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Location: Salt Lake City, UT

I have been doing woodworking for some 40 years now. Started out in a cabinet shop / lumber yard right out of high school. Changed careers after about 4 years and am now back into woodworking full time. I have always loved woodworking, creating something out of a straight piece of wood. I do custom woodworking as well as craft Mission, Arts and Crafts Clocks, frames, bookracks and other items.

This picture, as you can tell, is in my younger day’s!!! Some have named the picture ”Desperado” But even back then I enjoyed helping my Dad with what ever woodworking or building he was doing..

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

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#1 posted 11-23-2006 09:28 PM

This picture, as you can tell, is in my younger day’s!!! Some have named the picture ”Desperado” But even back then I enjoyed helping my Dad with what ever woodworking or building he was doing..

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

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#2 posted 03-17-2007 10:52 AM

O.K., Max how about some shop pictures. Let’s see the master’s lair.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#3 posted 03-17-2007 08:08 PM

Max 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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#4 posted 03-17-2007 08:47 PM

Hi Max. Pleasure to meet you.

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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#5 posted 04-09-2007 02:52 AM

Thanks Max. I’m looking forward to it.

-- Greg Mitchell--Lowell,

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#6 posted 07-16-2007 09:55 PM

Thanks for the welcome. Look forward to learning more skills.


-- Roy "Woodboxman" Coos Bay, Oregon

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#7 posted 07-17-2007 05:12 AM

Better later than never, Desperado…? (Doing the shuffle thing tonight.)

Welcome to the one and the only LumberJocks website.

I know you’re doing well, that plate shelf you just posted a couple of days ago is great! Take care.

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

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#8 posted 09-15-2007 07:44 PM

Thanks for the welcome Mr. Max! I look forward to contributing to the forum!

Timmy C

-- Timmy C

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#9 posted 09-25-2007 09:54 PM

Hi Max,
Thank you for the welcome.

-- Dave Idaho

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#10 posted 09-30-2007 02:14 AM

Hi max!
Thank you for the welcome. I’m new to this blogging stuff, so I hope I don’t screw things up too bad!

-- Ric :{) - Appleton, ME - (

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#11 posted 10-05-2007 04:11 PM

Thank you for the welcome to LJ Max. I really like how friendly everyone is and am looking forward to improving my woodworking skills from the talented members here at LJ.

-- Kirk H. --

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#12 posted 10-17-2007 01:34 AM

Hello, and thanks for saying hello. This is the best woodworking site I have found. Just great. I cant wait to meet all the wonderful woodworkers. Thanks again Dave

-- Davesfunwoodworking

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#13 posted 11-21-2007 12:30 AM

Thanks for the welcome, looking forward to spending some time browsing around…

-- Kenn from Kennewick, WA

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#14 posted 11-21-2007 08:18 PM

I’m going to be doing the holiday shop (santa’s work shop) for a few of the local schools in my area ! I’m looking for ideas for fast , easy projects with little cost to make , so I can donate them for the under privileged childeren to give to their parents for the holidays (x-mas & such) . Childern of all walks of life also find joy in giving to their parents and other family members on the holidays , It gives them a sense of pride,and happyness! The school asks that I make sure that it would be something of a non-religious background to all cultures !If anyone has any plans or ideas please send them to me soon december 17th is my deadline. Thank you everyone that took the time to read this !Happy thanks giving!!!!!


(note: I have access to lots of scrap 2×4 2×6 2×8 2×10 2×12 all less than 24” long free , also kids have be able to carry it ,Thanks again! )

-- I love this site !

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#15 posted 11-22-2007 11:23 PM

Hey Max,thanks for the welcome and your work is very good.Hope your having a great Thanksgiving Holiday.

-- Rick,Neoga,IL.

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