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Location: SW Ohio

Retired home inspector/remodeler/physician asst. (long

I served as a combat medic (Navy corpsman) with the Marines in Vietnam in '69. I had a rough time for the next 25 years but thanks to some caring professionals and loving family, my head works at least part time now.

I love to invent and manufacture safety related shop equipment. We moved to SW Ohio last year to be near grandkids and bought a repo on 5 acres.

Wife found a used pole barn on craigslist and the sellers delivered it. Oldest grandson and his buddies were in carpentry at the local high school so I had some pretty good help.

I built my shop inside and installed a loft overhead for storage.

We have 4 labs, one of each color with an extra yellow and they're spoiled rotten.

Gardening, reading and oh yeah...I do some woodworking once in awhile.

-- Please Pray for Our Troops / Semper Fi / Bob Ross /

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#1 posted 01-11-2011 05:05 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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#2 posted 01-12-2011 12:13 AM

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#3 posted 01-12-2011 12:25 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks. The projects are an inspiration, the information is priceless and the people are supportive. The only problem is, the site can get addictive.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#4 posted 01-12-2011 12:28 AM

Welcome to one of the best WW resources…enjoy your stay….because soon you won’t be able to leave :)

-- John H. [To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk. ~Edison]

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#5 posted 01-12-2011 03:20 AM

“WELCOME to LJ’s” ….Enjoy the experience.

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#6 posted 01-12-2011 04:49 AM

Welcome to Lumber Jocks! I hope you enjoy your membership as much as I do. This is a great place to get, or give, advice and the projects are truly inspirational.

Take care.

-- Gary

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#7 posted 01-12-2011 06:56 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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#8 posted 02-03-2011 07:38 PM

Hi there,
Welcome to LumberJocks… I joined the site myself a little over a year ago and will give you fair warning, this site is VERY ADDICTIVE, VERY EDUCATIONAL, and VERY FUN…. so sit back, enjoy the ride and learn from the other LJ’s as they are a group of extremely talented people that are also very friendly…

Enjoy your time here on LJ and pass the word to any of your woodworking buddies about us…


-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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#9 posted 03-18-2011 03:28 PM

Bob, Welcome to LumberJocks!

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