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Location: Mineral Ridge, Ohio

Well, I'm 50 now. I've been a General Contractor most of my life. I've been building cabinetry for about 25 years, Vanities, kitchens, wall units, ect. Everything a contractor might supply or sell as custom options or add-ons. Woodworking has always been a passion. I'm self taught in the furniture area worked in early years with old time cabinet maker to learn that trade. But with all the New cabinet co. out there I have been trying to make Furniture for about 12 years now. I'm from Northeastern Ohio, Between Youngstown and Warren. I can't follow Furniture plans to save my life, So, I just Really wing it on a song and a prayer, and see what happens.

-- Marty Ohio

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326 posts in 5606 days

#1 posted 01-17-2007 03:27 PM

My name is Marty, i’ve been making furniture for about 12 years, i’;m self taught. can’t follow plans to save my life, but let me go with an idea and who knows what happens

-- Marty Ohio

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#2 posted 01-17-2007 08:41 PM

Your handle reminded me of a friend. The sign at his cabin was ”MOMPOPKIDSNPUP”

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#3 posted 03-12-2007 02:42 AM

Hay Pops Welcome to LumberJocks

-- 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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#4 posted 03-17-2007 10:59 AM

Welcome aboard! I don’t think I’ve seen you post yet. Let us see your work and some shop pictures would be nice.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#5 posted 06-13-2007 10:25 PM

We would like to welcome you back 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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Dan'um Style

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#6 posted 08-05-2007 07:04 PM

welcome to lj’s … take some photos and show off what you are working on

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#7 posted 12-30-2007 07:02 PM

Wow! I just checked out your projects and you have some real impressive work, first class. I also am self taught but don’t go as far as you have. My hat’s of to you, well done.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service

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#8 posted 08-22-2009 05:26 AM

Hi Marty, Thanks for the kind words of encouragement.

-- tuanie

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#9 posted 01-10-2010 08:09 PM

Congratulations on your upcoming 3rd anniversary at Lumber Jocks. Thanks for helping make LJ a great place to visit and happy anniversary!

-- Gary D.

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#10 posted 01-11-2010 03:41 AM

Congratulations on your Anniversay. We look forward to your continued posts and projects.

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

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#11 posted 02-03-2010 04:14 PM

Added you to my “Buddies” list. Hope you don’t mind. Saw your post about maybe starting a NE OH LJ club.

Strong possibility we may be moving to Ashtabula this summer. Would like to have a contact to find out all the local wood haunts.

-- - Where woodworking and technology somehow get along.

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