LumberJocks

okwoodshop

  • Advertise with us
View okwoodshop's:homeworkshopprojects (35)blog (0)reviews (0)forum topics (28)buddies (63)favorites (17)activity logWatch

442 posts in 1862 days

Location: Livingston Tn
Website:

I am 56 and have been wood working for over 30 years (part time). I am now retired due to some health problems. My goal is to become a better wood worker, I like making almost anything out of wood, but lately rocking chairs have become an obsession,Getting older I guess, Never was able to make much money at wood working as i have a large family with sticky fingers, but some times there smiles are enough.
If I can ever help anyone don't hesitate to ask, I will be asking all of you alot i am sure.

Latest Activity | view all »

replied on dowel maker 07-12-2014 12:09 AM
replied on dowel maker 07-12-2014 12:06 AM
replied on dowel maker 07-11-2014 04:14 PM
replied on dowel maker 07-11-2014 04:09 PM
replied on dowel maker 07-11-2014 03:50 PM
commented on Driftwood Knot Carving 07-04-2014 11:41 AM
commented on Black walnut high back dining chair 05-27-2014 12:27 AM
commented on Greene and Greene TV Stand 05-27-2014 12:25 AM
commented on New rocking horse 05-21-2014 03:05 AM
added project New rocking horse 05-18-2014 11:05 PM
replied on How can I prevent my separator can from crushing? 04-07-2014 10:18 AM
replied on Value Craft Band Saw 04-05-2014 01:12 AM
replied on What is a good contrast wood for oak? 03-30-2014 12:09 AM
commented on First Father & Son Bed Project 03-29-2014 11:57 PM
replied on Jig for cutting five pointed star pieces on table saw??? 03-27-2014 01:44 PM

Latest Projects | view all 35 »

Latest Blog Entries

None so far

Workshop | view details »


Grab widget

16 comments so far

View Max's profile

Max

55973 posts in 2960 days


#1 posted 09-16-2009 05:44 AM

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

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

View Bureaucrat's profile

Bureaucrat

18326 posts in 2339 days


#2 posted 09-16-2009 06:07 AM

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 love this site, I hope you will enjoy it too.

Look forward to seeing your projects and posts.

-- Gary

View okwoodshop's profile

okwoodshop

442 posts in 1862 days


#3 posted 09-16-2009 06:19 AM

thanks , I found this site while looking for info on building a maloof style rocker. i have made several rockers but really like the maloof type joints. Only they turned out to be harder to figure out than i thought. the pictures of the hal taylor build along done by nyrockers was really helpful. Also Laron Algren of ohio who builds rockers to sell has been helping me. I think i have them cornered now, a little more practice and i will try a chair .

View a1Jim's profile

a1Jim

112299 posts in 2264 days


#4 posted 09-16-2009 07:27 AM

Welcome to LJs a place were there are great people,super projects and outstanding woodworkers.Enjoy

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

View cajunpen's profile

cajunpen

14403 posts in 2753 days


#5 posted 09-16-2009 08:26 AM

Welcome to the LJ Community.

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

View Splinterman's profile

Splinterman

23058 posts in 2048 days


#6 posted 09-16-2009 10:27 AM

“Welcome to LJ’s” ….the best place to enhance your woodworking skills and knowledge.

View Scott Bryan's profile

Scott Bryan

27251 posts in 2509 days


#7 posted 09-16-2009 11:39 AM

Hello Okwoodshop,

Let me welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find being a member of this group to be an interesting, as well as exciting, experience. Have fun and enjoy.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

View Innovator's profile

Innovator

3584 posts in 2100 days


#8 posted 09-16-2009 07:48 PM

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!!!

View cabinetmaster's profile

cabinetmaster

10874 posts in 2245 days


#9 posted 09-16-2009 10:38 PM

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

View SnowyRiver's profile

SnowyRiver

51450 posts in 2167 days


#10 posted 09-16-2009 11:37 PM

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

View Karson's profile

Karson

34891 posts in 3087 days


#11 posted 09-17-2009 05:44 AM

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 †

View ND2ELK's profile

ND2ELK

13495 posts in 2461 days


#12 posted 09-20-2009 10:21 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

View netized's profile

netized

33 posts in 2762 days


#13 posted 01-11-2010 04:00 PM

Thanks for the kind words! I went old school with the stretcher on my coffee table- gouges and chisels.
Your rockers are marvelous! I hope to have my chair-making to that level one day!

-- Jeff, Santa Fe

View Bureaucrat's profile

Bureaucrat

18326 posts in 2339 days


#14 posted 09-11-2010 04:34 AM

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

-- Gary

View okwoodshop's profile

okwoodshop

442 posts in 1862 days


#15 posted 09-11-2010 11:18 AM

Wow Gary, I hadn’t realized how time has flown by. I am grateful to all the friends and good advice I have recieved from them. Looking forward to many more years.

showing 1 through 15 of 16 comments

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

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase