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Location: Caledonia Michigan
Website: www.maplegrovewoodworks.com/

Hello everyone. Welcome.

I have been woodworking since 1998. I started shortly after I was married because I wanted to be more of a do-it-yourselfer around the house. That turned into a real hobby. I began making all kinds of things. Especially around Christmas time. Unfortunately, I have given most of my
projects away as presents and didn't take pictures of them beforehand.

I guess that means I need to make more projects. :)

By day I design Plastic Injection Molds for a local shop. I sit all day long at a computer using CAD software.

By night I am a husband, father of 2 boys, deacon, assistant den leader for my sons cub scouts, student, and woodworker. Where I find time to actually do any woodworking I am not really sure.

I really enjoy passing on what I have learned (woodworking and otherwise) to those with less experience, especially kids.

I love having my own kids in my shop and teaching them how to properly use my tools, and of course to put them away when they are done.

I just recently came across LumberJocks. It seems like a unique place to be. I think I am going to be spending a lot of time here.

See ya around!

-- Dennis, http://www.maplegrovewoodworks.com/ http://twitter.com/#!/MpleGrvWoodwrks

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#1 posted 2020 days ago

Welcome, glad you’ve joined us!

-- Bill, Florida

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#2 posted 2020 days ago

Hello Woodtutor,

Let me welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find this to be an exciting and enjoyable part of your woodworking journey.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#3 posted 2020 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks….It will be a great resource for you and your projects. There are a bunch of great people here willing to help……have fun….Looking forward to 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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#4 posted 2020 days ago

Welcome. You have found the right place for woodworking. You have some interesting comments on your website about new woodworkers; what tools to start out with, the cost of those tools and lumber. Might make for some interesting discussion here at LumberJocks.

-- "Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life" Solomon

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#5 posted 2020 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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#6 posted 2020 days ago

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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#7 posted 2020 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#8 posted 2020 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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#9 posted 2020 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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#10 posted 2020 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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#11 posted 2019 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks. The projects are an inspiration, the information is priceless and the people are supportive. The only problem is, the site can get addictive.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#12 posted 2018 days ago

Wow this is a really cool place. Thanks to all for the warm welcome. As so many of you have said, LumberJocks is a bit addictive.

I look forward to getting to know everyone better and being inspired by the projects that people have shared.

-- Dennis, http://www.maplegrovewoodworks.com/ http://twitter.com/#!/MpleGrvWoodwrks

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#13 posted 1661 days ago

Congratulations on your upcoming anniversary as a Lumber Jock! I look forward to more of your posts.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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#14 posted 1661 days ago

Congratulations on your Anniversay. We look forward to your continued posts and projects.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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