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Location: Cape Coral, FL USA
Website: http://pilotwoodworks.com/

My name is David Berthelette. A pilot by profession but enjoy a long list of passions. Woodworking is truly near the top of that list. I also love to write and teach and share my experiences and knowledge with other artisans. While I was learning to fly, I was an electronic technician, a field in which my father is an expert. My knowledge and experience is limited but I still like to dabble in electronics as a hobby. I have put some of this knowledge to use in my shop. (See my Automatic Dust Collector Switch.)

I was born and raised in Massachusetts and will always consider it my first home. My teenage and young adult years were spent in the beautiful state of Maine where I developed a love for the outdoors spending hours in the woods hunting, hiking and enjoying the splendor of God's creation.
Flying for a living has given me opportunities to live in other parts of the country including Southwest Florida where I currently reside with the top of my passion list, my wife and three children.

-- How valuable is time to a person who spends his disparaging the beliefs of others? --David Berthelette www.pilotwoodworks.com

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commented on Outdoor table and Adirondack chairs 205 days ago
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commented on My Cracked Bandsaw box 207 days ago
added project Aquaponics Fish Tank Cover 207 days ago
commented on side Table. 207 days ago
commented on Black Soldier Fly Composting/Harvesting Bin Stand 216 days ago
added project Black Soldier Fly Composting/Harvesting Bin Stand 216 days ago
commented on Pantry Door Rack 287 days ago
commented on Sideboard, my most ambitious project to date. 287 days ago
added project Pantry Door Rack 306 days ago
commented on Finally! A place to put my Osborne Miter Gauge. 384 days ago
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added project Finally! A place to put my Osborne Miter Gauge. 385 days ago
commented on Multi-Port Dust Collection Manifold 399 days ago

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ND2ELK

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#1 posted 1804 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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Todd Thomas

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#2 posted 1804 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks….This will be a great resource for you and your projects. There are a bunch of great people here willing to help……have fun….

I’m looking forward to seeing 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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cabinetmaster

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#3 posted 1804 days ago

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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Max

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#4 posted 1804 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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Scott Bryan

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#5 posted 1804 days ago

Hello Dave,

Let me welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find being a member of this group to be both a rewarding 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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degoose

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#6 posted 1804 days ago

A warm welcome for the land down under, enjoy your time with us.
Larry

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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DaveTPilot

270 posts in 1804 days


#7 posted 1804 days ago

What a great site and more importantly, a great community of people. I have been involved in many forums from motorcycles to computers and of course airlines and airplanes. Never have I had such a quick, warm welcome from so many.

Thank you all for your welcomes and your kind comments.

I can see why this site is so addictive. LOL

-- How valuable is time to a person who spends his disparaging the beliefs of others? --David Berthelette www.pilotwoodworks.com

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Splinterman

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#8 posted 1804 days ago

“Welcome to LJ’s”……Enjoy the experience.!!!

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gjd

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#9 posted 1804 days ago

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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woodworm

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#10 posted 1804 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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a1Jim

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#11 posted 1803 days ago

Hey there Dave
Welcome to the LJs group . It has a lot of talented folks here that are more than willing to share what the know.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Grumpy

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#12 posted 1802 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks Dave. 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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Karson

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#13 posted 1794 days ago

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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