LumberJocks

woodyoda

  • Advertise with us
View woodyoda's:homeworkshopprojects (0)blog (4)reviews (0)forum topics (0)buddies (0)favorites (0)activity logWatch
woodyoda

Buddies

None so far

117 posts in 2177 days

Location: Modesto, Ca.
Website:

I coming back to wood work after long journey through life. My father was a custom cabinet maker, for mansions in the Bay Area, near San Francisco. At about 8 I started doing the finish work on his cabinets.
After school I sculptured and turned plastics on the lathe for 5 years.
Spent about 25 years in construction on highrise building, doing glass work. I should have bought shares in Zee Medical supplies, best bandaides made. Then I fell. Took my early retirement.
I learned to be a medical hypnotherapist, so I work with people with pain, veterans with PTSD, fears, strokes, esentially anyone the doctors say they can't help anymore. Then I step in and I have a very high success rate. Anyway I live in other people's stuff, all the time. I like helping people, but even I need a place of peace.......woodworking.
So I'm coming back to an old love of mine.
I'll start posting projects soon, and I'll try to make some of them interesting.
I go by Steven (my middle name) it sounds more professional as a Medical Hypnotherapist, but I've been called Rocky since I was born, by friends.

Latest Activity | view all »

replied on First Heart Attack - Progress Report 03-06-2009 05:37 AM
commented on Happy Birthday - Name That Turn 03-05-2009 07:21 PM
commented on Fender Stratocaster Guitar Body 03-05-2009 07:06 PM
replied on uneven concrete floor in my shop... 03-05-2009 06:59 PM
commented on Lathe 03-05-2009 06:38 PM
replied on Bummed out. Some kid wrecked my truck. 03-04-2009 10:52 PM
replied on Be careful of recharging your batteries 02-25-2009 08:09 PM
replied on New Economic Stimulus Payments 02-25-2009 07:57 PM
replied on Electric Saw 02-22-2009 10:54 PM
replied on ear plugs? 02-22-2009 10:28 PM
replied on Add to the story... 02-21-2009 02:31 AM
replied on Tool gloat, maybe. But need help establishing a value 02-18-2009 10:27 PM
replied on Foley trip hammer setter manual 02-18-2009 10:03 PM
replied on Would you be proud of this? 02-18-2009 10:00 PM
replied on Add to the story... 02-18-2009 09:34 PM

Latest Projects

None so far

Latest Blog Entries | view all 4 »


Grab widget

13 comments so far

View Bureaucrat's profile

Bureaucrat

18329 posts in 2372 days


#1 posted 12-08-2008 01:08 AM

Woodyoda:
Welcome to Lumber Jocks. I hope you enjoy the projects and forums here as much as I do.

-- Gary

View Max's profile

Max

55978 posts in 2993 days


#2 posted 12-08-2008 01:21 AM

Glad to see that you have made Lumberjocks a part of your Woodworking experience… Welcome

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

View trifern's profile

trifern

8132 posts in 2487 days


#3 posted 12-08-2008 03:05 AM

Welcome to LJ’s.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

View Karson's profile

Karson

34901 posts in 3120 days


#4 posted 12-08-2008 03:20 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 †

View Scott Bryan's profile

Scott Bryan

27251 posts in 2542 days


#5 posted 12-08-2008 05:23 AM

Hello Woodyoda,

Welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find this to be an exciting and rewarding part of your woodworking journey.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

View rikkor's profile

rikkor

11295 posts in 2594 days


#6 posted 12-08-2008 11:28 AM

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

View dustygirl's profile

dustygirl

862 posts in 2448 days


#7 posted 12-08-2008 05:26 PM

Hello and welcome to LJ.

-- Dustygirl..Hastings,Ontario.. How much wood can 1 gal chuck if 1 gal can't cut wood?

View Grumpy's profile

Grumpy

19586 posts in 2571 days


#8 posted 12-08-2008 11:19 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks . This is a great community of people with like interests.There is much to learn here & you will have the opportunity to share your skills & ideas with others. I hope you enjoy LJ’s as much as I do.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

View jim1953's profile

jim1953

2678 posts in 2562 days


#9 posted 12-09-2008 02:11 AM

Hay Welcome to LJs

-- Jim, Kentucky

View woodworm's profile

woodworm

14130 posts in 2310 days


#10 posted 12-09-2008 04:02 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

Take care and work safely.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

View Schwieb's profile

Schwieb

1559 posts in 2181 days


#11 posted 12-10-2008 04:29 AM

Good question about the clappers. I first fabricated a wooden clapper on a copper wire held with a screw eye which was more authentic but didn’t really sound that pleasant so I attached a small Jingle bell and it sounds surprisingly nice. I appreciate the look and kind words

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

View RAH's profile

RAH

414 posts in 2597 days


#12 posted 12-18-2008 06:48 AM

Glad to see you on board with us. I live down the road from you outside of Delhi. I’ll wave as I pass through Modesto.
Ron

-- Ron Central, CA

View ND2ELK's profile

ND2ELK

13495 posts in 2494 days


#13 posted 12-20-2008 06:16 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

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase