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Location: Carthage, NY
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I'm originally from Newport, KY but had been in the Army for almost 24 years and retired in Carthage, NY near Fort Drum. I've been woodworking as a hobby for about 7 years or so. It seems every time I searched for reviews or "how to" on something, this website kept coming up and I got a lot of great info from the folks on here so I figured I would join and share a few things that may help out someone else new to this as well as taking advantage of all the shared knowledge on here.
Edit 12 May 2011: I am now a professional woodworker working in a five man (counting me) custom woodworking shop that has been in business for nearly 30 years.

-- Dale Manning, Carthage, NY

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Todd Thomas

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#1 posted 02-19-2009 12:26 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks….It will be a great resource for you and your projects. There are a bunch of great people here willing to help……have fun….Looking forward to your projects and posts….. WARNING: Visiting LumberJocks has proven to be addictive.

-- Todd, Oak Ridge, TN, Hello my name is Todd and I'm a Toolholic, I bought my last tool 10 days, no 4 days, oh heck I bought a tool on the way here! †

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Scott Bryan

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#2 posted 02-19-2009 02:58 PM

Hello Dale,

Let me welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find this to be both an exciting and an inspirational part of your woodworking adventure.

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

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trifern

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#3 posted 02-19-2009 03:16 PM

Welcome to LJ’s.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#4 posted 02-19-2009 03:54 PM

Welcome, glad you’ve joined us!

-- Bill, Florida

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woodworm

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#5 posted 02-19-2009 05:17 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Karson

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#6 posted 02-19-2009 05:18 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 soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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jim1953

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#7 posted 02-19-2009 06:20 PM

Hay Welcome to LJs Its a Great Place

-- Jim, Kentucky

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Bureaucrat

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#8 posted 02-19-2009 06:44 PM

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 to.

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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Max

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#9 posted 02-19-2009 07:07 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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cabinetmaster

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#10 posted 02-20-2009 12:54 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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#11 posted 02-20-2009 06:04 PM

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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Grumpy

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#12 posted 02-22-2009 09:13 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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ND2ELK

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#13 posted 02-24-2009 02:06 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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rtb

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#14 posted 02-28-2009 06:36 AM

Take of your boots and set awhile. Looking at your sign single corp jumps out at me. Its a little strange to actually think about settling in and looking ahead. I did after 27 but that got a little derailed when my wife decided she wanted to go home. 5 winters up north and NYS property and we’re headed back to KY, just outside Mount Sterling. Great thing is LJ’s go with you any where you go. Any way welcome to the family and if no ones told you its addictive.

-- RTB. stray animals are just looking for love

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Suliman Syria

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#15 posted 02-28-2009 09:49 PM

Welcome to LJ.

-- Suliman , Syria, jablah ,

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