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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 09-19-2008 04:59 PM
commented on Multi-Function Workbench 09-10-2008 06:57 AM
commented on Porter Cable Router Power Tool Review 09-09-2008 04:13 PM
commented on Multi-Function Workbench 09-09-2008 05:54 AM
commented on Multi-Function Workbench 09-08-2008 11:43 PM
replied on My new shop: doing it right from the ground up. 09-08-2008 04:21 PM
commented on Multi-purpose workbench 09-08-2008 04:14 PM
added blog entry Multi-Function Workbench 09-08-2008 04:06 PM
added project Multi-purpose workbench 09-05-2008 05:33 AM
added project Paper Shredder in Disguise 09-02-2008 04:57 PM
commented on Multi-purpose planer cart 08-06-2008 02:22 AM
commented on Bread Board Wedding Gift 07-28-2008 04:26 PM
commented on Multi-purpose planer cart 07-28-2008 03:41 PM
added project Multi-purpose planer cart 07-28-2008 12:56 AM
commented on A veneering extravaganza 07-25-2008 02:57 AM

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wpreman

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#1 posted 07-07-2008 11:33 PM

Welcome, glad you’ve joined us!

-- Bill, Florida

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trifern

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#2 posted 07-07-2008 11:37 PM

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 07-07-2008 11:52 PM

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 07-08-2008 03:43 AM

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 07-08-2008 04:47 AM

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 07-08-2008 04:53 AM

Welcome to the shop

-- Rusty

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brunob

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#7 posted 07-08-2008 04:54 AM

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 07-08-2008 11:20 AM

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 07-08-2008 05:08 PM

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 07-08-2008 05:55 PM

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 07-08-2008 06:55 PM

Welcome to LJ’s, it is a great place

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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Max

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#12 posted 07-08-2008 06:56 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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Texasgaloot

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#13 posted 07-08-2008 08:10 PM

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 07-08-2008 08:22 PM

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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ND2ELK

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#15 posted 07-08-2008 08:53 PM

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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