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Location: Atlanta, Ga USA

Mostly I work on projects for my own home or shop. On a rare occasion I do larger projects but my Father taught me a valuable lesson as a child. If you are always working on things for someone else when are you getting your own projects done? So I learned to say "NO" alot and with conviction to put down the many request for work for someone else. Hobbies should be enjoyed, not a burden.

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

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#1 posted 10-22-2011 05:16 AM

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#2 posted 10-22-2011 06:34 AM

I knew that i would finally get you to be a member. Welcome aboard – gunney!

-- "When we build, let us think we build forever." John Ruskin

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#3 posted 10-22-2011 06:59 AM

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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#4 posted 10-22-2011 08:44 AM

“WELCOME to LJ’s.”

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#5 posted 10-22-2011 04:18 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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#6 posted 09-02-2013 04:20 PM

Hi Woodbutcherbynight

You figured it out! The color coded drawers is a theme I started with my workbench, which I plan on showing soon, and it works great for both getting tools and for returning them.

Saves a great deal of time overall and yes it has helped many times when I needed someone to retrieve a tool.

It also makes for a good conversation topic.

Thanks for your comments.

-- John, Illinois,

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#7 posted 09-18-2013 02:08 AM


The coloring of the drawer fronts is a great idea heck I may even bother to paint the faces of my drawers on a 8ft long cabinet I have had for years to add spice, color, and as my wife might comment FASHION, to the mix. (laughing)

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

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#8 posted 01-24-2014 02:55 AM

It’s a pleasure to meet you!

-- Community Manager

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#9 posted 03-21-2016 10:47 PM

Semper Fi

-- Maddog Creations

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#10 posted 07-12-2016 10:36 AM

Hi Gunny. Nice to be your buddy on here. Now we won’t miss each other’s projects…...........cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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