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SouthernRustic

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04-22-2016 03:05 AM

Hello my name is Jeff, and I am….. a woodworker.

Wood working is something i grew up watching my dad do in the garage. Nothing on a professional level but he made it work for small projects around the house. I started out hobbying around making the occasional bike ramp or bird house. I lost sight of all of the wood working after joining the military. After i was discharged i went to work in a custom cabinet shop where i remembered how much i love this. In 2008 my PTSD got the best of me and i tried to end it all. i ended up as an amputee because of this stupid decision. I recently got back into woodworking building some custom pieces for the house. Next thing you know, people around the neighborhood started asking if i could build things for them. next thing i know my wife makes me a Facebook page and things have somewhat taken off. since i have a day job the only time i really get to work on the projects is after work and on the weekends.

Well thats my story. I will post some pics at a later time.

Take care!

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-- Jeff


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woodbutcherbynight

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#1 posted 04-22-2016 03:33 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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joey502

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#2 posted 04-22-2016 04:32 AM

Welcome jeff, glad you are here.

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BurlyBob

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#3 posted 04-22-2016 04:17 PM

Welcome, glad you joined us and thank you very much for your service.

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#4 posted 04-22-2016 05:33 PM

Welcome, learn, share and enjoy.

-- Chris K

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waho6o9

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#5 posted 04-22-2016 05:39 PM

Welcome to Lumber Jocks and I too thank you for your service.

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