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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://wwbeds.com/live.htm

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added project Modified Euro Murphy Bed 2 days ago
added project Storage, Storage, Lots of Storage 6 days ago
commented on Murphy bed with Sofa 7 days ago
added project Murphy bed with Sofa 7 days ago
commented on Ross Murphy Bed with Bookcase/Desk 43 days ago
added project Scripture Mirror 57 days ago
added project Maple Corner Desk 63 days ago
added project Cherry and Maple Waterbed 69 days ago
added project Raised Panel Murphy Bed 107 days ago
added project Bathroom Vanity 124 days ago
added project Modified Euro Murphy bed 125 days ago
added project Designer Nightstand 126 days ago
added project TV Stand with Slanted Shelf 141 days ago
added project Maple Panel Bed with Mega Storage 183 days ago
added project Beatles Yellow Submarine Loft 187 days ago

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WayneC

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#1 posted 2487 days ago

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 2487 days ago

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 karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Max

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#3 posted 2487 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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oscorner

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#4 posted 2487 days ago

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 2487 days ago

welcome

-- Phil, Chattanooga,TN

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PanamaJack

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#6 posted 2486 days ago

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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Greg Mitchell

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#7 posted 2485 days ago

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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jockmike2

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#8 posted 2485 days ago

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 2463 days ago

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

8693 posts in 2805 days


#10 posted 2454 days ago

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 2211 days ago

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 2191 days ago

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. :)

-- Tim

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Beginningwoodworker

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#13 posted 2035 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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flcopper169

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#14 posted 1775 days ago

Beautiful murphy bed…. Welcome and thanks for sharing…

Rob

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

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gjd

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#15 posted 1760 days ago

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

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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