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Location: North Little Rock, AR
Website: www.wwbeds.com

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.

-- Watch live video from our shop. http://www.wwbeds.com/#!current-projects/c3c1

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added project Distressed Boat Bed 12-01-2016 10:58 PM
added project Frank Lloyd Wright Inspired Murphy Bed 11-30-2016 02:14 PM
added project Two Locker Murphy Beds w/desk 11-26-2016 12:30 PM
added project Cherry Wall Unit with a Secret 11-23-2016 10:50 PM
added project Don't Write On the Furniture | Whiteboard Conference Table 11-19-2016 11:27 AM
commented on Drawer, Drawers, and More Drawers 11-19-2016 10:47 AM
commented on Drawer, Drawers, and More Drawers 11-18-2016 08:07 PM
commented on Drawer, Drawers, and More Drawers 11-18-2016 03:25 PM
commented on Drawer, Drawers, and More Drawers 11-18-2016 03:24 PM
commented on Drawer, Drawers, and More Drawers 11-18-2016 02:00 PM
added project Drawer, Drawers, and More Drawers 11-18-2016 01:43 PM
added project Pine Murphy bed with Double Desk and Sofa 11-17-2016 11:45 PM
added project Walnut Murphy bed with Stay Level Desk 09-03-2016 12:35 PM
commented on King Size Murphy Bed 09-02-2016 03:11 PM
added project King Size Murphy Bed 09-01-2016 10:38 PM

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WayneC

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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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Karson

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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 karsonwm@gmail.com †

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Max

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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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oscorner

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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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rentman

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

welcome

-- 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, AR--gdamitchell@sbcglobal.net

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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. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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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. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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ND2ELK

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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
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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tenontim

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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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Beginningwoodworker

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

Welcome to LumberJocks.

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flcopper169

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

Beautiful murphy bed…. Welcome and thanks for sharing…

Rob

-- Happy and safe woodworking, Flcopper169@aol.com

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Bureaucrat

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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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