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Location: Buford, GA
Website: citruscarpetcleaningdecatur.com

Quality work is quality work.... it doesn't matter what industry you are in. As a hobbiest, I strive for quality in everything that i create....afterall I am using my free time after normal working hours. So, I consider wood working my creative outlet and..... it seems to be an obsession. On the days that I don't have to work specifically for the man, this is what I like to do.... which seems like more work.

I've discovered that I enjoy the design process just as much, and probably more than woodworking itself. I design something to shape and form, while considering contrasting woods, structural integrity, and joinery all at once. I usually can see a project clearly in my mind and then I have to get it on paper before I loose it. I find myself gravitating towards pieces that defy traditional construction and focus on use of negative space..and for me negative space might be the most important aspect when determining final design goals.

You can typically find me in the garage making a piece of furniture when I'm not cleaning carpet for CitruSolution of Decatur GA citrusdecatur.com. I'd like to get to a point where I can do wood working for a living, so I'm trying to come up with several repeatable designs that will be saleable in a variety of wood combinations.

-- "The notes I handle no better than many pianists. But the pauses between the notes - ah, that is where the art resides!" --Artur Schnabel

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commented on Homemade Cap Iron Screwdriver 2 08-17-2018 03:38 AM
commented on Bed build complete 08-07-2018 01:06 AM
commented on Natural Selection "Updated" 07-06-2018 01:49 AM
commented on A rookie on the Path! #1: First Cradle 07-06-2018 12:10 AM
commented on Joiner mallet “Prejudiced and Angry!!” 07-05-2018 09:44 PM
commented on Rosary Box 07-05-2018 08:27 PM
added project Joiner mallet “Prejudiced and Angry!!” 07-05-2018 04:59 PM
commented on Moxon Joinery bench 06-21-2018 12:17 AM
commented on Chaotic Style End Grain Cutting Board 06-12-2018 11:46 PM
commented on Cantilever table made of solid wood 06-09-2018 12:52 PM
commented on Pagoda hall table 06-05-2018 10:38 PM
added project Upgraded assembly work bench 06-05-2018 10:10 PM
commented on Multi-Wood Table 06-05-2018 09:48 PM
commented on Ambrosia Hall Table 06-05-2018 08:58 PM
commented on Cherry/Walnut Floating Top Hall Table 06-05-2018 06:53 PM

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#1 posted 02-27-2012 03:07 AM

Welcome to Ljs a world wide community were there are great people,super projects and great woodworkers.Enjoy

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#2 posted 02-27-2012 03:27 AM

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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#3 posted 02-27-2012 04:14 AM

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#4 posted 02-27-2012 04:40 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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