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04-30-2010 10:07 PM

Hi, I am in search of other woodworkers in the Chicago area, to share and compare local resources, materials, and events. Thanks ~ eric

-- " 'Truth' is like a beautiful flower, unique to each plant and to the season it blossoms ... 'Fact' is the root and leaf, allowing the plant grow and bloom again."

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#1 posted 05-02-2010 04:52 PM


Malta, IL here….a bit west of you.


-- -> Malta, IL -<

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#2 posted 05-04-2010 06:33 PM

Burbank, IL!

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#3 posted 05-06-2010 05:05 PM


West suburbs, aurora IL

-- Mando C

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#4 posted 05-10-2010 09:13 PM

Elmhurst, IL

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#5 posted 05-13-2010 03:31 AM

Benny, I actually live in Villa Park! Got a nice shop to check out> Im always looking for ideas.

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#6 posted 05-13-2010 04:10 AM

NW Indiana. OK cut out the Indiana jokes.

-- Marc

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#7 posted 06-07-2010 07:53 PM


In Downers Grove. Took a look at your website-very nice work-especially the steam bent table! Also liked your shop pics. You’re right-light is great, and your plant “mezzanine” gave me some ideas for a workshop building I’ve been thinking about.

Happy to share ideas, resources, events, etc. with you.


-- Gerry

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#8 posted 06-07-2010 09:07 PM

Hey I Gerry
I grew up on Belmont Road in Downers Grove


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#9 posted 06-11-2010 04:14 AM


I’m in Orland Park, you have some very creative work, great job.

Happy to share ideas & resources….

Have fun,

-- Royd in Chicago

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#10 posted 06-14-2010 02:51 AM

Hello Eric, Naperville…also I just found a sawyer/mill in Southern Ill. if your interested?

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#11 posted 06-14-2010 09:03 PM

Interesting, nobody ever took an area survey before.

Me… Algonquin, IL. Far, far northwest suburb.

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#12 posted 06-15-2010 01:15 AM

I’m a born and raised southsider in Park forest.

-- Julian, Homewood, IL

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#13 posted 06-20-2010 03:11 PM

southwestern Michigan near Dowagiac

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#14 posted 06-20-2010 03:17 PM

NW Indiana here as well.

-- If at first you don't succeed then maybe skydiving isn't for you.

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#15 posted 07-09-2010 05:53 PM

west end of Montgomery, IL (adjacent to Yorkville, Bristol and Sugar Grove)

-- ".......but if we built this large wooden badger......"

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