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190 posts in 1870 days

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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added project Hand Plane 1442 days ago
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GaryK

10262 posts in 2573 days


#1 posted 1870 days ago

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

55956 posts in 2857 days


#2 posted 1870 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

27251 posts in 2406 days


#3 posted 1870 days ago

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

10874 posts in 2143 days


#4 posted 1869 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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gjd

18326 posts in 2236 days


#5 posted 1869 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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Todd Thomas

4969 posts in 2033 days


#6 posted 1869 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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a1Jim

111999 posts in 2161 days


#7 posted 1869 days ago

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

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Splinterman

23058 posts in 1946 days


#8 posted 1869 days ago

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

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Karson

34845 posts in 2985 days


#9 posted 1868 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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Grumpy

19279 posts in 2435 days


#10 posted 1868 days ago

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

190 posts in 1870 days


#11 posted 1866 days ago

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

8475 posts in 2233 days


#12 posted 1866 days ago

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

60 posts in 1862 days


#13 posted 1784 days ago

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

311 posts in 1753 days


#14 posted 1644 days ago

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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gjd

18326 posts in 2236 days


#15 posted 1511 days ago

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

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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