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Location: Chesapeake, VA
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I'm just starting off my adventures in woodworking. I'm an engineer who specializes in computers, but love the outdoors (I live on a 7 acre property on the edge of the Great Dismal Swamp).

I got into woodworking when realizing my daughter finally needed to get out of her crib and needed more storage for her toys. Instead of goingto the store I picked up some 2x4s, borrowed a miter saw, and made my first crude furniture without any knowledge of woodworking techniques or jointery. My wife and daughter loved them while I can pick out every flaw.

That experience showed me the joy of working with wood. Now I am trying to learn and build my workshop. I am currently taking a course at the local public schools to work on several projects.

-- Scott

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GaryK

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#1 posted 2372 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks! Enjoy yourself.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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rikkor

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#2 posted 2372 days ago

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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Scott Bryan

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#3 posted 2372 days ago

Let me welcome you to LJs. I hope that you will find this to be an exciting and interesting aspect of your woodworking adventure.

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

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Max

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#4 posted 2372 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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Grumpy

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#5 posted 2372 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks. 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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gene

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#6 posted 2372 days ago

Hello! Fellow Virginian
Welcome to the wonderful world of LJ’s (Enjoy) Come on in, The water’s fine, fine, fine. Happy, that you have chosen to join the family.
You can ask, show, teach, learn, and Share woodworking experiences.
There’s something here for anyone that likes working with wood.
Plus new friends
God bless

-- Gene, a Christian in Virginia

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PanamaJack

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#7 posted 2372 days ago

We would like to welcome you to the one and only LumberJocks. If you should need any woodworking question answered, don’t hesitate to ask. Somebody’s gonna have a good answer for you

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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cajunpen

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#8 posted 2372 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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Karson

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#9 posted 2371 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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clieb91

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#10 posted 2371 days ago

Welcome aboard to a fellow Virginian.
Plenty of great people and and lots of great information around here.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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Scott Wigginton

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#11 posted 2367 days ago

Workshop added

-- Scott

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gjd

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#12 posted 2014 days ago

Happy Anniversary this week! You will have been a Lumber Jock for 1 year. Thanks for your participation.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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gjd

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#13 posted 1645 days ago

Another year has rolled by. We must be having too much fun, cause it seems like just yesterday when I congratulated you on 1 year.
And now it’s time for: Congratulations on your 2nd anniversary at Lumber Jocks. Thanks for helping make LJ a great place to visit and happy anniversary!

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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