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Location: North Little Rock, AR

I am a custom furniture builder who grew up playing in the saw dust. My dad started our waterbed furniture business when I was around 6 years old (1980). My first woodworking experience was making swords and guns to play with. I would make mini waterbeds out of scrap and use a zip lock bag for the mattress. I started working with Dad after school and in the summers when I was 15 (1989).

At that time, we were a very small business with maybe one other employee besides my dad and grandfather. I was thrown in, shown a picture, and had to figure out how to build it. This was probably the best thing for me. I learned the most that way. Because I had to learn as I went along, some of my building techniques can be different from other professionals.

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commented on Rustic Scroll Daybed 07-08-2015 09:27 PM
added project Boat Bunk Bed 07-08-2015 06:00 PM
added project Simple Horizontal Wall Bed 07-07-2015 01:51 PM
added project Rustic Scroll Daybed 07-06-2015 10:40 PM
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added project Chalkboard Murphy Beds 07-03-2015 01:58 PM
commented on Cowboy's Locker w/Hidden Bed 06-29-2015 07:10 PM
commented on Raised Panel Murphy bed w/Desk 06-19-2015 02:15 PM
commented on Raised Panel Murphy bed w/Desk 06-19-2015 01:36 PM
added project Cowboy's Locker w/Hidden Bed 06-19-2015 01:01 PM
commented on Raised Panel Murphy bed w/Desk 06-19-2015 12:35 PM
added project Raised Panel Murphy bed w/Desk 06-18-2015 10:30 PM
commented on Fort Bunk Bed 06-18-2015 08:35 PM
added project Fort Bunk Bed 06-18-2015 01:30 PM

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#1 posted 07-01-2007 11:51 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks. You will have to post some of your work. Enjoy the site.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#2 posted 07-02-2007 12:28 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#3 posted 07-02-2007 12:33 AM

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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#4 posted 07-02-2007 01:17 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks! I look forward to seeing your work. Great looking beds!

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#5 posted 07-02-2007 04:33 PM


-- Phil, Chattanooga,TN

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#6 posted 07-03-2007 05:22 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks. We hope you comeback to stay. You have questions, we’ll answer them…You have answers, we’ll question them. Enjoy.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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#7 posted 07-04-2007 12:58 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks Chris. Now we have three of us from Arkansas on here. This is a great website with a lot of good people on it.

-- Greg Mitchell--Lowell,

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#8 posted 07-04-2007 09:47 AM

Welcome to LJs if you need anything just ask anyone. Jockmike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#9 posted 07-26-2007 04:49 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks,
I guess it’s better late than never.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#10 posted 08-04-2007 10:40 PM

Hi Chris,
I forgot to mention that my Son used to live in N.Little Rock. He’s in Hot Srings now. He’s in the graphics, & auto trim business. It’ called JIM TRIM Inc. He does business all over the state.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#11 posted 04-03-2008 11:14 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks. The projects are an inspiration (Like Yours), the information is priceless and the people are supportive. The only problem is, the site can get addictive.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#12 posted 04-23-2008 06:38 PM

There are so many people on here, sometimes it takes quite awhile to catch up with the ones that have been here longer than I have. But, welcome to LJ’s Chris. Good to have another professional woodworker on board.
You are making some really beautiful pieces. I can see God’s hand in it. :)

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#13 posted 09-26-2008 12:52 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks.

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#14 posted 06-13-2009 02:47 AM

Beautiful murphy bed…. Welcome and thanks for sharing…


-- Happy and safe woodworking,

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#15 posted 06-28-2009 01:39 AM

Congratulations on being a Lumber Jock for 2 years. Thanks for helping to make this a great site!

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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