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Location: Leadville Colo / Jasper Georgia
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I'm an "OLD" (74) woodworker starting at age 11 making Turkey Callers, and have made most everything up to and including fishing boats. Have been mostly into woodturning for past 28 yrs, and now deep into hollow vesels, which is the most satisfying form of working with wood so far. It also seems to be the most expensive!
I live half the time in Georgia at 1800 ft, and the other half in Colorado at 10,200 ft., and have a shop in both places. This is probably why the duplicate expense of equipment is more than most have to spend. The trees available are totally different at the two places, and makes things very interesting.
I am somewhat computer challenged, so mostly read stuff and post little. I also fish a lot in the Colo streams. I really do enjoy life!

-- Imagination is more important than Knowledge

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Karson

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#1 posted 2434 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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Max

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#2 posted 2434 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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TreeBones

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#3 posted 2434 days ago

This is a great site, good to see you here. I hope to see some of your work posted here.

-- 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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TomFran

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#4 posted 2434 days ago

Welcome to the forum! We’re glad you’re here.

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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cajunpen

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#5 posted 2434 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks. Enjoy the community.

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

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gene

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#6 posted 2433 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s (enjoy) and “Happy New Year”
God bless

-- Gene, a Christian in Virginia

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gjd

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#7 posted 1708 days ago

Congratulations on your upcoming 2 year anniversary being a Lumber Jock.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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cabinetmaster

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#8 posted 1708 days ago

Congratulations on your Anniversary. We look forward to your continued posts and comments

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

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BillyUP

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#9 posted 1707 days ago

Thanks for noticing! While I seldom post, I do check out the other offerings.

-- Imagination is more important than Knowledge

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gjd

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#10 posted 1343 days ago

Well, another year has rolled by. It must have been a really fun year because it seems like yesterday when I congratulated you on being a LJ for 2 years. Congratulations on your 3rd anniversary at Lumber Jocks.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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