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Location: Woodland, Washington
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Before we bought our new house and acreage in 2012, I wasn't remotely into woodworking...in fact, I was pretty solidly wood-incompetent. Our new place had a garden-variety work bench in the garage, and I bought a used radial arm saw because there are always things needed to be built for a rural property. I built a garden gate and a chicken coop (which turned out surprisingly like the drawings) and some other small things, but I didn't do much real woodworking until my dad passed down my grandfather's tools to me.

My grandfather was a general building contractor and finish carpenter back in the 1930s and 40s, and I inherited his 100-year old Disston saws, Yankee screwdrivers, chisels, a brace and a roll of (rusty) bits still in their canvas roll, and other hand tools literally from a bygone era. But because more projects needed to be built and I didn't have the fancy table saws and routers I saw in every magazine and online article, I tried to find "work-arounds" to do things while I saved up for big power tools. Then I discovered Chris Schwarz and Roy Underhill, who empowered me to believe that I already had most of the tools I needed...and I could make many of the ones I lacked for myself.

And the galoot addiction began...

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commented on Building a Goat Barn #13: Purlin Madness 7 days ago
added blog entry Building a Goat Barn #13: Purlin Madness 7 days ago
added blog entry Building a Goat Barn #12: Barn Raising Day! 10 days ago
commented on Building a Goat Barn #11: Starting on the Paddock Fence 10 days ago
commented on Building a Goat Barn #11: Starting on the Paddock Fence 16 days ago
added blog entry Building a Goat Barn #11: Starting on the Paddock Fence 16 days ago
commented on HONEY DO LIST- ONE DONE 17 days ago
commented on front porch makeover 17 days ago
commented on Compound Bevel butt joint trays in Red Oak and Wormy Chestnut 17 days ago
commented on Building a Goat Barn #10: Testing Out the Reciprocal Frame Rafters 17 days ago
added blog entry Building a Goat Barn #10: Testing Out the Reciprocal Frame Rafters 18 days ago
commented on Computer Table #1: Legs and Aprons 18 days ago
commented on The Joys of Scrounging. 21 days ago
commented on Building a Goat Barn #8: The Circle Is Complete 21 days ago
added blog entry Building a Goat Barn #9: Attached Chicken Coop 21 days ago

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#1 posted 234 days ago

Welcome to Ljs a world wide community were there are great people,super projects and great woodworkers.Enjoy !
Because I often get asked questions by new members I’ve included the answers to the most( FAQ) along with my welcoming message to LJs.
You should know that posting questions or projects here (your profile page) will not get you very many responses’ just because it’s your profile page not part of a main forum. To post in a main forum read below.
Want to know how to post something?
See the drop-down box underneath my Lumberjocks in the upper right hand corner. Click on the arrow and select which type of posting you want to make (Project, Blog entry, Forum topic). This will take you to the appropriate page and you just fill in the form.
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Contact:
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Just for the record even though I have a large number of post I’m not involved with LJs management ,I’m just another member.

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