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Location: Urbana, IL
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I first got experience in the construction industry when I was a teenager and have always loved designing and making things. The design is as satisfying as building the project to me.

I went from helping other carpenters build houses when I was 17-22, to doing my own 5 room addition a few years back; my projects have become smaller as my woodworking skills develop.

I am somewhat of a "jack of all trades" type of guy, who likes to tinker with all aspects of construction, but I definetly feel like I am in my element in my shop making saw dust, especially early on weekend mornings. Most of my projects have been made from two trees: a large black walnut and a cherry tree. I have made dozens of end grain cutting boards, useful and customized built in furniture for my recent remodel; as of late, I have enjoyed repairing and refinishing antiques.

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#1 posted 11-26-2007 01:55 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- Greg Mitchell--Lowell, [email protected]

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#2 posted 11-26-2007 05:17 AM

Wahoo! Welcome to LJ, you just joined the best woodworking club around!

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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#3 posted 11-26-2007 06:19 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 11-27-2007 03:23 AM

Welcome to LJ’s (Enjoy)
God bless

-- Gene, a Christian in Virginia

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#5 posted 11-27-2007 04:04 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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#6 posted 11-27-2007 04:51 AM

Thank you gentlemen for your welcoming comments. I need to spend a little time on how to use this great forum and get a picture etc. I am getting excited about my end grain cutting board project. The planning and design stage is as satisfying to me as making something.

Enjoy!

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#7 posted 11-27-2007 04:44 PM

Hey! Welcome to LJ! Enjoy!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#8 posted 11-28-2007 03:50 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks. Enjoy the community.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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#9 posted 11-29-2007 02:40 AM

We’re glad your here! Welcome!

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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#10 posted 11-21-2009 04:04 AM

Congratulations on your upcoming 2 year anniversary being a Lumber Jock. Thanks for your posts and participation.

-- Gary D.

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#11 posted 11-22-2009 03:31 AM

Congratulations on your Anniversary. Hope you have many more on LumberJocks. We appreciate your posts and projects.

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

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#12 posted 11-20-2010 12:39 AM

Well, another year has rolled by. It must have been a really fun year because it seems like yesterday when I congratulated you on being a LJ for 2 years. Congratulations on your 3rd anniversary at Lumber Jocks. Thanks for helping make LJ a great place to visit and happy anniversary!

-- Gary D.

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