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Location: Leonardtown, MD
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I grew up playing around in the shop as my mother was a fairly talented birdcarver and taught classes at the summer camp that was right next door to our house in NH...then we moved and no shop to play in any more...

Now I am lucky enough to have boyfriend who likes to woodwork and decided to set up a shop in the garage...which of course I get to go and play in again...lucky me! Except when we argue over who gets to keep particular scraps of wood, that is. Now our hobby is turning into a side business and we are setting up the shop for real and learning a lot from lurking on LJ about marketing, selling and still enjoying working with the wood...

-- "It is tempting, if the only tool you have is a hammer, to treat everything as if it were a nail." -Abraham Maslow

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#1 posted 04-11-2011 05:03 PM

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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#2 posted 04-11-2011 06:49 PM

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#3 posted 04-12-2011 04:37 AM

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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#4 posted 04-12-2011 07:07 AM

“WELCOME to LJ’s.”

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#5 posted 06-01-2011 07:15 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks.

-- Jorge Velez, Guadalajara, Mexico.

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#6 posted 06-02-2011 04:32 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks.

-- Stephen, Perth Western Australia, My inspiration – the Carpenter from Nazareth!

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#7 posted 06-02-2011 02:15 PM

Sam, Welcome to LumberJocks!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#8 posted 06-02-2011 08:54 PM

I like your work… hope you can run a business and not feel like it is work…. that is the key… enjoy and play safe…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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sam20650

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#9 posted 06-06-2011 04:23 PM

@degoose…now that is a tough goal isn’t it! For right now the woodworking is a side business but it is also the long term early “retirement” plan for Jay…so we are hoping to build it up slowly over the next years…

And btw your work is fantastic I have been looking at it since joining LJ, you really are a master craftsman…actually I want to “sign up” for your class you have going on…

-- "It is tempting, if the only tool you have is a hammer, to treat everything as if it were a nail." -Abraham Maslow

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