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Location: Santa Rosa Beach, FL
Website: http://www.seandietrich.com

I don't know if I'll ever truly feel like I can call myself a "woodworker".

I feel differently about Southern Pine than I once felt. Now I have love for it.

I use hand tools only now.

My father died when I was 12.

I am sometimes commissioned to build things with wood, but usually not things that I care about.

I am a minimalist.

I have always loved the presence of wood, and I don't know why.

I work as a professional musician in the Southeast region of the US.

I live in the forest. For now, that is, until commercialization finally infects this area too.

I run marathons.

I have 9 keyboards and 2 pianos.

I Went to Northwest Florida State for design, and music.

I am obsessive. And -- I've finally learned to embrace it.

Bill Evans is my hero.

Coffee is the nectar of the Gods.

I think wood really is an extension of the earth's goodness.

How's that for gettin' deep?

-- "Unless workmanship comes to be understood and appreciated for the art it is, our environment will lose much of the quality it still retains." -- David Pye

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added project Wood Female Nude Sculpture 1585 days ago
commented on seandietrich's Workshop 1624 days ago
commented on Krenov shoulder plane 1624 days ago
commented on Recycled Curtain Rod Tripod Stool (Hand Tools Only) 1625 days ago
added project Recycled Curtain Rod Tripod Stool (Hand Tools Only) 1625 days ago
commented on Recycled Pallet Campaign Desk 1626 days ago
commented on Butter knife 1627 days ago
commented on Shop Made Traditional Froe and Mallet (Riving axe) 1627 days ago
commented on Shop Made Traditional Froe and Mallet (Riving axe) 1627 days ago
added workshop seandietrich's Workshop 1629 days ago
commented on Just playing around 1629 days ago
commented on Japanese Stool (Hand Tools Only) 1629 days ago
commented on Shop Made Traditional Froe and Mallet (Riving axe) 1629 days ago
commented on a marking knife for the heck of it 1629 days ago
commented on seandietrich's Profile 1629 days ago

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Scott Bryan

27251 posts in 2453 days


#1 posted 1629 days ago

Seandietrich,

Let me welcome you 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

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gjd

18326 posts in 2283 days


#2 posted 1629 days ago

Welcome to Lumber Jocks, one of the friendliest woodworking sites on the web. Get or give advice to others. Learn tricks and tips. Enjoy your membership.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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Splinterman

23058 posts in 1993 days


#3 posted 1629 days ago

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

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ND2ELK

13495 posts in 2405 days


#4 posted 1629 days ago

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

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Todd A. Clippinger

8773 posts in 2731 days


#5 posted 1629 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks – The best woodworking community anywhere!

I look forward to seeing your posts and projects.

Share the Love ~ Share the Knowledge

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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Max

55956 posts in 2904 days


#6 posted 1629 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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SnowyRiver

51451 posts in 2112 days


#7 posted 1629 days ago

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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woodworm

14125 posts in 2222 days


#8 posted 1629 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Beginningwoodworker

13337 posts in 2304 days


#9 posted 1629 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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HallTree

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#10 posted 1629 days ago

Welcome. You have found the right place for woodworking. A great group of people willing to help. Looking forward to see your projects and comments. Work safe in the shop and don’t forget to use pushsticks.

-- "Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life" Solomon

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a1Jim

112014 posts in 2208 days


#11 posted 1629 days ago

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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seandietrich

28 posts in 1629 days


#12 posted 1629 days ago

I feel so at home here! I have been nosing around this site for a while now, but just took the plunge to adding some of my projects tonight after joining… what a GREAT community of people here. I feel like I have an opportunity to really grow.

-- "Unless workmanship comes to be understood and appreciated for the art it is, our environment will lose much of the quality it still retains." -- David Pye

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rdlaurance

361 posts in 1978 days


#13 posted 1627 days ago

Sorry Sean… I may not be the best source for wood carving info. All my small carvings to date have been done with a MORA brand carving knife (made here in Sweden but available also in many places in the States) except for my very few pieces decades ago which I did with a Dremel set and many bits. The MORA carving knife I use looks like this carving knife

Later this summer I will begin on some larger sculptures with a chainsaw, chisels, rasps and ‘the’ knife. I don’t know about gouges so much as I’ve never used them. May purchase a couple just to see how they work for wood removal. I’m pretty much self taught on the wood carving stuff though I do have many years of sculptural experience and a couple of degrees in Sculpture as well… metal and glass.

-- Rick, south Sweden

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

11908 posts in 1788 days


#14 posted 1625 days ago

Hi there,
Welcome to LumberJocks… I joined the site myself a few months ago and will give you fair warning, this site is VERY ADDICTIVE, VERY EDUCATIONAL, and VERY FUN…. so sit back, enjoy the ride and learn from the other LJ’s as they are a group of extremely talented people that are also very friendly…

Enjoy your time here on LJ and pass the word to any of your woodworking buddies about us…

Wisty

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

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Wayne

196 posts in 1224 days


#15 posted 1195 days ago

I have enjoyed “thumbing through” your projects. You have a simplistic design style that i really find appealing. It seems you create in a very relaxed state of mind. Thank you for sharing.

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