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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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added blog entry Building a Goat Barn #19: Final Thoughts 12-12-2014 08:37 PM
commented on Building a Goat Barn #18: The Hobbit Door 12-10-2014 03:19 PM
commented on From tree to bar! #1: Introduction 12-10-2014 03:09 PM
added blog entry Building a Goat Barn #18: The Hobbit Door 12-10-2014 03:01 PM
added project Barn Window 11-13-2014 04:22 PM
added blog entry Building a Goat Barn #17: Windows! 11-13-2014 03:40 PM
commented on Building a Goat Barn #15: Cordwood Walls at last! 11-13-2014 02:05 PM
added blog entry Building a Goat Barn #16: New Residents 11-11-2014 05:41 PM
added blog entry Building a Goat Barn #15: Cordwood Walls at last! 11-11-2014 05:19 PM
added blog entry Building a Goat Barn #14: Covering the Roof 11-11-2014 04:14 PM
commented on Building a Goat Barn #13: Purlin Madness 08-15-2014 04:20 PM
added blog entry Building a Goat Barn #13: Purlin Madness 08-15-2014 03:30 PM
added blog entry Building a Goat Barn #12: Barn Raising Day! 08-12-2014 03:45 PM
commented on Building a Goat Barn #11: Starting on the Paddock Fence 08-12-2014 01:12 PM
commented on Building a Goat Barn #11: Starting on the Paddock Fence 08-06-2014 04:21 PM

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#1 posted 01-01-2014 05:43 AM

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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Need help with posting or other questions ?
Contact:
Ms DebbieP AKA Debbie Pribele (Ljs community manager)http://lumberjocks.com/MsDebbieP
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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