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Location: Eastern Massachusetts
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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 All In. 5 days ago
commented on Ridiculous 58 days ago
added project Small Benchs 112 days ago
commented on split apron table in walnut with maple top. 120 days ago
replied on Website redesign www.jcsterling.com 386 days ago
commented on Fly Tying, Rod Building, etc. 391 days ago
added project Fly Tying, Rod Building, etc. 392 days ago
added project Bench for Christmas Table 397 days ago
commented on Christmas Table 422 days ago
commented on which one is it? 571 days ago
commented on ambrosia maple and walnut high back stool 652 days ago
commented on prototype bar stool 678 days ago
commented on satori cabinet in walnut and maple 788 days ago
commented on high back torii chair 791 days ago
commented on walnut cabinet 808 days ago

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GaryK

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#1 posted 2219 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks! Enjoy yourself.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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Grumpy

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#2 posted 2219 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks. This is a great community of people with like interests.There is much to learn here & you will have the opportunity to share your skills & ideas with others. I hope you enjoy LJ’s as much as I do.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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rikkor

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#3 posted 2219 days ago

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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Max

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#4 posted 2219 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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Scott Bryan

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#5 posted 2219 days ago

Robertpaul,

Let me welcome you to LJs. I hope that you will find this to be an exciting and rewarding part of your woodworking adventure.

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

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#6 posted 2219 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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Karson

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#7 posted 2217 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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gjd

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#8 posted 1860 days ago

Congratulations! This coming week you will have been a Lumber Jock for 1 year! Thanks for your participation.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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gjd

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#9 posted 1496 days ago

Another year has rolled by. We must be having too much fun, cause it seems like just yesterday when I congratulated you on 1 year.
And now it’s time for: Congratulations on your 2nd anniversary at Lumber Jocks. Thanks for helping make LJ a great place to visit and happy anniversary!

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#10 posted 1485 days ago

Hi there,
Congratulations on your second anniversary of being part of the LumberJock community… something to be very proud of…
Wisty
I look forward to the day when I reach that milestone…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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