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Location: Scotland
Website: http://dalbergiantimes.blogspot.com/

Hello all,cheers for the welcome I've had to this excellent website,very friendly.
I've been working with wood ever since I was allowed sharp tools at 10 years old.My first projects were balsa framed,tissue covered gliders.

Other childhood projects included the obligatory bow & arrow,peg gun & boomerang.

The real passport into woodworking though was when we did woodturning at school when I was 14.
WOW,there are few thing in my creative life that have filled me with such excitement & enthusiasm.
Now I don't know what your schools were like but at my school we weren't allowed to use the power tools when the teacher wasn't in the room,something to do with insurance, but I couldn't help myself & snuck in during free periods & lunch hours,much to the chagrin of the teachers who awarded me several stints of detention for my pleasure.
I didn't care though & those early sessions on the lathe,a Union Graduate with a 4 foot bed & outboard spindle no less,lit a fire that still burns to this day 21 years later.

to be continued.....

-- "Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible." ~ Frank Zappa

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#1 posted 08-22-2009 03:38 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
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#2 posted 08-22-2009 03:40 AM

Welcome to LJ’s. We are here to help you with your woodworking endeavors. Feel free to ask for advise. But Be aware…this site can be very addictive…………LOL

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#3 posted 08-22-2009 03:41 AM

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 love this site, I hope you will enjoy it too.

Look forward to seeing your projects and posts.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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#4 posted 08-22-2009 04:54 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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#5 posted 08-22-2009 07:02 AM

Welcome to LJs a place were there are great people super projects and fantastic woodworkers.Enjoy.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#6 posted 08-22-2009 02:35 PM

Hello Dalbergian,

Let me welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find being a member of this group to be an interesting, as well as exciting, experience. Have fun and enjoy.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#7 posted 08-22-2009 03:59 PM

Welcome aboard. Nice to have you join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#8 posted 08-22-2009 04:53 PM

Dalbergian, Welcome to LumberJocks!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#9 posted 08-22-2009 05:11 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks. Glad to have you aboard. †

-- 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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#10 posted 08-22-2009 05:51 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks. It is a GREAT place to get ideas for your projects and help when you get stuck. There is a ton of information to help you along the way.

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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#11 posted 08-23-2009 08:22 AM

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

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#12 posted 08-24-2009 01:48 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks . This is a great community of people with like interests. There is much to learn here & you will have the opportunity to share your skills & ideas with others. I hope you enjoy LJ’s as much as I do.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#13 posted 08-29-2009 01:25 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks! Lots of friends with lots of talent!

I look forward to your projects and posts.

-- spanky46 -- Never enough clamps...Never enough tools...Never enough time.

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#14 posted 04-11-2010 01:28 AM

Just thought I’d say “hello,” and that I really like your projects. I can’t wait to see more.

-- "At its best, life is completely unpredictable." - Christopher Walken

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#15 posted 08-09-2010 06:05 PM

You’ve come a very, very, long way from the peg gun! -very

-- christine

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