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Location: San Diego, CA
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I'm a software engineer and I'm currently working for Intuit (the people that make Quicken and TurboTax). In fact, I'm working on TurboTax 2008 right now, but don't blame me if something goes wrong :)

But when it's time to give my brain a rest and do something with my hands, I head for the garage where I'm building my dream shop (or at least what can fit in a two car garage that I share with a WaveRunner and the hounds from hell).

So since space is limited, I've tried to be very clever about its use. Everything needs to be compact, efficient, and, if possible, dual-purpose.

For instance, the bench I built is a workbench, an outfeed table, a downdraft table, a finishing table, a clamping table and has some storage as well.

-- Dan, San Diego, CA

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added project The ultimate crosscut sled 2162 days ago
commented on Multi-Function Workbench 2172 days ago
commented on Porter Cable Router Power Tool Review 2172 days ago
commented on Multi-Function Workbench 2173 days ago
commented on Multi-Function Workbench 2173 days ago
replied on My new shop: doing it right from the ground up. 2173 days ago
commented on Multi-purpose workbench 2173 days ago
added blog entry Multi-Function Workbench 2173 days ago
added project Multi-purpose workbench 2177 days ago
added project Paper Shredder in Disguise 2179 days ago
commented on Multi-purpose planer cart 2207 days ago
commented on Bread Board Wedding Gift 2215 days ago
commented on Multi-purpose planer cart 2215 days ago
added project Multi-purpose planer cart 2216 days ago
commented on A veneering extravaganza 2219 days ago

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wpreman

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#1 posted 2236 days ago

Welcome, glad you’ve joined us!

-- Bill, Florida

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trifern

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#2 posted 2236 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s.

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

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thewoodwhisperer

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#3 posted 2236 days ago

Welcome sir!

-- For free video tutorials and other cool woodworking stuff, check out http://www.TheWoodWhisperer.com

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Scott Bryan

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#4 posted 2236 days ago

Hello Dan,

Welcome to LJs. I hope that you will find this to be an exciting and rewarding part of your woodworking journey.

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

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Miket

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#5 posted 2236 days ago

How are you doing? Welcome to LumberJocks! It’s the best site around.

-- It's better to have people think you're stupid rather than open your mouth and remove all doubt.

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Bigdogs117

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#6 posted 2236 days ago

Welcome to the shop

-- Rusty

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brunob

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#7 posted 2236 days ago

If you like working with wood, you’re in the right place. Welcome.

-- Bruce from Central New York...now, if you'll pardon me, I have some sawdust to make.

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Taigert

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#8 posted 2235 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjock’s, I hope that you enjoy it here.

-- Taigert - Milan, IN

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Chris

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#9 posted 2235 days ago

Welcome to Lj’s I’m sure you will find this community to be most helpful.

-- "Everything that is great and inspiring is created by the individual who labors in freedom" -- Albert Einstein

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gizmodyne

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#10 posted 2235 days ago

Welcome. I used to live in old S.D. Glad you found us.

-- -John "Do I have to keep typing a smiley? Just assume it's a joke." www.flickr.com/photos/gizmodyne

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Bigbuck

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#11 posted 2235 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s, it is a great place

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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Max

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#12 posted 2235 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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Texasgaloot

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#13 posted 2235 days ago

I think you exceeded your “dual purpose” goal. Better give some purposes back. Seriously—welcome to LJ’s!

-- There's no tool like an old tool...

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rikkor

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#14 posted 2235 days ago

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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ND2ELK

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#15 posted 2235 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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