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Location: The Dark Side of the Moon
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General purpose gear head, CAD jockey, CNC tool junky & DIY glutton for punishment...

I was bit with the woodworking bug when my dad custom made built-in desks, bookshelves, cabs and mantle in our family home.

After a decade in the navy, I punched out and built a timber frame house in Maine. And after 15 years, three kids, a large addition and a few out buildings, I'm calling the place done.

Currently work as an industrial packaging engineer and I'm setting up a man cave in the basement to make shaker and A&C style furniture.

Jer. 29:11 :^)

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

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a1Jim

111999 posts in 2176 days


#1 posted 927 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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surfin2

51278 posts in 1734 days


#2 posted 927 days ago

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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surfin2

51278 posts in 1734 days


#3 posted 927 days ago

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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SnowyRiver

51451 posts in 2079 days


#4 posted 927 days ago

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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Max

55956 posts in 2872 days


#5 posted 927 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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cajunpen

14363 posts in 2664 days


#6 posted 927 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks – you could not find a better bunch of woodworkers anywhere on the planet!

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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Mainiac Matt

3834 posts in 927 days


#7 posted 925 days ago

thanks for the words of welcome….

Looking forward to becoming a better wood worker with you guys (and gals).

I’ll work on getting my profile up to date.

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

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woodworker59

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#8 posted 792 days ago

hey ssnvet, skimmer here, I know just another target.. welcome… and thank you for your service..
when did you serve.. 76-80 here..

-- Papa@papaswoodworking.com

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JR_Dog

526 posts in 918 days


#9 posted 750 days ago

I was looking at your recent project where you built your daughter and her doll a balance beam; great job by the way. I couldn’t help notice what looks to be your shop in the background with the beams and brick. I was hoping you had some pics of your workshop but didn’t see that on your profile; I’m envious. By the way is Pink Floyd your neighbor; great tunes. Look forward to swapping ideas and working together in this virtual wood shop.

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SKlaus

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#10 posted 701 days ago

Thanks for the encouragement!

By the way… That verse has a special place… To “rightly divide” is the word orthotomeo in Greek… Used for stone masons and tent makers during that time… Paul was a tent maker and used the term with Timothy… And it literally means “cut it straight!”... Very fitting for woodworking and the word of God alike…

-- 2 Timothy 2:15 "Be diligent to present yourself approved to God, a worker who does not need to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth."

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Roger

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#11 posted 200 days ago

Any one from the Dark Side o the Moon is a buddy o mine. :) Work/Play safe. Keep makin dust.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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