Florida. http://www.penturners.org/forum/f70/servicepens-2014-a-111967/

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mrtrim

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#12 posted 2339 days ago

almost ?? what kinda hay are you rollin hehe welcome to l j beware this site is addictive ! i havent even played poker online since i found l j

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mot

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#13 posted 2339 days ago

Hey! Welcome to LJ!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#14 posted 2339 days ago

Wahoo! You just joined the best woodworking club around, welcome to LJ!

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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cajunpen

14242 posts in 2566 days


#15 posted 2333 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks. Enjoy the community.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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