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Location: Kalbarri, Western Australia. 600 klms north of Perth. Mouth of the Murchison River.
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I am retired and 71 years old. I have been interested in Woodworking all my life, and won my first competition in Year 10 at High School. 1960.
It all started when I was about 4 or 5 years old, Santa gave me a set of wood working tools and the first thing I did with the saw was to cut off one of the handles from Dad's wheelbarrow.
My real interest and hobby started 9 years ago when I got my first Lathe. I have never had a lesson so everything I have learnt has come from forums like this one and others including books and magazines. And I look forward to working with you all.
I do mostly lathe work, although I have built cupboards and all sorts of other items.
I am interested in many other crafts, such as Pottery, Glass, Mosaics, just to mention a few.

Bob.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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a1Jim

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#1 posted 02-16-2013 02:19 AM

Welcome to Ljs a world wide community were there are great people,super projects and great woodworkers.Enjoy !
Because I often get asked questions by new members I’ve included the answers to the most( FAQ) along with my welcoming message to LJs.
You should know that posting questions or projects here (your profile page) will not get you very many responses’ just because it’s your profile page not part of a main forum. To post in a main forum read below.
Want to know how to post something?
See the drop-down box underneath my Lumberjocks in the upper right hand corner. Click on the arrow and select which type of posting you want to make (Project, Blog entry, Forum topic). This will take you to the appropriate page and you just fill in the form.
Sending Private messages(PMs) to other members
Click on the word” home” next to the profile picture of the member you want to contact ,then click on “send message”
http://lumberjocks.com/help/getting-started
Need help with posting or other questions ?
Contact:
Martin SojKa ( LJs founder)
http://lumberjocks.com/msojka
Ms DebbieP AKA Debbie Pribele (Ljs community manager) http://lumberjocks.com/MsDebbieP

Just for the record even though I have a large number of post I’m not involved with LJs management ,I’m just another member.

-- https://www.artisticwoodstudio.com/videos wood crafting & woodworking classes

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surfin2

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#2 posted 02-16-2013 02:29 AM

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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#3 posted 02-17-2013 05:28 AM

Welcome aboard. Nice that you could join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#4 posted 02-17-2013 10:15 PM

Welcome, and glad to see you here Bob, I think that you will find this site to your liking. Lots of great guy’s and gals here, and a never ending amount of new projects. Feel free to post some of those nice projects of yours thatI have seen on other sites, as I know that the LJ’s here will enjoy them

-- Rockbuster,Ft. Wayne,In It is far better to remain silent, and appear the fool, than it is to open ones mouth, and remove all doubt.

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Syd Sellers

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#5 posted 02-24-2013 04:28 PM

Bob, this is a great idea….Where I live we get a lot of Silver Birch. It is very light in color and has no figure…. But with your idea I can add a bit of color and figure..

Fantastic….

-- Syd Sellers Old woodturners never die, they just keep chipping away! http://www.rocky-roost-woodturnings.com

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woodshaver Tony C

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#6 posted 02-25-2013 12:50 AM

Glad to have you as a buddy! And again! Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#8 posted 11-05-2015 02:47 PM

Looking at some of your projects shows me that you are a skilled woodworker. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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