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Location: Clovis, CA
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Woodworking is definitely a sort of therapy for me, unfortunately more time is spent looking forward to and thinking about it than actual time in what is loosely defined as my "shop". When acquaintances hear I enjoy woodworking as a hobby they often ask "Oh! What sort of things do you make?" My usual truthful response is "sawdust".

My real job involves spending long hours on foodservice related engineering, design development, and document management, therefore it is not surprising that I can overthink even the simplest woodworking project. Nonetheless as crazy as it sounds even that is enjoyable to me.

I love precision, so it is often a challenge for me to "open up" a little and just let a project take me where it wants to go. For a stay between the lines kind of guy, that can be a real adventure!

I have lurked on the LJ site for quite a while enjoying the huge variety of opinions and and methods, all leading to such marvelous results. Bravo to all who contribute.

-- Dave, Clovis CA

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#1 posted 02-24-2010 04:35 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 karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#2 posted 02-24-2010 04:42 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 look forward to seeing your projects and posts.

To get the most feedback on your projects, it’s best to only post 1 or 2 at a time. This way you will get feedback over several days and from a wide variety of members.

Please enjoy your membership.

-- Gary

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#3 posted 02-24-2010 04:51 AM

Welcome to Ljs a place were there great people,super projects and great woodworkers.Enjoy.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#4 posted 02-24-2010 05:26 AM

Dave,

Let me welcome you 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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#5 posted 02-24-2010 05:33 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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#6 posted 02-24-2010 05:54 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#7 posted 02-24-2010 05:55 AM

“Welcome to LJ’s” …....the best place to enhance your woodworking skills and knowledge.

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#8 posted 02-24-2010 06:12 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks – The best woodworking community anywhere!

I look forward to seeing your posts and projects.

Share the Love ~ Share the Knowledge

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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#9 posted 02-24-2010 04:08 PM

Welcome aboard. Nice that you could join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#10 posted 02-25-2010 07:08 AM

Hi there,
Welcome to LumberJocks… I joined the site myself a few months ago and will give you fair warning, this site is VERY ADDICTIVE, VERY EDUCATIONAL, and VERY FUN…. so sit back, enjoy the ride and learn from the other LJ’s as they are a group of extremely talented people that are also very friendly…

Enjoy your time here on LJ and pass the word to any of your woodworking buddies about us…

Wisty

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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