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Location: Woodstock Georgia
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Hobby Woodworker, DIY'er, and aspiring Jack of all Trades. I learned how to do most of what i know by either being to broke to pay someone else, or too stubborn to want to pay for someone to fix or do something I knew I could do myself.

Woodworking is all my parent's fault, (my wife gets some of the blame too with all her "encouragement" and "project ideas" and the fact that she buys me good tools as gifts). One of my earliest memories is of my Dad holding a belt sander upside down while I shape my pinewood derby car on it. Plus I have a lifetime of watching This Old House and New Yankee Workshop to thank for giving me the desire to want to go into construction and eventually Architecture School.

"Before we use any power tools, let's take a moment to talk about shop safety. Be sure to read, understand, and follow all the safety rules that come with your power tools. Knowing how to use your power tools properly will greatly reduce the risk of personal injury. And remember this: there is no more important safety rule than to wear these — safety glasses." -Norm Abram

-- If you would not be forgotten, As soon as you are dead and rotten, Either write things worthy reading, Or do things worth the writing. -Ben Franklin

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added blog entry $3.99 Saw Blade 10-12-2014 12:18 PM
started topic Woodworking for others 08-27-2013 04:55 PM
replied on Screws vs nails 03-06-2013 02:45 AM
commented on Construction Calculator Stand 01-08-2013 03:45 AM
commented on Mudroom remodel 12-28-2012 04:21 AM
commented on Pistol hide 12-19-2012 01:57 PM
commented on Free Bookcase 12-04-2012 04:36 PM
added project Free Bookcase 12-04-2012 04:03 AM
added project Bead Board paneling and Wainscoting for the new baby's room. 12-04-2012 02:43 AM
added blog entry Home improvement and Repair #2: Built in Home Library and Entertainment Center 10-05-2012 04:49 PM
added blog entry Home improvement and Repair #1: Had to work wood into the Bathroom Remodel 10-05-2012 03:12 AM
signed up C_Philhower's Profile 11-09-2011 07:42 PM

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SnowyRiver

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#1 posted 11-09-2011 08:30 PM

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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Max

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#2 posted 11-10-2011 02:14 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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HallTree

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#3 posted 11-10-2011 05:30 AM

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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surfin2

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#4 posted 11-10-2011 06:00 PM

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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