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Tom Clark

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Location: Deming, NM
Website: http://www.tomclarkbooks.com/Practical_Shop_Cabinets.html

I got into woodworking by building large wooden telescopes in 1983. A couple of hundred telescopes later am still at it. Along the way, learned woodworking and cabinetmaking. House and shop are full of homemade projects, as well as the observatory which holds the second largest amateur telescope in the USA.

My old 40x60' shop was featured in both the 2007 and 2010 America's Best Home Workshops. We recently moved to NM, and having a ball getting the new shop organized again.

-- Tom

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commented on New Workshop Tour 2014 02-25-2014 08:12 PM
added project New Workshop Tour 2014 02-24-2014 04:34 AM
replied on When your shop is a mess, what's the first thing you do? 02-24-2014 03:46 AM
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a1Jim

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#1 posted 02-17-2010 03:19 AM

Welcome to Ljs a place were there great people,super projects and great woodworkers.Enjoy.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Scott Bryan

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#2 posted 02-17-2010 03:40 AM

Tom,

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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ND2ELK

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#3 posted 02-17-2010 03:42 AM

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.

How about letting us see your shop.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Max

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#4 posted 02-17-2010 04:47 AM

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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#5 posted 02-17-2010 05:06 AM

Welcome aboard. Nice to have you join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#6 posted 02-17-2010 05:51 AM

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

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Beginningwoodworker

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#7 posted 02-17-2010 05:52 AM

Tom, Welcome to LumberJocks!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#8 posted 02-17-2010 09:11 AM

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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Tom Clark

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#9 posted 02-17-2010 03:00 PM

Thanks for the nice comments, guys! Yes, the shop has air, heat, and a bathroom. We all started in a tiny shop – mine was 1/2 of a one-car garage. I’ve been in this one since ‘98, and highly recommend to all my friends, stop dreaming and go do it. Life is short, so enjoy it best you can! You see back yard shops like mine in suburbs all over the country, so mine is not as rare as you think. By the way, for anyone who lives in the area, always love visitors!

Tom

-- Tom

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#10 posted 02-19-2010 06:54 PM

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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Karson

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#11 posted 02-26-2010 03:45 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks. Glad to have you aboard. †

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Dennisgrosen

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#12 posted 03-15-2010 06:45 PM

welcome to L J hope you injoy it here

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Mauricio

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#13 posted 05-31-2012 06:46 PM

I just ordered your book Tom, cant wait to check it out.

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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