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Location: St. Charles, MO

I'm a man of God, a family man, and a high school teacher whom also happens to find whatever time is left to get into my workshop. I'm a voracious reader and learner. I love to take the time to build new and exciting things. Anytime I can try my hand at a new technique I'm all for it. I also enjoy focusing my time on refining my craft. It's incredibly relaxing to plane a board four square or cut a set of dovetails. I'm lucky to have such an understanding wife who supports me in my endeavors.

I've sold a few pieces here and there. I'd say my dream is to take my knowledge of teaching and woodworking and to open up my own store/school when I retire from my actual job.

-- Do something nice for somebody

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#1 posted 03-26-2008 06:18 PM

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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#2 posted 03-26-2008 06:38 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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#3 posted 03-26-2008 09:33 PM

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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#4 posted 03-26-2008 09:36 PM

Hello Bmh032,

Let me welcome you to LJs. I hope that you will find this to be an exciting and rewarding part of your woodworking adventure.

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

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#5 posted 03-26-2008 11:49 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks . This is a great community of people with like interests.There is much to learn here & you will have the opportunity to share your skills & ideas with others. I hope you enjoy LJ’s as much as I do.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#6 posted 03-27-2008 07:34 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks. Enjoy the community.

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

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#7 posted 03-31-2008 03:59 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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#8 posted 03-27-2010 05:38 AM

Another year has rolled by. We must be having too much fun, cause it seems like just yesterday when I congratulated you on 1 year.
And now it’s time for: Congratulations on your 2nd anniversary at Lumber Jocks. Thanks for helping make LJ a great place to visit and happy anniversary!

-- Gary D.

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#9 posted 03-28-2010 06:01 AM

Hi there,
Congratulations on your second anniversary of being part of the LumberJock community… something to be very proud of…
I look forward to the day when I reach that milestone…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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