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Location: Rochester, NY
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I always felt silly paying someone to do something that I could do just as well with a little practice and the right tools. Rather than paying a repairman $100 to fix it, I'd rather buy $100 worth of tools and do it myself. This is how the addiction started.

I knew I wanted a tablesaw, and so I went scrounging around craigslist to see if I could find one. I ended up finding an older woodworkers entire delta collection: table saw, 6" jointer, 15" planer, bandsaw, miter saw, benchtop belt/disc sander, lathe, and even 1000+ BF of black walnut, oak and cherry. Turns out he needed some expensive surgery, and the toys had to go. I couldn't resist.

I'm only 29, but I learned a long time ago that I'm NEVER the first person to have had "this problem." While I lack experience, my willingness to read about all YOUR mistakes and solutions puts me back in the game.

I'm looking forward to posting some more of my projects on here!

-- Adam, Rochester NY

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started topic Plastic easter eggs? What can they be repurposed for? 20 hours ago
commented on Heart-in-Hand Jewelry Box & Framed Mirror 82 days ago
commented on Fixed up an Old Bench 101 days ago
commented on Garden row markers with pyrography 102 days ago
commented on Very Small Cabinet 102 days ago
commented on Log Table & Chairs 102 days ago
added project Simple Desk Cell Phone Holder 102 days ago
commented on Cellular phone holder 102 days ago
commented on Floating Entertainment Center 110 days ago
added project Simple Entertainment Center with angular floating shelves 114 days ago
commented on Simple Computer Desk 114 days ago
added project Decorative wall piece from scraps 139 days ago
replied on Dust collector? I use my leaf-vac instead. 179 days ago
commented on Remodeled Bathroom 257 days ago
commented on Slanted Desk 259 days ago

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a1Jim

109230 posts in 2076 days


#1 posted 773 days ago

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

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Max

55949 posts in 2772 days


#2 posted 773 days ago

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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Bagtown

1699 posts in 2229 days


#3 posted 773 days ago

Welcome aboard.
There are literally centuries worth of experience here to draw on.
I hope you enjoy yourself.

Have fun,

Mike
aka bagtown

-- Mike - In Fort McMurray Alberta

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SnowyRiver

51451 posts in 1979 days


#4 posted 773 days ago

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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