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A lifetime hobby


February 28, 2019

Bob Janssen displays some of his wonderful woodwork, in the picture above courtesy of Rural Montana Magazine.

Courtesy of Rural Montana Magazine

Tongue River Electric Cooperative Trustee Bob Janssen of Volborg made his first wood-working project as an 11-year-old in 4-H. Half a century later, the now 64-year-old still spends as much time as he can working with wood, though his skill level has progressed quite a bit since his first project. His home features furniture, a grandfather clock and ornate bowls that he has handcrafted.

"You can take a block of wood and you don't know what you will end up with," Janssen said when asked why he loves his hobby. "It's the challenge."

He said that to him, w...

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