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Scott Seganti

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Location: Phoenix, AZ
Website: www.segantiwoodworking.com

My interest in woodworking goes back to my time as a kid watching The Woodwright’s Shop, The New Yankee Workshop, and This Old House on TV. I didn’t have access to the tools they used or the means to start woodworking at a young age, but they were certainly a catalyst for me to start woodworking.

When I reached high school I was finally able to explore woodworking first hand and I embraced the opportunity. I quickly developed a rapport with my high school woodworking instructor and spent much of my free time in the wood shop designing and building furniture. After high school I took a hiatus from woodworking and pursued a career in marine biology. I studied at the University of California, Santa Cruz where I graduated with a degree in Biology.

I was extremely fortunate to work as a research assistant with some of the top marine mammal biologist in the field. The work included studying the physiology and foraging ecology of:

California sea lions, elephant seals, and harbor seals along the coast of California
Laysan and Black-footed albatrosses on Tern Island, Hawaii
Antarctic fur seals at Cape Shirreff Field Station, Livingston Island, Antarctica.
After traveling and moving around extensively for 15 years, my wife and I decided to settle down and purchase a home in Phoenix Arizona with a dedicated workshop. The shop space provided a path back into woodworking and eventually a business.

We now own and operate Seganti Woodworking where I build heirloom quality furniture, including rocking chairs based on the original Sam Maloof design.

-- Scott Seganti : www.segantiwoodworking.com

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commented on Woodturning Projects #5: Napkin Rings from the USS Shangri-La 02-28-2017 01:07 AM
commented on Woodturning Projects #5: Napkin Rings from the USS Shangri-La 02-28-2017 12:58 AM
commented on Woodturning Projects #4: Lathe Sanding Disk 02-25-2017 07:51 PM
commented on Woodturning Projects #5: Napkin Rings from the USS Shangri-La 02-25-2017 07:37 PM
added blog entry Woodturning Projects #5: Napkin Rings from the USS Shangri-La 02-25-2017 02:46 PM
added blog entry Woodturning Projects #4: Lathe Sanding Disk 01-27-2017 07:47 PM
added blog entry Woodturning Projects #3: Turning A Snowman 11-18-2016 06:41 PM
added blog entry Woodturning Projects #2: Candlestick Holder 10-17-2016 02:20 PM
added blog entry Woodturning Projects #1: Woodturning Handle | An Alternative Approach 09-02-2016 03:15 PM
commented on Coffee table with reclaimed wood/metal framing 06-24-2013 07:03 PM
started topic Leftover Home Made Finish 05-29-2013 11:27 PM
commented on Excellent operation, easy installation, only one small problem 05-29-2013 11:19 PM
started topic The Workings of a Hand Plane Video 12-11-2012 09:20 AM
replied on I need some planes, and advice on planes 12-04-2012 06:57 PM
commented on Scott Seganti's Profile 10-05-2012 05:00 PM

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#1 posted 10-04-2012 11:21 PM

Welcome to Ljs a world wide community were there are great people,super projects and great woodworkers.Enjoy!

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#2 posted 10-05-2012 12:07 PM

Welcome aboard. Nice that you could join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#3 posted 10-05-2012 03:28 PM

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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#4 posted 10-05-2012 03:52 PM

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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Scott Seganti

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#5 posted 10-05-2012 05:00 PM

Thanks for the warm welcome. I’m looking forward to getting to know many of you.

-- Scott Seganti : www.segantiwoodworking.com

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