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Location: Eugene, Oregon

I moved to Oregon in December 2009 after five years overseas. I'm really looking forward to having some tools and shop space again, for the first time in about six years. (and before that the "shop" was a corner of my dorm room with a mini-lathe in it.)

Back when I had space, I used to turn pens and other small items on my mini-lathe. I wanted to get into scroll saw designs but my uni classes got in the way. I am looking forward to trying out some of the scroll sawn boxes and puzzles that I have seen patterns for, and I'd like to make musical instruments too - mainly wind instruments such as whistles and Native American style flutes.

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started topic What age to start kids in the shop? 28 days ago
replied on DeWalt Miter Saw Dust Collection 35 days ago
replied on Looking for a decent Forstner bit set 38 days ago
replied on Grizzly G0452Z 6" Jointer With Spiral Cutter Head 39 days ago
replied on Jointer Decision 39 days ago
replied on Price tag of your dust collection layout ? 43 days ago
replied on Finish for plywood beach toy? 43 days ago
started topic Finish for plywood beach toy? 52 days ago
added project Xylophone from a kit 52 days ago
replied on Bandsaw Box Glueing 57 days ago
replied on PLEASE HELP! 59 days ago
replied on Jointer & planer noise - are there differences between machines? 95 days ago
replied on Bowed lamination after the fact... 99 days ago
replied on Scrollsaw injuries 100 days ago
replied on Who do you buy your machines from? 100 days ago

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#1 posted 1644 days ago

Hello Elizabeth,

Let me welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find being a member of this group to be an interesting, as well as exciting, experience. Have fun and enjoy.

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

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#2 posted 1644 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s. We are here to help you with your woodworking endeavors. Feel free to ask for advise. But Be aware…this site can be very addictive…………LOL

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

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#3 posted 1644 days ago

Welcome to Ljs a happy place with great people,super projects and fantastic woodworkers. Enjoy.

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 1643 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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#5 posted 1643 days ago

Welcome to Lumber Jocks! This is a great place to get – or give – advice about woodworking on the forums and the project posts are a wonderful source of new ideas. I love this site, I hope you will enjoy it too.

Look forward to seeing your projects and posts.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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#6 posted 1643 days ago

WELCOME to LJ’s ….the best place to enhance your woodworking skills and knowledge.

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#7 posted 1643 days ago

Hey there, glad to see another person join the LumberJocks community! It’s a great place to meet new people, post projects, ask questions and so much more, hope you enjoy it as much as I do. Welcome!

-- A hammer dangling from a wall will bang and sound like work when the wind blows the right way.

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#8 posted 1642 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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#9 posted 1642 days ago

Welcome aboard. Nice to have you join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#10 posted 1280 days ago

Imagine that! A year has almost gone by since you became a Lumber Jock. Congratulations on your anniversary! I look forward to your posts.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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#11 posted 1280 days ago

Hey, thanks Gary! It’s been quite a year too. On October 8th last year my husband got his visa to come to the US; in December we moved here; in February we bought a house and in April we moved in. A summer of job searching got me a position that started in September and gave me the ability to start stocking my shop with tools, and I’m about to start my first small furniture project.

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#12 posted 1267 days ago

Hi. I look forward to seeing your projects.

-- Terri, Rocky Mountain High Colorado!

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#13 posted 1267 days ago

Wow…one year…cool.

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#14 posted 843 days ago

Hi Elizabeth, I’m always searching for good ways to store lumber and stumbled on your post. I can’t help but comment on the really nice looking duct work for the dust collector and how clean your shop is. Well done. Enjoyed your projects too.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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