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Location: Santee, CA
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I've been a woodworker for over fifty years. My father taught me finish carpentry and basic cabinet making as a kid starting at age eight. The rest I learned by doing, by trial and error and by reading. I have a fully equipped wood shop in my garage. I started a small woodworking business from there when I retired from the Navy as a Senior Chief Petty Officer.

I do mostly small jobs that most shops don't want to be bothered with. For quite a few years I did lots of woodcutting for arts and craft women who didn't have woodworking husbands. That has died off and I do very little craft related jobs. My niche now is furniture repair and some small cabinets. I've teamed up with a very busy local furniture repair business. I repair the furniture, they pick it up and do the stain matching and finish work. A perfect arrangement for both of us.

I also worked as a retail associate for Rockler Woodworking and Hardware in San Diego for 23 plus years. There I got to advise other woodworkers and share my woodworking knowledge. I do scroll saw demonstrations at the store near the Christmas holidays.

I'm pretty much totally immersed in woodworking and love it.

-- sugarpine

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#1 posted 07-24-2011 04:03 PM

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#2 posted 07-24-2011 06:59 PM

Welcome to the community.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#3 posted 07-25-2011 12:47 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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#4 posted 07-25-2011 01:01 AM

Welcome. You have found the right place for woodworking. A great group of people willing to help. Looking forward to see 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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#5 posted 07-25-2011 03:32 AM

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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#6 posted 07-25-2011 04:55 AM

Welcome To LumberJocks.

Looking forward to seeing pictures of your shop and, more of your projects.

Michael A. Ragan US Navy Ret.

-- Mike The Termite ~~~~~ Working safely may get old, but so do those who practice it.

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#7 posted 07-25-2011 09:21 AM

“WELCOME to LJ’s.”

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#8 posted 07-25-2011 05:56 PM

Welcome, I’m sure you will love it here

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#9 posted 07-29-2011 04:21 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks!

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