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Location: Fairview Park, Ohio
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I am a greenhorn, I've built kitchen cabinets, *simple* furniture, wood doo-dads(pens, Flyrods, flyboxes). Not to mention the Shop stuff, I built Norms Router Table, a few rolling cart/cabinets etc.

I figured out how to make wood heater registers. I made a few jigs, all but one ended up in the scrap heap… currently expanding the design to accommodate a wide(30”) return air vent, still working out the details of the intermediate stiles. Sadly I did not chronicle the development with photos. I was just too busy making sawdust. The registers do not have dampers in them and some would say that is a deficiency but the ducts in my house have damper/valves in the basement, it may be my ignorance but I think that is ok, we now have a full year with “my” registers in the Kitchen, Living Room and one 2nd floor Bedroom and everything seems fine.

Last year I had to take down a few large Cherry and Maple trees, so I bought a chainsaw mill and sliced them up into over 500BdFt of 4/4 and 5/4 lumber some of the Maple is about 18” wide and 8’ long I am thinking of book-matching them to make a desk top for my den… but they are still drying, currently inside at %16.

My next projects are one, or more (depending on the shop forewoman), of the following; Home Office Furniture for my Den (currently it is just a storage bedroom), Strip plank Kayak, more shop stuff, Fireplace Mantle and Entertainment Center. Well that is what is on the list, but I am sure that will change.

-- Dane, Fairview Pk, OH. The large print giveth and the small print taketh away... Tom Waits

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#1 posted 08-13-2009 07:01 PM

Hello Dane,

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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#2 posted 08-13-2009 08:27 PM

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#3 posted 08-14-2009 12:25 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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#4 posted 08-14-2009 01:24 AM

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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#5 posted 08-14-2009 02:48 AM

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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#6 posted 08-14-2009 03:16 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.

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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#7 posted 08-14-2009 03:43 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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#8 posted 08-14-2009 10:56 PM

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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#9 posted 08-15-2009 11:12 AM

Welcome to LJ’s…the best site to enhance your woodworking skills and knowledge.

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#10 posted 08-19-2009 03:57 AM

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

-- https://www.artisticwoodstudio.com/videos wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#11 posted 08-07-2010 05:08 AM

Imagine that! A year has almost gone by since you became a Lumber Jock. Congratulations on your anniversary! I look forward to your posts.

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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