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I had three years of woodshop back in high school (85-87). I intentionally failed the class so that I could take woodshop II over again. The teacher hated me by the end of the second year because he thought I wasn't applying myself. Instead of building my own projects to turn in for a grade, I would walk around and help other people. I learned so much more that way, and the knowledge I gained in those classes far surpassed anything I learned in Biology. I probably couldn't tell you three things that I learned in Biology class, but I could recite 100's of tidbits of information from woodshop. It's a real shame they don't offer that class in High School anymore.
For years, I couldn't afford and didn't have the time to do any woodworking, but that all changed a few years ago. I finally have a job that pays well and gives me the time off i need to pursue my passion. I have forgotten a lot of what I learned back in HS, but it is slowly coming back to me.
I look forward to being an active member in this community for years to come and hope I can answer at least a tenth as many questions as I plan on asking!

-- I've been doing this for years but I am still a newb

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#1 posted 611 days ago

Welcome to Ljs a world wide community were there are great people,super projects and great woodworkers.Enjoy

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 611 days ago

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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#3 posted 611 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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#4 posted 595 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks! I hope you will enjoy your membership and share your projects with us all. Best of luck to you

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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