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Location: Missoula, Mt. 59808
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Retired with a small workshop in my half of the garage with a
small dust collector that exhausts to the outside. Table saw,
one small bandsaw, one that can resaw 12" wood, a lathe,a
drill press, planer, jointer and assorted small tools. Have been
making sawdust for 61 years and counting. Pine beetle has
given me a lot of trees I can use, that is the main reason for
the big bandsaw/small sawmill, the beetles give the pine a
blueish tint. If you get the trees the first year before they
weaken and make cants to dry them out them the wood
does not lose too much strength and is good for projects.
I still prefer hardwood for the fancy stuff.

-- As ever, Gus-the 76 yr young apprentice carpenter

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Max

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#1 posted 12-14-2009 09:49 PM

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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SnowyRiver

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#2 posted 12-14-2009 10:29 PM

Welcome aboard. Nice to have you join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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Scott Bryan

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#3 posted 12-15-2009 12:11 AM

Hello Bluepine38,

Let me welcome you to LJs. I am sure that you will find being a member of this group to be an interesting, as well as exciting, experience. Have fun and enjoy.

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

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cabinetmaster

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#4 posted 12-15-2009 01:06 AM

Welcome to LJ’s. We are here to help you with your woodworking endeavors. Feel free to ask for advise. But Be aware…this site can be very addictive…………LOL

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

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Bureaucrat

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#5 posted 12-15-2009 03:24 AM

Welcome to Lumber Jocks! This is a great place to get – or give – advice about woodworking on the forums and the project posts are a wonderful source of new ideas. I look forward to seeing your projects and posts.

To get the most feedback on your projects, it’s best only post 1 or 2 at a time. This way you will get feedback over several days and from a wide variety of members.

Please enjoy your membership.

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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woodworm

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#6 posted 12-15-2009 03:34 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Alonso

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#7 posted 12-15-2009 07:49 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

Alonso

-- The things I make may be for others, but how I make them is for me.

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Splinterman

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#8 posted 12-15-2009 11:08 AM

WELCOME to LJ’s ….the best place to enhance your woodworking skills and knowledge.

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a1Jim

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#9 posted 12-16-2009 04:32 AM

Welcome to LJs were we have great people , super projects,fantastic woodworkers. Enjoy.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Karson

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#10 posted 12-22-2009 12:02 AM

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 soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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Tuanie

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#11 posted 06-04-2010 05:09 AM

Hi Bluepine, Thanks for all the coments and encouragement, Yes I enjoyed every moment of it’s creation.I’m glad it is in the Maritime museum in Galle Sri Lanka. I am at present sailing in a copy of a ninth century sailing vessel from Oman to Singapore. please refer to website www.jewelofmuscat.tv
Best Regards
Tuanie

-- tuanie

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Bureaucrat

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#12 posted 12-11-2010 12:48 AM

Imagine that! A year has almost gone by since you became a Lumber Jock. Congratulations on your anniversary! I look forward to your posts.

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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pastahill

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#13 posted 04-02-2011 08:23 PM

Hi, its nice that you are intrested in my cars.Ii am working on old opel´s like the Ascona and Manta´s from the end of 70´s to the beginning 80´s with racing engins in it . I also own a 76 VW Scirocco which i will build as a streethillclimbcar, what is a very popular amateur racingseries here in Germany.

-- If anybody find spelling mistakes, can keep them!

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murch

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#14 posted 04-11-2011 08:28 PM

Howzagoin Gus. Just wanted to say thanks for the great post you left on my homepage.
God bless the work.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

#15 posted 05-22-2011 04:01 PM

Hi blue print here is a link to some pics of a real vintage car that i made new roof canopy timbers for the car is a 1920s vauxhall D type tourer http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.133429056700178.18723.115553201821097

-- Plans and books available at: http://stores.ebay.co.uk/andydachippy?_trksid=p2047675.l2568 http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/andydachippie

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