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Location: Northeastern Ca.
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Hello!
My name is Allison and I live in a little mountain town in northeastern Ca. I found woodworking and my subsequent love for it quite by accident, literally. I had broken my knee and could not go anywhere and a friend brought home a scroll saw to try so I would have something to do. He showed me how to use it and I have been hooked ever since! That broken knee occurred on Jan. 11th 2005, so I am coming up on my 3rd year . I have had a million trials and a million more errors and have enjoyed learning from everyone of them. I have tried different forms of woodworking and found my biggest passion to be intarsia. I prefer to not use any paint or stain on my projects and love the challenge of finding the right color for the project in the natural wood itself. In Jan of 2007 I was given a computer and have been learning it with a LOT of help from nice people here in cyberspace. I sure am excited about joining this community of woodworking enthusiasts and sure could use perhaps someone to show me around. Believe it or not I found this site just now also quite by accident, literally! Thank You
Allison

-- Allison, Northeastern Ca. Remember, Amateurs built the Ark. Professionals built the Titanic!

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cajunpen

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#1 posted 01-01-2008 09:23 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks. Enjoy the community.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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#2 posted 01-01-2008 12:06 PM

Welcome aboard Allison. You are going to like it here.

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gene

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#3 posted 01-01-2008 04:19 PM

Welcome to LJ’s (Enjoy) Happy New Year!
God bless

-- Gene, a Christian in Virginia

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Karson

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#4 posted 01-01-2008 04:35 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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TreeBones

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#5 posted 01-01-2008 07:25 PM

Welcome, good to see you here, this is a great site. I’ll be looking to see some of your work. We may not be that far away from each other.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service http://westcoastlands.net/Sawmill.html http://westcoastlands.net/SawBucks2/phpBB3 http://www.portablesawmill.info

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ckip

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#6 posted 01-01-2008 08:24 PM

Welcome neighbor. Enjoyed viewing your intarsia work.

-- Kip, Shasta County, California "The sooner you fall behind, the more time you have to catch up."--Ogden's Law

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Zuki

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#7 posted 01-02-2008 12:04 AM

I just popped over to your site. Really nice work. Did not know that intarsia existed until recently. I really like the rooster.

-- BLOG - http://www.colorfulcanary.com/search/label/Zuki

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CharlieM1958

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#8 posted 01-02-2008 04:17 AM

Welcome to LJ’s!

I checked out your site…. very nice!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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tat2grl

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#9 posted 01-02-2008 04:40 AM

Just joined over the weekend and LOVE this place! Great bunch of people with a wealthy of knowledge just for the asking. I’m new to woodworking, still trying to find my niche. Welcome aboard!

-- "Creativity is...seeing something that doesn't exist already. You need to find out how you can bring it into being and that way be a playmate with God."

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Max

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#10 posted 01-02-2008 05:50 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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Allison

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#11 posted 01-02-2008 09:16 AM

Well, Well, Well, I have just learned about bolding, and now the subsequent shouting! So to all my new hopefully friends here at LJ’s let’s have a great big laugh on me. I am not saying this sarcastically I mean it. Good God no-one has ever told me about all this before. I personally can’t quit laughing myself as my other blog has something like 94 posts and I am YELLING in everyone of them . Oh my word this is funny. So on this New Years Day please allow me to provide the laughs!!! Peace!!! I sure am glad I was told this. And I will promise to be a little quieter from now on. Smile!!! It’s free and on me! Allison

-- Allison, Northeastern Ca. Remember, Amateurs built the Ark. Professionals built the Titanic!

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EGA

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#12 posted 01-02-2008 11:41 AM

Nice and beautiful work there Allison and welcome aboard with all your talent. Like your home site, good job. Semper Fi !!

-- www.flickr.com/photos/egamarine/

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dustynewt

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#13 posted 01-02-2008 11:56 AM

Great work Allison. Welcome to Lumberjocks. Whatever your woodworking fancy, you’ll find it here. Enjoy.

-- Peace in Wood ~ http://dustynewt.com/

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Dadoo

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#14 posted 01-02-2008 04:47 PM

Wow Allison, I took a min to peruse your other site. You’ve got some real beautiful projects posted there, and all this in the last couple of years too!

Well, you’ll definately be an asset to our little community. Thanx for joining. (Semper Paratus!)

-- Bob Vila would be so proud of you!

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RobS

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#15 posted 01-02-2008 07:06 PM

You have some incredible work, thanks for joining and sharing, I really like all the contrasting woods in your projects… Welcome a-board.

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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