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I have been in the arts for about 30 years, starting in wood, then onto glass, metal and currently stone. My work has been in one museum, many art galleries, and have done work in some big name homes. Probably the most recognizable is Rush Limbaughs home. I spent 3 1/2 years there doing stone work, table tops, bathrooms, and kitchens. I like sculpting stone edges to be a little different. I did Barry Larkins ( of the Cincinatti Reds baseball team ) fireplace, by curving red travertine stone. Worked with Terry Fuquay in stonework, he is a great stone worker and artist, many thanks to him and the best guy I've worked with. I like inventing artwork and tools. Everyday is a learning experience, and would like to add blowing glass someday. I like to bring out the beauty of the material I work with, I can't match what God creates, and clean lines are my favorite style.

-- Dan Wiggins

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#1 posted 07-31-2008 10:37 PM

Welcome to LJ’s.

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

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#2 posted 07-31-2008 10:39 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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#3 posted 08-01-2008 12:26 AM

Great job on those tables savannah. 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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#4 posted 08-01-2008 01:03 AM

Welcome aboard…you’re going to love it here : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#5 posted 08-01-2008 03:24 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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#6 posted 08-01-2008 03:59 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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#7 posted 08-01-2008 04:07 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
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#8 posted 08-01-2008 04:16 AM

If you like working with wood, you’re in the right place. Welcome.

-- Bruce from Central New York...now, if you'll pardon me, I have some sawdust to make.

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#9 posted 08-01-2008 12:03 PM

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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#10 posted 08-01-2008 12:19 PM

Hello Dan,

Welcome to LJs. I hope that you will find this to be an rewarding and informational aspect of your woodworking adventure.

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

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#11 posted 08-01-2008 04:09 PM

Welcome to LJS Dan its good to have you aboard .
I might need some info on working with granite and stone in the near future.
p.s. Fritz is a great guy :o) he told me about you.

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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#12 posted 08-01-2008 06:31 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks.

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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#13 posted 08-02-2008 02:29 AM

Welcome to LJs!! Glad you have joined us!!

-- Paul D - Lawrenceville, Georgia

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#14 posted 08-02-2008 12:38 PM

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

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

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#15 posted 07-25-2009 02:23 AM

Congratulations on your upcoming 1st anniversary as a Lumber Jock! Thanks for helping make this site a great place to be a part of.

-- Gary D.

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