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Location: Fort Worth Texas
Website: http://www.flickr.com/photos/ricks-handcrafts/

I enjoy woodworking as a hobby. I dabbled in Junior high and had the bug all my life. But with life, kids and responsibilites that kept me from really doing anything. Now that life has calmed down some I got started playing with woodworking again. I want someday to get into larger projects after maybe getting a Shop built, since I am currently working from my garage, and could use more room to work on larger projects that take more time. So right now I am just learning and playing with smaller projects. I kind of got off into Dominos and have had so much fun doing them and trying to hone the process. I enjoy making things that people are proud to have so the thought of making an heirloom is what keeps me challenged to produce the best that I can.

-- Rick.... Fort Worth, Texas

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SnowyRiver

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#1 posted 640 days ago

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 640 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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#3 posted 640 days ago

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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woodworm

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#4 posted 640 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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staryder

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#5 posted 640 days ago

How long does it take to get an approval on a post? I made my first project post earlier and I still do not see it. It was a set of Mesquite Dominos.
Thanks Rick….

-- Rick.... Fort Worth, Texas

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Adrian A

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#6 posted 639 days ago

Welcome :) instantly after your first post.

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robscastle

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#7 posted 639 days ago

I made some dominoes for my grandson
I made a drilling jig from perspex.

I would be interested to find out how you did yours.
They certainly look a lot neater.

Regards

Robert Brennan

-- Regards Robert

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staryder

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#8 posted 639 days ago

I use a drill jig I made on mine as well. I made it a couple of years ago. I use a 1/4 inch ball end mil in a drill press to do them.

-- Rick.... Fort Worth, Texas

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RTex

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#9 posted 639 days ago

Rick,
your work on these is stunning. I love the use of the different woods…...especially taken with the mesquit. BTW, I was up in your fair city “Cowtown” all of last week for our national horse show.

Welcome to the forum and keep those great project pictures coming.

Dan

-- RTex, Wood Wranglin' Cowboy

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Max

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#10 posted 639 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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Roger

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#11 posted 519 days ago

Rick, you’ve got amazing talent. Don’t cut yourself (or your wood) short. :) Work/Play safe. Keep makin dust. Welcome to LJ’s.

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

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stingray45402

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#12 posted 333 days ago

Hi Staryder. I just wanted to say that I really appreciate how nice your domino sets are. I even joined this site just so I can contact you about your process for making them. I need 5 posts to message you though, so we’ll see if I can something to comment about in the next few days…
Anyways, your sets really are fantastic and it doesn’t seem many people make them, much less talk about them on forums.

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