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Location: Chicago

Since 2010, I've been pursuing a passion for woodworking, learning both modern techniques and traditional hand tool methods for building furniture and trim carpentry. I've been inspired to learn about Chicago's rich Craftsman, Prairie, and Arts & Crafts tradition, and by my own modest 1903 frame house's style and decor. I've applied those aesthetics and philosophies to my own interests, and found a unique outlet to express myself. I now do woodworking and furniture building for myself and for clients. I blog and post about my woodworking adventures at

-- Douglas in Chicago -

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commented on Arts and Crafts Entertainment center 02-28-2018 02:50 PM
commented on Limbert Style Frame 12-30-2017 03:51 PM
commented on Bow Saw Build #1: Getting Started 08-24-2017 02:43 PM
commented on Mission Style Pedestal Table #1: Planning the build 06-23-2017 02:47 PM
commented on Mission Style Pedestal Table #1: Planning the build 06-22-2017 05:15 PM
commented on Mission Arm Chair 03-15-2017 01:38 AM
commented on Pair of bathroom cabinets 12-19-2016 04:30 PM
commented on Pair of bathroom cabinets 12-19-2016 04:11 PM
added project Pair of bathroom cabinets 12-19-2016 03:03 AM
commented on Onken Morris Chair 12-19-2016 02:40 AM
commented on Workbench build #2: Torsion or Torture? 11-25-2016 03:40 PM
replied on Starting new with sawhorses. 11-17-2016 07:20 PM
added blog entry Blogging instead of Woodworking #30: What the Wax Does 10-12-2016 03:14 AM
commented on A Bowl for my Nuts 10-08-2016 02:54 PM
commented on Walnut Slab Coffee Table 10-05-2016 03:28 AM

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#1 posted 05-24-2011 05:08 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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#2 posted 05-24-2011 05:28 AM

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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#3 posted 05-24-2011 04:00 PM

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#4 posted 05-25-2011 10:03 AM

“WELCOME to LJ’s.”

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#5 posted 05-25-2011 06:15 PM

Thanks for the welcomes… I’ve been a lurker since last year, and now I’m ready to get more involved. I’ll be posting shop picks soon!

-- Douglas in Chicago -

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#6 posted 05-31-2011 02:42 AM

Douglas, Welcome to LumberJocks.

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#7 posted 06-26-2011 10:47 PM

Hello from a fellow Chicagoan. Welcome to LJs.

-- " 'Truth' is like a beautiful flower, unique to each plant and to the season it blossoms ... 'Fact' is the root and leaf, allowing the plant grow and bloom again."

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#8 posted 06-29-2013 04:02 PM

(project made of wood)???? Did you have a point, welcome to LJ’s

-- Joe, Florida

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