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Location: Phoenix, Arizona

My name is Jeff Starr. I have enjoyed art in a variety of mediums all of my life. I didn't happen upon engraving until a couple of years ago. I had just returned home from serving with my guard unit in Iraq and was waiting a few months before I could get back into school at ASU where I earned my degree in Industrial Design. I saw examples of gun stock engraving and fell in love with this art form. I knew it was something I could learn, so I invested in the engraver and equipment needed and started practicing on everything wood I could find.
I am thrilled as I see how pleased my customers are with my work. My dream is that one day I can earn my dollar with my engravings but for now I do it part time on the side. It is a hobby that is slowly becoming more profitable with time.
I hope you enjoy my work. Feel free to contact me by email at [email protected] for any questions. I really enjoy the fun friendly atmosphere here on Lumberjocks and appreciate all of your compliments, feedback and advice.

-- "When was the last time you did something special for your gun?"

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#1 posted 04-08-2009 04:42 AM

Hello Jeff,

Let me welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find being a member of this group to be both a rewarding and an inspirational part of your woodworking adventure.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#2 posted 04-08-2009 04:50 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#3 posted 04-08-2009 05:44 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 04-08-2009 06:03 AM

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

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#5 posted 04-08-2009 07:43 AM

Thanks for the welcomes and any future welcomes. This has proven to be quite a friendly place. There is a lot of valuable information and experience here to learn from. I am glad to have found this place.

-- "When was the last time you did something special for your gun?"

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#6 posted 04-08-2009 12:35 PM

Welcome to LJ’s. We are here to help you with your woodworking endeavors. Feel free to ask for advise. But Be aware…this site can be very addictive…………..LOL

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#7 posted 04-08-2009 01:29 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks….It will be a great resource for you and your projects. There are a bunch of great people here willing to help……have fun….Looking forward to your projects and posts….. WARNING: Visiting LumberJocks has proven to be addictive.

-- Todd, Oak Ridge, TN, Hello my name is Todd and I'm a Toolholic, I bought my last tool 10 days, no 4 days, oh heck I bought a tool on the way here! †

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#8 posted 04-08-2009 02:02 PM

very good to have you here!

-- Robin Renee'

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#9 posted 04-08-2009 03:55 PM

Welcome, glad you’ve joined us!

-- Bill, Florida

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#10 posted 04-08-2009 10:10 PM

Welcome Jeff. You have found the right place for woodworking. A great group of people willing to help. Looking forward to see more of your projects and comments. Work safe in the shop and don’t forget to use pushsticks.

-- "Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life" Solomon

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#11 posted 04-09-2009 02:53 AM

Welcome to Lumber Jocks! This is a great place to get – or give – advice about woodworking on the forums and the project posts are a wonderful source of new ideas. I love this site, I hope you will enjoy it too.

Look forward to seeing your projects and posts.

-- Gary D.

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#12 posted 04-10-2009 01:47 AM

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. Appomattox Virginia [email protected]

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#13 posted 04-11-2009 12:41 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks Jeff. 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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#14 posted 09-09-2009 07:26 AM

I can’t believe I didn’t catch any of your projects, or the fact that you were here at all. Your carvings are beautiful and an inspiration. Thanks for sharing, and joining the site.

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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#15 posted 02-08-2010 08:25 PM

Wow I love guns but these guns blow me away I really enjoy your work

-- Tim, Tallahasse FL

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