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Location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
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I grew up doing finish carpentry with my father and brothers in Utah, every thing from a standard shim & trim one day and you're done, to custom built, one of a kind trimwork in multi-million dollar homes. Later I built a pretty successful deck company, specializing in high-end decks, balconies, and pergolas.

The twists and turns of life took me to Costa Rica in 2009, where I spent a year living with and learning from the locals, particularly my neighbor who built furniture in his shack next door. I discovered a passion for a whole new vein of woodworking that I hadn't really ever explored before, and now today I find myself amidst the birthing pains of starting my business again in Germany (homeland of my wife, in case you are wondering wtf. Like I still am.)

Despite a lifetime of experience as a carpenter in the construction industry, I am discovering I have an incredible amount yet to learn when it comes to my newly rediscovered passion, and I am learning it with a great deal of enthusiasm (and occasional chagrin!) I am seeking to develop a unique brand here which fuses art and functionality, nature and design, ecology and upcycling all together into one.

Looking forward to getting to know all of you!!!

-- It is, and you are, and I am, and it is all perfect just the way it is.

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#1 posted 01-28-2012 11:03 PM

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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#2 posted 01-28-2012 11:48 PM

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

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#3 posted 01-29-2012 12:16 AM

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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#4 posted 01-29-2012 04:33 AM

Welcome To LumberJocks.

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

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#5 posted 01-30-2012 12:10 AM

Wow, what an awesome welcome! I really hadn’t expected such an active welcome effort considering that I have yet to round out my profile and share my projects! Thanks gang! Max “Desperado” I am a Salt Lake City native myself! Although these days I am living and make a go of things in Germany. I am in the birthing stages of my own business which will be a blending of furniture and art, upcycling and natural materials. I am already greatly inspired by some of the things I have discovered here on LumberJocks and I am excited to become a part of this community!

-- It is, and you are, and I am, and it is all perfect just the way it is.

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#6 posted 01-30-2012 02:51 AM

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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