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Location: Grayslake, IL

Woodworking has been my hobby for a number of years. I started with bird houses and over the years graduated to furniture. I bought a lathe a few years ago and never looked back, I am hooked.

-- TurnTurnTurn

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added project Cheese boards 06-06-2018 03:27 PM
replied on Bistro table top 06-11-2017 01:18 AM
replied on Bistro table top 06-10-2017 03:04 PM
started topic Bistro table top 06-10-2017 03:40 AM
commented on Evolution Of A Barn Wood Side Table 05-14-2017 11:49 PM
commented on Outdoor Furniture 03-13-2017 10:06 PM
commented on A few pens 03-13-2017 01:33 AM
commented on "California Recall" 03-12-2017 10:54 PM
added project A few pens 03-12-2017 10:49 PM
added project Outdoor Furniture 03-12-2017 10:44 PM
replied on Butcher Block Kitchen Island 06-01-2015 03:28 PM
commented on End Grain Butcher Block Coffee Table 06-01-2015 03:23 PM
commented on DEAD BLOW MALLET (KIEFER STYLE ) 02-26-2015 06:30 PM
replied on Jewlery Box lid support 01-14-2015 02:43 AM
started topic Jewlery Box lid support 01-14-2015 02:29 AM

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#1 posted 11-20-2009 09:57 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 Bryan

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#2 posted 11-21-2009 12:07 AM

Hello TurnTurnTurn,

Let me welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find being a member of this group to be an interesting, as well as exciting, experience. Have fun and enjoy.

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

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#3 posted 11-21-2009 01:56 AM

Welcome aboard. Nice to have you join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#4 posted 11-21-2009 02:36 AM

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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#5 posted 11-21-2009 03:06 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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#6 posted 11-21-2009 05:10 AM

Welcome to the shop. I look forward to seeing your projects and I hope you enjoy the site. There is alot of good information available from both professionals and amateurs who are willing to share their craft. God Bless!

-- Rusty

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#7 posted 11-21-2009 08:55 AM

Welcome to LJs a place were there are great people,super projects and outstanding woodworkers.Enjoy


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#8 posted 12-01-2009 07:00 PM


You will find Lumberjocks helpful, supportive, inspiring and informative.

Ask a question and you will receive an answer or two or three or quite a few more.

-- Best Regards With Personalized Rocking Chairs And Furniture On My Mind,

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#9 posted 12-01-2009 10:20 PM

Welcome to LJ’s glad that you make it here


-- The things I make may be for others, but how I make them is for me.

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#10 posted 12-03-2009 05:56 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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#11 posted 12-08-2009 04:09 AM

Hey , nice bowl . Gotta love walnut. The answer to your question is no, I did not seal the box before I used the oil.

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Sam Shakouri

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#12 posted 02-11-2010 09:49 AM

I am glad to see you among my buddies and thanks for your comments.
I have seen many cornered bowls and platter but not with six corners, new line for me.
Very nice.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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#13 posted 11-20-2010 01:02 AM

Imagine that! A year has almost gone by since you became a Lumber Jock. Congratulations on your anniversary! I look forward to your posts.

-- Gary D.

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#14 posted 01-18-2011 06:41 AM

hey i see you turn some purpleheart, I’m working on my 2nd purple bowl. Have you noticed any reactions to the dust? I found out the hard way, my eyes turned purple and had respiratory problems. Now I wear the mask and goggles, but it still effects me. What do you use for protective equipment?
I love the wood though, I sanded out the first one to 2000 grit, and a light danish oil, and it came out with an amazing mirror finish, one of the best bowls I’ve ever done.

keep on turning


-- One does things through mania, through obsession, through an automatic need that escapes understanding.

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#15 posted 01-18-2011 04:21 PM

Hey Mike, I don’t recall having any reaction to PH, but I do use a dust collector when I am turning. I have found the dust collector to be a tremendous help, in pulling the dust away from me. Now I don’t sneeze during my turning sessions. I will have to try your 2000 grit and danish oil tip. Thx

-- TurnTurnTurn

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