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Location: Trimble, MO
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Have been making sawdust for more than 50 years, but only recently have discovered the satisfaction of doing more than subsistance woodworking. I'm a retired paper pusher, so actually seeing some tangible results from time spent on a task is very satisfying to me. Am definitely an amateur, but have a lot of fun expanding my vocabulary as I learn how to compensate for my mistakes.

Garage does double-duty as my 'shop', so my only stationary tool is a bandsaw; the rest are on mobile bases. I try to stay active throughout the year but the weather dictates somewhat seasonal activity. My project interests are quite varied, spanning the range from power boats to jewelry boxes. I do not have a right brain, so am highly dependent on pictures of others' work for project ideas. I have found this site to be a goldmine of ideas, and am impressed with the imagination and skill demonstrated by the lumberjocks. Thanks to all for the inspiration!

-- 4thumbs in MO

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commented on Three Band Saw Boxes 01-08-2012 02:58 PM
commented on Routed Shell Boxes 01-07-2012 02:54 PM
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#1 posted 10-14-2009 04:37 PM

Hello 4Thumbs,

Let me welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find being a member of this group to be an interesting, as well as exciting, experience. Have fun and enjoy.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#2 posted 10-14-2009 04:41 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#3 posted 10-14-2009 04:50 PM

Hey there, glad to see another person join the LumberJocks community! It’s a great place to meet new people, post projects, ask questions and so much more, hope you enjoy it as much as I do. Welcome!

-- A hammer dangling from a wall will bang and sound like work when the wind blows the right way.

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#4 posted 10-14-2009 05:12 PM

Welcome aboard. Nice to have you join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#5 posted 10-14-2009 05:33 PM

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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#6 posted 10-14-2009 05:39 PM

Welcome to LJs a place were there are great people,super projects and outstanding woodworkers.Enjoy

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#7 posted 10-15-2009 01:48 AM

Welcome to LJ’s. We are here to help you with your woodworking endeavors. Feel free to ask for advise. But Be aware…this site can be very addictive…………LOL

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#8 posted 10-15-2009 11:51 AM

WELCOME to LJ’s ….the best place to enhance your woodworking skills and knowledge.

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#9 posted 10-15-2009 02:48 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks. Glad to have you aboard. †

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#10 posted 10-16-2009 12:44 AM

Hello 4thumbs, Welcome to LumberJocks you have come to the right place.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#11 posted 10-16-2009 12:55 AM

Hi 4Thumbs,

Welcome to LumberJocks.

What part of MO are you from? I have a sister in Warsaw.

Bothus

-- Jerry Boshear, Professional Kitchen Designer, amature woodworker.

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#12 posted 10-09-2010 03:48 AM

Imagine that! A year has almost gone by since you became a Lumber Jock. Congratulations on your anniversary! I look forward to your posts.

-- Gary

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