I had already seen those. I didn't find the FuseByExample very useful as I was interested in using Hibernate. I also thought they were overly complex for what should be pretty simple. I always prefer to start with a code base that is as simple and clean as possible.
In the end this was the most useful thing I found: (I found it in another thread you posted Claus)
Thanks for replying. The hard part in these projects is getting up and running. Your help is greatly appreciated.