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Location: Thornton, CO
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I've loved woodworking from the time I was a little kid growing up in my folk's upholstery shop. I've owned 5 houses and the shop was always the main priority in whether or not we buy the house. Other than junior high and high school shop I haven't had much formal training. I think I've learned the same way most of us have, through TV and magazines. However, in the past 10 years I've belonged to a local Woodworker's Guild. I've learned tons of stuff from them and am very involved with the organization. For most of my career I've been a software developer. In 2001 they offered me an early retirement and now supplement the pension with a woodworking business. I've been monitoring this site for a few weeks and can't wait to jump in and get involved.

See you around,

-- Cal Noguchi

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a1Jim

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#1 posted 1505 days ago

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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SnowyRiver

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#2 posted 1505 days ago

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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DAWG

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#3 posted 1505 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks I hope you enjoy this site as much as I do, I’m sure you will.

-- Luke 23: 42-43

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ND2ELK

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#4 posted 1505 days ago

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
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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gjd

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#5 posted 1505 days ago

Welcome to Lumber Jocks! This is a great place to get – or give – advice about woodworking on the forums and the project posts are a wonderful source of new ideas. I look forward to seeing your projects and posts.

To get the most feedback on your projects, it’s best to only post 1 or 2 at a time. This way you will get feedback over several days and from a wide variety of members.

Please enjoy your membership.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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Max

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#6 posted 1505 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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Splinterman

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#7 posted 1505 days ago

“WELCOME to LJ’s” ….the best place to enhance your woodworking skills and knowledge.

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Daiku

195 posts in 1505 days


#8 posted 1504 days ago

Thanks all! Wow what a friendly place! I’ve been monitoring this site for a couple of weeks and decided that it’s my kind of place and would join in. As soon as I figure my way around, I’ll start posting some projects and comments.

later,

-- Cal Noguchi

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ND2ELK

13495 posts in 2372 days


#9 posted 1500 days ago

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
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Cher

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#10 posted 1499 days ago

Welcome to Lumber Jocks. Hope you enjoy yourself here.

-- When you know better you do better.

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PG_Zac

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#11 posted 1499 days ago

Welcome Cal.
I’ve just been looking at your first few posts, and I know many of us will be admiring your work, and taking inspiration from them. Feel free to be inspired by the rest of the members too.

-- I may be schizophrenic, but at least I have each other.

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Div

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#12 posted 1499 days ago

Hey Cal, Welcome to LJ’s here from the bottom end of Africa! The projects you have posted so far is very inspiring. Hope there is many more! Watch out, this site can become so addictive it will steal workbench time!!! :))

-- Div @ the bottom end of Africa. "A woodworker's sharpest tool should be his mind."

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boots42

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#13 posted 1499 days ago

wow ! beautiful grate design ! Welcome to Lumber Jocks.

Boots : ))

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stuk4x4

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#14 posted 1493 days ago

Welcome to Lj’s. I hope you find it as much fun and helpful as I do. you work is very good. I cant wait to see more.
Walt

-- All the tools in the world wont make you a good mechanic or craftsman... however it helps!

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

11908 posts in 1755 days


#15 posted 1491 days ago

Hi there,
Welcome to LumberJocks… I joined the site myself a few months 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…

Wisty

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

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