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Location: Burlington, Iowa

Perhaps I need to explain where the Nickname came from. In 1983, I got one of the five North Dakota elk tags given out that year. I shot the second legal elk in modern North Dakota history. My daughter named him "Elmer" and he hangs proudly in my living room (Pictured in my workshop pictures).
I taught Industrial Arts for five years and then worked for Prison Industries in North Dakota (12 years), California (5 years), and Iowa (13 years). When I was in North Dakota, I had a custom cabinet business for 9 years besides working for the prison.
I retired in 2007 and have a small shop in my 14 X 21 garage. We also sell antiques and collectables (mostly Paper) on Ebay. Check out our sight, "stockbridgestuff".
I am married and have a daughter in California and a step-daughter and step-son in this area.
I am an avid bow hunter and shot some dandy Pope and Young bucks since moving to Iowa.

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#1 posted 01-26-2008 06:12 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks. Enjoy the community

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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Scott Bryan

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#2 posted 01-26-2008 06:28 AM

Welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find this to be an enjoyable woodworking experience.

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

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#3 posted 01-26-2008 07:09 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks! Enjoy yourself.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#4 posted 01-26-2008 07:10 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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#5 posted 01-26-2008 07:37 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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#6 posted 01-26-2008 11:53 AM

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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Thos. Angle

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#7 posted 01-26-2008 03:29 PM

Welcome to Lumber Jocks. I got off a train once in Burlington and hitchhiked to Salem to pick up my car. That was in the ‘60’s and I was rodeoing all over your country. Also once, on a family vacation we camped in the city park and got sprayed for mosquitos. I DO remember Burlington. LOL Have fun here it is a great place.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#8 posted 01-26-2008 10:10 PM

I would like to thank everybody who has welcomed me to Lumber Jocks! I am looking forward to exploring the sight and getting to know other people that love woodworking as much as I do.

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#9 posted 01-27-2008 03:18 AM

Welcome to the wonderful world of LJ’s (Enjoy) Step on in, The water’s fine, fine, fine.
You can ask, show, teach, learn, and Share woodworking experiences.
There’s something here for anyone that likes working with wood.
Plus new friends
God bless

-- Gene, a Christian in Virginia

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#10 posted 01-27-2008 04:11 AM

Hi Gene & Gregory

Thanks for the welcome! People seem to forget how many blessings they have. There was one time in my life when I lost a lot of money and material things. It brought me closer to God, my family and had my health. I am the richest man in the world! Those Grand-kids are priceless! Have a great Day!

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#11 posted 01-28-2008 12:34 AM

Hey! Welcome to LJ! It’s a good group of folks!

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

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#12 posted 01-29-2008 06:31 PM

We would like to welcome you to the one and only LumberJocks. If you should need any woodworking question answered, don’t hesitate to ask. Somebody’s gonna have a good answer for you.

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

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#13 posted 02-02-2008 07:00 AM

Thanks for the explaination on the gunrack ND2ELK. I am not sure which of us is newer, but welcome. I also worked in the prison system. I worked at the Navy Consolidated Brig in Charleston SC. in industrial maintenance, and custody and control jobs.

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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#14 posted 02-28-2008 09:11 PM

Where in North Dakota? I ranched in western South Dakota for 23 years. I sure miss the hunting. I never had the chance to go Elk hunting, but I did get a .270 with that in mind. I put in for New Mexico this year, but didn’t draw.

-- Teri, Kokomo, IN

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#15 posted 03-16-2008 11:32 AM

WOW I just saw your home office post! Amazing! Thank you for your encouragement. It means a lot coming from you! I am really enjoying your great work ND2ELK! :D Fantastic!

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