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Location: Biloxi MS

I'm retired from the Air Force after 28 years and enjoy building shadow boxes for retirees. I got my start in 1999 after helping a friend with a couple shadow boxes one weekend. I eventually purchased my own tools and branched out on my own. The Air Force moved me twice before I finally settled here in Mississippi. After seeing several of my projects a friend recommended I open an Etsy store. I took her advice and in the 3+ years since I opened the store I've sold more than 140 shadow boxes all around the globe to include Germany, The Netherlands, Great Britain, Japan, Wake Island, and nearly every state in the union. While I've been doing this for 15 years, I'm always open to constructive critiques.

-- Pat - Biloxi, MS

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added project Padauk/Birdseye Maple Keepsake Boxes 12-24-2019 09:49 PM
added project End Table Shadow Boxes 01-22-2019 06:14 PM
commented on Blanket/Storage Chest 04-27-2018 12:55 PM
commented on Blanket/Storage Chest 04-27-2018 12:42 PM
added project Blanket/Storage Chest 04-26-2018 04:10 PM
commented on Bathroom Vanity 08-20-2017 10:05 PM
commented on US Navy CPO Charge Book Box 08-07-2017 07:23 PM
added project Full and "Half" Size Lambic Cradles 12-02-2016 08:29 PM
added project Custom Memorial Shadow Box 12-02-2016 08:07 PM
added project Stylized USAF Chevron Shadow Box 10-17-2016 02:17 PM
commented on Double Tumbling Block Cutting Board 01-16-2016 01:13 PM
added project Double Tumbling Block Cutting Board 01-16-2016 03:26 AM
added project Drunken Checkerboard Cutting Boards 01-16-2016 03:01 AM
added project Curly Maple Lambic Beer Cradle 01-16-2016 02:12 AM
commented on Puzzle Plaque 01-15-2016 09:55 PM

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#1 posted 03-04-2009 01:11 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 03-04-2009 01:32 AM


-- Pat - Biloxi, MS

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#3 posted 03-04-2009 02:06 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks….It will be a great resource for you and your projects. There are a bunch of great people here willing to help……have fun….Looking forward to your projects and posts….. WARNING: Visiting LumberJocks has proven to be addictive.

-- Todd, Oak Ridge, TN, Hello my name is Todd and I'm a Toolholic, I bought my last tool 10 days, no 4 days, oh heck I bought a tool on the way here! †

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#4 posted 03-04-2009 02:14 AM

Thanks. I’ve found the addiction already just posting some of my projects.

-- Pat - Biloxi, MS

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#5 posted 03-04-2009 02:19 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks. The projects are an inspiration, the information is priceless and the people are supportive. The only problem is, the site can get addictive.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#6 posted 03-04-2009 02:33 AM

Hello Pat,

Let me welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find this to be both an exciting and an inspirational part of your woodworking adventure.

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

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#7 posted 03-04-2009 02:37 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#8 posted 03-04-2009 02:45 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks, Pat!

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#9 posted 03-04-2009 03:10 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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#10 posted 03-04-2009 04:00 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 more of your projects and posts.

BTW: Thanks for your service!

-- Gary D.

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#11 posted 03-04-2009 05:42 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks, enjoy the community.

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

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#12 posted 03-04-2009 05:45 AM

Welcome to LJ’s.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#13 posted 03-04-2009 02:37 PM

welcome nieghbor,
lumberjocks is a great source of seeing whats out there,
tim aka cobra5

-- tool time tim aka "cobra5"

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#14 posted 03-04-2009 03:38 PM

Welcome, glad you’ve joined us!

-- Bill, Florida

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#15 posted 03-05-2009 02:35 AM

Welcome Pat. You have found the right place for woodworking. A great group of people willing to help. Looking forward to see more of your projects and comments. Work safe in the shop and don’t forget to use pushsticks.

-- "Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life" Solomon

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