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Location: Eastern Massachusetts
Started wood work my senior year of High School, by building a 15 ft. runabout boat. It taught me a lot about using the right wood in the right spot and how important "lines" are to a pleasing project.
Married for 51 years with 3 children and 3 grandsons. Spend most of my working years in suit and tie, now wear Carhart Bibs, LIFE is GOOD!
Over the years built a number of things for home, mostly because I couldn't find the right thing in the right size, or it was too expensive.
Maybe because of my N.E. Yankee heritage, I seem to have developed a knack of seeing how much I can fit into a given space. Or maybe it came from my years of managing a manufacturing site, never enough warehouse or floor space for machinery.
Whatever the reason, I really enjoy the challenge of making the utmost use of the space available and designing something that "looks right"
The design and building have been greatly helped by learning CAD in a past life. Not great at it, but know enough to be dangerous!!
-- Paul from New England "No man is a failure who is enjoying life". William Feather
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|commented on||Walnut half round table||05-29-2015 05:33 PM|
|commented on||Walnut 12 drawer dresser||03-27-2015 07:25 PM|
|commented on||Solid Cherry Book Shelf||02-14-2015 05:43 PM|
|commented on||Lathe Practice||09-25-2014 10:41 PM|
|commented on||Patience...||09-04-2014 10:24 PM|
|commented on||Walnut chest of drawers||08-03-2014 01:47 AM|
|added project||Changing Table||05-20-2014 10:10 PM|
|commented on||All In.||04-11-2014 10:58 PM|
|commented on||Ridiculous||02-17-2014 10:57 PM|
|added project||Small Benchs||12-26-2013 09:20 PM|
|commented on||split apron table in walnut with maple top.||12-18-2013 02:00 PM|
|replied on||Website redesign www.jcsterling.com||03-27-2013 12:08 PM|
|commented on||Fly Tying, Rod Building, etc.||03-21-2013 10:35 PM|
|added project||Fly Tying, Rod Building, etc.||03-21-2013 01:28 PM|
|added project||Bench for Christmas Table||03-15-2013 10:31 PM|