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Location: Chicago
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I've always enjoyed woodworking. I learned everything I know about the craft from my Dad and some of my earliest memories take place in his workshop. As I've found myself all of a sudden in full-blown adulthood with a wife, daughter, house... and the infamous honey-do list, I've realized how long its been and how far I've strayed from one of my favorite hobbies (woodworking). Actually I recently realized it didn't happen all of a sudden and how much time has actually elapsed.
Most of my free time has been spent remodeling our 114 year old house. Granted, there's a lot of carpentry involved and I've enjoyed every minute of it, but it's not what any of us would consider woodworking. Now that the house remodel is under control, I hope to focus a bit more on woodworking.
I'm certainly still a novice, but hope that over time I'll be able to feel confident in updating that skill level.
I'm currently living in São Paulo Brazil for work reasons, but have a scheduled return date in a few months and am counting down the days to when I'll be home in Chicago setting up my shop.
I've already learned a lot from the LJ community and look forward to putting some of that new found knowledge to use.
Thanks for having me!
Ryan

-- The Dude abides

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commented on Hazel's Chairs 12-21-2013 03:44 AM
commented on Floating Shelf (without hardware) 12-18-2013 02:21 AM
commented on Floating Shelf for Nursery 12-17-2013 03:52 AM
added project Floating Shelf (without hardware) 12-17-2013 03:43 AM
added project Kids Table & Chairs 12-05-2013 04:02 AM
commented on Powder Room Vanity 05-28-2013 01:51 AM
added project Powder Room Vanity 05-24-2013 01:56 AM
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started topic Shame on Menards, shame on me... 02-13-2013 03:02 AM
commented on Sawstop ordered 10-29-2012 01:38 AM
added blog entry Sawstop ordered 10-26-2012 02:41 AM
replied on Sawstop Fence Buying Help? 08-01-2012 08:00 PM
started topic Sawstop Fence Buying Help? 08-01-2012 04:52 PM

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a1Jim

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#1 posted 05-05-2012 10:52 PM

Welcome to Ljs a world wide community were there are great people,super projects and great woodworkers.Enjoy

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 05-06-2012 12:51 AM

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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Max

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#3 posted 05-06-2012 01:09 AM

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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surfin2

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#4 posted 05-06-2012 03:35 AM

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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BootsTripp

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#5 posted 05-06-2012 05:55 PM

Thanks for the warm welcomes!

-- The Dude abides

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HallTree

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#6 posted 05-06-2012 08:24 PM

Welcome. You have found the right place for woodworking. A great group of people willing to help. Looking forward to see your projects and comments. Work safe in the shop and don’t forget to use pushsticks.

-- "Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life" Solomon

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