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I am just starting out all over again. In my younger days, I started out working in Sheet Metal fabrication. Wanted to move on to be a Machinist, then a Tool and Die Maker, but lacked the memorized math skills. Back in about 1987, I found a book by Patrick Spielman on routers (not the computer type, the woodworking type), built my first major league jig to make wooden chain links, and was hooked. Cedar chain links everywhere. I still have a cardboard box full of them somewhere in my stuff. I found a WWII era Scrool Saw from Craftsman for $80.00 and found that to be a lot of fun too. I was just too busy raising a family and being a Custodian in different school districts in the Western U.S. to pursue the craft. Recently, I found a pair of the Original Incra Jigs I bought back then for an XY axis setup on the drill press. Found their web site and, when I could, bought the LS Positioner Super System from Incra. Presently I am building my own router table for this setup. Thank You again for your welcome into the community. Bedroom Chipper Doug S.

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#1 posted 2096 days ago

Awesome site, very inspiring. Thank You for the welcome into your brood.

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#2 posted 2096 days ago

Welcome to LJ. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do. I have found great projects and wood working advice and have gotten a chuckle from some of the characters who post here.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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#3 posted 2096 days ago

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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#4 posted 2096 days ago

Hello Doug,

Welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find this to be an exciting and rewarding part of your woodworking experience.

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

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#5 posted 2096 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#6 posted 2096 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#7 posted 2096 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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#8 posted 2096 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks Doug. This is a great community of people with like interests.There is much to learn here & you will have the opportunity to share your skills & ideas with others. I hope you enjoy LJ’s as much as I do.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#9 posted 2096 days ago

Welcome to the shop. I look forward to seeing your projects and I hope you enjoy the site. There is alot of good information available from both professionals and amateurs who are willing to share their craft. God Bless!

-- Rusty

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#10 posted 2096 days ago

Howdy From Billings!

Welcome to LJ, the best woodworking community anywhere!

I look forward to seeing your projects and posts.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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#11 posted 2094 days ago

Welcome to LJs

Callum

-- For wood working podcasts with a twist check out http://thetimberkid.com/

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#12 posted 2064 days ago

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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