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On woodworking:
I started working with wood at a very young age. I spent a lot of time learning from my dad. My dad taught woodworking and drafting for over 30 years so it was quite easy to pick up the tricks along the way. Growing up I would go with my dad to the school shop on the weekends. I did my little small projects while dad worked on his. In high school I took woodworking and drafting picking up a greater knowledge of designing and techniques. After I graduated from college and ended my soccer career, I had much more time to put toward woodworking. I've built several large pieces of furniture, but I've become addicted to woodturning. I've got a lathe in my "shop" (aka garage) where I do my work. I've developed some decent skills and I started selling my pieces at work, on ebay, craft shows, and local art galleries. I have done a variety of projects on the lathe to challenge myself and keep the…

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  • Born on February 12
  • Joined December 19, 2007

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About

On woodworking:
I started working with wood at a very young age. I spent a lot of time learning from my dad. My dad taught woodworking and drafting for over 30 years so it was quite easy to pick up the tricks along the way. Growing up I would go with my dad to the school shop on the weekends. I did my little small projects while dad worked on his. In high school I took woodworking and drafting picking up a greater knowledge of designing and techniques. After I graduated from college and ended my soccer career, I had much more time to put toward woodworking. I've built several large pieces of furniture, but I've become addicted to woodturning. I've got a lathe in my "shop" (aka garage) where I do my work. I've developed some decent skills and I started selling my pieces at work, on ebay, craft shows, and local art galleries. I have done a variety of projects on the lathe to challenge myself and keep the interest high. In the past year I feel that I've been producing some high quality pieces. I hope to expand my knowledge of different woods, techiques, and tools.

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