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Location: Connecticut

I am a Nuclear Electrician (Submarines) Petty Officer First Class. I don't get to do as much wood working as i would like to, but i sure have fun doing it. I mostly enjoy figuring out new things. I don't pretend to know a lot about wood working. I do pride myself in figuring out how to make things work. Hopefully Lumberjocks will help me in future projects.

-- It may not be pretty...but it's functional.

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added project Cookie Jar 05-23-2017 11:34 PM
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added blog entry Casting Hybrid Blanks in Resin 02-28-2017 12:27 PM
added blog entry Need Assistance Please 01-23-2017 02:56 PM
added project Chistmas Gift for my Wife 12-23-2016 07:17 PM
added blog entry How do you dry wood? 12-09-2016 12:23 PM
added blog entry General thoughts 09-04-2016 12:31 PM
commented on Largest piece of wood I've ever turned... Part 1 08-30-2016 11:53 AM
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#1 posted 04-06-2012 10:31 PM

I thought i would post this rocking chair i made. I actually made two of them for a friend of mine. Now the kids are no longer arguing over who gets to sit in the rocking chair with mommy during story time. I am not sure how i enter the project into the weekly drawing of top projects so if anyone out there knows how i would appreciate the info. The rocker runners are made from Hickory and the rest of the chairs are made from Hardened Maple.

-- It may not be pretty...but it's functional.

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#2 posted 04-06-2012 10:41 PM

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

Very nice project. You can click on My Lumberjocks in the upper right corner of the screen. Then choose New Project. You should be all set. Good Luck.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#3 posted 04-06-2012 10:46 PM

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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#4 posted 04-06-2012 10:46 PM

Thanks Wayne.

-- It may not be pretty...but it's functional.

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#5 posted 04-06-2012 11:07 PM

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

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#6 posted 04-07-2012 02:24 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks! It’s a great place with great people, and, oh yeah, there’s the woodworking too! Have fun and play safe! :)

-- I'm a wood magician... I can turn fine lumber into firewood before your very eyes! - Please visit and sign up for my project updates!

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#7 posted 04-07-2012 05:23 AM

Welcome to Ljs a world wide community were there are some great people, nice projects and woodworkers of all Skill Levels.

Have a Nice Time!

-- Richard (Ontario, CANADA)

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#8 posted 04-07-2012 04:16 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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