• Advertise with us
View scoobydooo9r's:homeworkshopprojects (6)blog (5)reviews (0)forum topics (0)buddies (27)favorites (0)activity logWatch

187 posts in 4891 days

Location: Gardnerville, NV

Life is too short to waste time, get out there and live your passions.

I started woodworking in my 2 car garage when I lived in Las Vegas, and I absorbed every bit of woodworking knowledge I could. It all started when I decided to build my own office in our house... only problem was not knowing how to do it. I learned everything I could that would teach me how to build cabinets.

Once I started learning, I wanted more! I kept learning, and thankfully people like David Marks, Marc Spagnuolo, Tommy Mac, Matt Vanderlist, and so many more were out there ready to help me along.

Funny thing is, I never even built that office furniture. We scrapped that idea when my wife and I admitted that we probably weren't going to work in that room. I did, however, construct a built-in window seat/storage/desk in that house. It turned out great, then we moved!

After the crash in 2008, I lost my job as an appraiser and decided to see if I could make a living at woodworking. We eventually moved to Northern Nevada to be closer to family, and I'm still operating a woodworking business.

Now, I work alongside my Dad, a machinist, in his shop. Between the two of us, we pack quite a selection of tools and machines. It allows me to delve into different materials and different skills to do some amazing things.

Now, I am driven by my creativity. It may pay less than my former job, but I love it! So, I plan to keep trying, learning, and now sharing as much as I can.

-- I don't make mistakes, I make design challenges!

Latest Activity | view all »

commented on Wine Inlay Pen 05-29-2015 07:16 AM
commented on Cedar Step Stool 05-29-2015 07:11 AM
commented on The B.O.N.E. 05-25-2015 04:10 PM
commented on Shot glass display case 03-21-2015 09:39 PM
commented on Spoon and Scaper 02-18-2015 08:01 AM
replied on Hooray, another dust collection thread 02-04-2015 07:10 PM
replied on Hooray, another dust collection thread 02-03-2015 08:53 PM
commented on The wooden comb business has been keeping me busy. 01-16-2015 07:31 AM
commented on Memory box 01-10-2015 07:19 AM
commented on Toy tool boxes 12-30-2014 08:26 AM
commented on Refinish of old 60's cabinet 12-30-2014 08:25 AM
commented on Quick Boot Bench 12-24-2014 08:03 AM
replied on My sisters family needs help 12-17-2014 11:01 AM
commented on Chunky TV Stand 12-14-2014 07:47 AM
commented on Toy tool boxes 12-10-2014 08:22 AM

Latest Projects | view all 6 »

Latest Blog Entries | view all 5 »

Workshop | view details »

Grab widget

9 comments so far

View GaryK's profile


10262 posts in 5103 days

#1 posted 01-24-2008 10:09 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks! Enjoy yourself.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

View cajunpen's profile


14578 posts in 5181 days

#2 posted 01-24-2008 11:41 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks. Enjoy the community

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

View rikkor's profile


11295 posts in 4990 days

#3 posted 01-24-2008 12:07 PM

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

View gene's profile


2184 posts in 4999 days

#4 posted 01-24-2008 02:30 PM

Welcome to the wonderful world of LJ’s (Enjoy) Step on in, The water’s fine, fine, fine.
You can ask, show, teach, learn, and Share woodworking experiences.
There’s something here for anyone that likes working with wood.
Plus new friends
God bless

-- Gene, a Christian in Virginia

View Max's profile


55999 posts in 5388 days

#5 posted 01-25-2008 02:12 AM

Glad to see that you have made Lumberjocks a part of your Woodworking experience… Welcome…

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

View Karson's profile


35276 posts in 5516 days

#6 posted 01-25-2008 02:43 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]

View scoobydooo9r's profile


187 posts in 4891 days

#7 posted 01-25-2008 08:50 AM

Hey everyone, I want to thank you all for the gracious welcomes, and I hope that I can help out if anyone needs some help, and on the other hand, I am definitely appreciative of the vast amounts of knowledge floating around within the LJ community. I love the tool review section too, and I can’t wait to dig in and post some reviews in there. Happy woodworking to all!!!

-- I don't make mistakes, I make design challenges!

View mot's profile


4928 posts in 5152 days

#8 posted 01-28-2008 12:37 AM

Hey! Welcome to LJ! It’s a good group of folks!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

View PanamaJack's profile


4483 posts in 5193 days

#9 posted 01-29-2008 06:28 PM

We would like to welcome you to the one and only LumberJocks. If you should need any woodworking question answered, don’t hesitate to ask. Somebody’s gonna have a good answer for you.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics