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Location: Vancouver Island (summer) Arizona (winter)
Website: http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com

Retired wood boatbuilder. My retirement woodworking interests are furniture and marquetry. I love to think outside the box and I love to do things I've never tried before. Almost every project I start involves design as you go flexibility and at least a couple of things that I hope I can accomplish but that I'm not sure I can. I try to use local hardwoods when I can rather than commercial "store bought" material. I like that it gives a feeling of heritage to the piece.
http://www.prmdesigns.com
*2015 update* after four years of intensive marquetry I have started a new venture, The Canadian School of French Marquetry, offering week long courses in June and September each year.
Follow CSFM at https://www.facebook.com/thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry/?ref=aymt_homepage_panel

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglas boats he would have given us fibrerglas trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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fernandoindia

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#1 posted 09-28-2010 05:59 AM

Welcome to LJ.
People here are very friendly. Also a couple of wooden sailors too, which for sure will benefit from your experience and knowledge.
So if you thought about retirement, this place is to start working on !!

Welcome again, and have fun Don´t forget to sail as well

Fernando

-- Back home. Fernando

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Woodwrecker

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#2 posted 09-28-2010 07:11 AM

Welcome aboard.
Thank you for sharing your talent.

-- Eric, central Florida

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Bureaucrat

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#3 posted 09-28-2010 07:33 AM

Welcome to Lumber Jocks! This is a great place to get – or give – advice about woodworking on the forums and the project posts are a wonderful source of new ideas. I look forward to seeing your projects and posts.

Please enjoy your membership

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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Splinterman

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#4 posted 09-28-2010 08:15 AM

“WELCOME to LJ’s” ….Enjoy the experience.

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#5 posted 09-28-2010 03:20 PM

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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Max

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#6 posted 09-28-2010 06:16 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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ND2ELK

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#7 posted 09-28-2010 09:56 PM

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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HallTree

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#8 posted 09-29-2010 01:10 AM

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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Beginningwoodworker

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#9 posted 09-29-2010 02:15 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks!

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a1Jim

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#10 posted 09-29-2010 02:55 AM

Welcome to Ljs it’s great to see such a wonderful talent join our ranks.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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DAWG

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#11 posted 09-29-2010 07:03 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks I hope you enjoy this site as much as I do, I’m sure you will.

-- Luke 23: 42-43

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BritBoxmaker

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#12 posted 09-29-2010 10:23 AM

Welcome to LJ’s.
You’ve got some beautiful work here. I look forward to your future posts.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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HerbC

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#13 posted 09-29-2010 10:23 PM

Welcome to LJ’s.

Hope you like it here.

I know that I am totally amazed by your creative workmanship.

Look forward to seeing more of your works.

In the meantime…

Be Careful!

Herb

-- Herb, Florida - Here's why I close most messages with "Be Careful!" http://lumberjocks.com/HerbC/blog/17090

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Div

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#14 posted 09-29-2010 10:51 PM

Hey Shipwright! Just checked out your projects. You do good work man! To be expected from a wooden boatbuilder. ;^)

Welcome to this amazing site!

I’d be interested to know where you built boats and what.

-- Div @ the bottom end of Africa. "A woodworker's sharpest tool should be his mind."

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Abbott

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#15 posted 10-03-2010 02:19 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- Ohh mann...pancakes and boobies...I'll bet that's what Heaven is like! ♣ ♣ ♣ ♣

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