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Location: Lansing, MI

I'm 38 years old, I've been working with wood since my 6th grade shop class, so more than 22 years already. One of my first and most beloved jobs was working for Fowler Organ Company in Lansing, Michigan where I grew up. Seeing the amazing capacity of the craftsmen of yesteryear, made me forever in love with woodworking. You know the kind of joy, where you don't even notice the time, or the pain, or worry about anything? I'm glad to have found a site to share and to learn. Thanks!

-- Dooley

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#1 posted 2349 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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#2 posted 2349 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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#3 posted 2349 days ago

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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#4 posted 2349 days ago

Hi Dooley,

Let me welcome you to LJs. I hope that you will find this to be an exciting and rewarding part of your woodworking adventure.

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

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#5 posted 2349 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks. Enjoy the community.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#6 posted 2349 days ago

“A hearty welcome, a great place to be. mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#7 posted 2349 days ago

Welcome to the wonderful world of LJ’s (Enjoy) Come on in, The water’s fine, fine, fine. Happy, that you have chosen to join the family.
You can ask, show, teach, learn, and Share woodworking experiences.
There’s something here for anyone that likes working with wood.
Plus new friends
God bless

-- Gene, a Christian in Virginia

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#8 posted 2349 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 2348 days ago

wow! Thanks to you all for such a heartfelt and warm welcome, I don’t know if I’ve ever recieved such a response from other forums! I’ve always known that woodworkers have bigger hearts. There’s just something about the nature of working with nature. Ohh, I know, bad pun. Thanks again!

Oh, and how come there are so few woodworkers in south florida, is it because it’s so hard to find nice lumber here?

-- Dooley

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#10 posted 2347 days ago

We welcome you to the one and only LumberJocks. We hope that you enjoy your stay/visit each and every time you show up on our door step. If you should need any woodworking question answered, don’t hesitate to ask. Somebody’s gonna have a good answer for you.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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#11 posted 2345 days ago

uh, in regards to the price of one if i sold it… well both sets of pieces and the board depending on the quality of my work on the board… probably upwards of $200…

-- "Measure twice, curse once"

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#12 posted 2345 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 †

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#13 posted 2107 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#14 posted 1987 days ago

Congratulations! This coming week you will have been a Lumber Jock for 1 year! Thanks for your participation.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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#15 posted 1624 days ago

Another year has rolled by. We must be having too much fun, cause it seems like just yesterday when I congratulated you on 1 year.
And now it’s time for: Congratulations on your 2nd anniversary at Lumber Jocks. Thanks for helping make LJ a great place to visit and happy anniversary!

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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