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Location: Self-taught,IN

I am just starting out and learning the woodworking ropes through books, magazines, podcasts, and experimenting. I am very green but hope to build my skills this way. I cannot afford design school for furniture design so I am teaching myself. I currently work in professional theatre where I do a lot of upholstery and drape making. These are pieces are usually stripped and recovered so I have a bit of restoring and refinishing skill. I am here to soak up as much info as I can and learn through others.

-- Jess, Indiana

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#1 posted 10-13-2008 06:22 AM

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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#2 posted 10-13-2008 12:23 PM

Hello DetailerJess,

Welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find this to be a rewarding and an enriching aspect of your woodworking adventure.

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

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#3 posted 10-13-2008 01:51 PM

Welcome to LJ’s.

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

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#4 posted 10-13-2008 06:16 PM

Thanks for letting me be a part I am very impessed with the website layout so far and look forward to future blogs! Thanks!

-- Jess, Indiana

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#5 posted 10-13-2008 06:45 PM

Welcome to the shop. I look forward to seeing your projects and I hope you enjoy the site. There is alot of good information available from both professionals and amateurs who are willing to share their craft. God Bless!

-- Rusty

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#6 posted 10-14-2008 01:10 PM

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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#7 posted 10-15-2008 04:04 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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#8 posted 10-15-2008 03:01 PM

Thanks, for adding me to your list, I am what I consider an advanced intermediate wood worker and joined this site for the same reason you did. After a few days of looking around, it looks like we came to the right place.


Jeff – Grapevine, Texas

-- Jeff - Grapevine, Texas - Tight budget = creativity, resourcefulness and a clean scrap bin...

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#9 posted 12-04-2008 04:39 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 soon moving to Virginia †

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