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Location: Irvine California
Website: www.etsy.com/shop/Woodmaestro

I am an amature, self taught woodworker living in southern California. My shop is a 3 car garage at my home that is wired for 220v single phase. I basically signed up as a Lumberjock to be DIGITALLY inspired by other fellow LJ's.
I have been working with wood since high school with the exception college years since I lived in an apartment during that time. Ever since I was a kid I liked making things. This led me to persue a degree in mechanical engineering and work in bio tech industry for 23 years. During that period I became very serious about woodworking and started putting a shop together. Over the years I have accumulated lots of tools (ya I forgot to mention I LIKE TOOLS). Few years back I left my job in high tech and started a business(not wood related) and continued woodworking as a hobby(border line hobby/obssesion), and I hope I'll be doing it for many years to come.

Here is a partial list of my shop tools:
*sawstop table saw
*knap 16 in jointer/planer
*hitachi resaw/band saw(not my favorite tool)
*lots of metal hand planes
*chisels
*a shop made work bench (pictures will be posted soon in project section)
*shop made, Brian Boggs inspired shave horse (pictures are posted in project section)
*lots of clamps
*delta bench top mortiser
*shop made slot mortiser
*shop made vacuum press
*a bosch 3 hp router for router table
*makita plunge router
*dewalt trim router
*tormek wet grinder
*Baldor Bench grinder
*lots of japanese and western style hand saws
*accuspray hvlp
*onieda cyclone dust collector
*3 hp oneway 2436 wood lathe

shop pictures COMMING SOON

-- wood maestro....... Be Well, Do good work, and Stay in touch

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commented on The Fred Flinstone T hinge sharpening jig 10-12-2014 12:05 AM
added project Turned Yarn Bowl 10-08-2014 02:16 AM
added project Ambrosia Maple Lidded Bowl 10-06-2014 09:07 PM
added project Olive and Wenge Oil Lamp 09-20-2014 09:02 PM
commented on Mystery Wood Bowl - Turning Projects 09-20-2014 06:04 AM
added project Ear Ring Box 09-19-2014 07:43 PM
added project Another Oil Lamp 07-01-2014 03:01 AM
commented on Miter saw workstation 06-24-2014 08:33 PM
commented on Blues man Dave 05-03-2014 08:10 PM
commented on Workbench Attempt 04-23-2014 10:58 PM
added project Iron Bark Eucalyptus Oil Lamp 04-18-2014 09:00 PM
commented on salt and pepper shaker 03-30-2014 03:20 AM
commented on salt and pepper shaker 03-30-2014 02:54 AM
added project salt and pepper shaker 03-28-2014 12:59 AM
added project Iron Bark Eucalyptus Salad Bowl 03-25-2014 10:58 PM

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Max

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#1 posted 01-10-2011 11:51 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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SnowyRiver

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#2 posted 01-11-2011 12:12 AM

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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Bureaucrat

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#3 posted 01-11-2011 02:20 AM

Welcome to Lumber Jocks! I look forward to seeing your projects and posts.

Please enjoy your membership

-- Gary

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ND2ELK

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#4 posted 01-12-2011 12:29 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.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#5 posted 01-12-2011 03:20 AM

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

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#6 posted 02-03-2011 06:37 PM

Hi there,
Welcome to LumberJocks… I joined the site myself a little over a year 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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