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Location: Central Michigan
Website: rick.blodgettoil.com

Here's a little about me and my shop.
I have always liked woodworking although most of it was projects done out of necessity with very few (sometimes crude) tools, in a cramped garage.
In the fall of 2003 we purchased a recently built pole barn, and an old trailer house on 6 acres of hardwoods, just 30 minutes north of our home. Finally I would have a place for a shop, and storage for my toys (motorcycles, boat, and tractor.)
Woodworking is my HOBBY, and I hope it's going to stay that way. Over the years I have turned other hobbies into a second job (make money, to further fund the hobby). I have learned that this is the quickest way lose a HOBBY, and gain a JOB. When you have a contracted obligation to do something, you'd better really love to do it!!! I love woodworking when I feel like doing something creative, but I want the option to walk away.
-Rick

-- Rick, Michigan, rick.blodgettoil.com

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#1 posted 2647 days ago

A Big Welcome to Lumberjocks, this is a very addictive forum, so enjoy.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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Karson

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#2 posted 2647 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks

-- 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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WayneC

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#3 posted 2646 days ago

Welcome. I’m looking forward to reading your posts.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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Max

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#4 posted 2645 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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Lou

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#5 posted 2645 days ago

Welcome, theres lots to learn here on LumberJocks!

-- "What one can make with good tools is limited only by one's talent" (lucius-hill@comcast.net)

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Bill

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#6 posted 2645 days ago

Welcome Aboard Budman. We are looking forward to your projects.

-- Bill, Turlock California, http://www.brookswoodworks.com

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Mark

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#7 posted 2643 days ago

Good to have you.

-- Mark

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#8 posted 2632 days ago

I like your philosophy about having a hobby instead of a job. I’ve always believed that too.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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oscorner

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#9 posted 2618 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks! Let’s see some woodworking.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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TheAggie

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#10 posted 2612 days ago

Hey Budman,

Thanks for your comments on my website. I must give credit were credit is due. A company called freeservers.com provides the service. They have templates to start with. I know enough about html that I could go in and fine tune things to my liking. For a small fee they take the advertizing away..

Thanks,

-- The Aggie in Sealy, Texas

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PanamaJack

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#11 posted 2612 days ago

Welcome to the one and only LumberJocks Budman. We are so glad you finally found us. Enjoy your stay.

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

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jockmike2

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#12 posted 2592 days ago

Welcome neighbor, you know where I live, if you’re ever in the neighborhood stop and have a cup of joe and we’ll talk about wood working. mike wurm 309 w. gr river laingsburg. mi. 48848

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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gjd

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#13 posted 1919 days ago

Happy Anniversary. In a few days you will have been a Lumber Jock for 2 years! Thanks for your participation and keep on posting!

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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gjd

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#14 posted 1555 days ago

Well, another year has rolled by. It must have been a fun year because it seems like yesterday when I congratulated you on be a LJ for 2 years. Congratulations on your 3rd anniversary at Lumber Jocks. Thanks for helping make LJ a great place to visit and happy anniversary!

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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