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Location: Irving, Texas
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I started actual wood working in 2001 after going to a woodworking show at the Arlington conference center. My first peace was a small coin box I made by hand for a family reunion. Unknown to me my wife wanted it, so when it came time to auction it off she bid on it costing me four times its actual worth after purchase but it was for the reunion. Since then she has supported me in all that I have asked for when it has come to my wood working. She got me my first mini-lathe for Christmas and anything else I have asked for. I am truly blessed to have such a wife. Since then I have built up my shop “2-car garage” with an arsenal of equipment from an ‘84 Shop Smith to a new Hitachi 10” table-saw.

-- David '65

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commented on Flip-top Sander/Planer 09-07-2011 05:30 AM
commented on Left-handed(?) Mallet 11-27-2010 02:21 AM
commented on Flaming Platter 11-27-2010 02:19 AM
commented on Deceased flower repository (aka "weed pot") 11-24-2010 01:53 AM
commented on Bowl Collection 10-31-2010 11:49 PM
commented on Custom Screwdrivers 10-30-2010 03:07 PM
commented on Maple turned inside-out Ornament 2010 10-28-2010 03:31 AM
added project Maple turned inside-out Ornament 2010 10-24-2010 12:23 AM
commented on Cam Clamps 10-20-2010 06:09 AM
commented on Table 10-08-2010 12:17 AM
commented on Shop Stool 09-29-2010 05:43 AM
commented on Handscrew Bungee Mini Lathe 09-15-2010 04:30 AM
commented on Hand Plane 08-13-2010 04:06 AM
added project Hand Plane 07-30-2010 12:33 AM
commented on The EZ mitre technique 07-28-2010 05:27 AM

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GaryK

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#1 posted 05-28-2009 04:46 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks! Enjoy yourself.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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Max

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#2 posted 05-28-2009 05:45 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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Scott Bryan

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#3 posted 05-28-2009 06:53 PM

Hello David,

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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cabinetmaster

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#4 posted 05-29-2009 01:55 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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Bureaucrat

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#5 posted 05-29-2009 03:12 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

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Todd Thomas

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#6 posted 05-29-2009 03:47 AM

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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a1Jim

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#7 posted 05-29-2009 06:26 AM

Welcome to LJs it has great folks and top notch woodworkers enjoy

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Splinterman

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#8 posted 05-29-2009 01:35 PM

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

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Karson

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#9 posted 05-30-2009 05:05 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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Grumpy

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#10 posted 05-30-2009 05:39 AM

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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David65

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#11 posted 06-01-2009 08:33 PM

OK call me slow… Can anyone give me a hand? I haven’t been able to upload any of my project pictures so could some please advise on how I can go about it?

-- David '65

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PurpLev

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#12 posted 06-01-2009 09:13 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks, Enjoy your stay. can’t wait to see what you’ve done, and do

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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kiwisharyn

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#13 posted 08-22-2009 04:48 AM

Hi David – thanks for commenting on my chest of drawers.
I see from your projects you’re pretty good on the lathe – my biggest challenge at the moment. Our class lathe is a big old English thing, it’s thrown a few jobs as well as quite a few chisels. No spectators! Does it get easier??

-- ... must be time for a cup of tea and a sit-down

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rsladdwoodworks

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#14 posted 01-09-2010 03:36 PM

your work is out standing and I hope to up to your quality of work some day

-- Robert Laddusaw and no I am not smarter then a fifth grader ( and no I canot spell so if it is a problem don't read it ))

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Bureaucrat

18329 posts in 2407 days


#15 posted 05-22-2010 05:44 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

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