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Location: Modesto, Ca.
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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.

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gjd

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#1 posted 2054 days ago

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

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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Max

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#2 posted 2054 days ago

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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trifern

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#3 posted 2054 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s.

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

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Karson

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#4 posted 2054 days ago

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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Scott Bryan

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#5 posted 2054 days ago

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

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rikkor

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#6 posted 2054 days ago

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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dustygirl

862 posts in 2326 days


#7 posted 2054 days ago

Hello and welcome to LJ.

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

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Grumpy

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#8 posted 2054 days ago

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

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jim1953

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#9 posted 2053 days ago

Hay Welcome to LJs

-- Jim, Kentucky

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woodworm

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#10 posted 2053 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

Take care and work safely.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Schwieb

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#11 posted 2052 days ago

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.

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RAH

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#12 posted 2044 days ago

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

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ND2ELK

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#13 posted 2042 days ago

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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