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Location: Southern California
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Retired as Police Chief after 37 years in Law Enforcement. Now doing woodworking on a semi full time basis and really enjoy making sawdust. I am also attempting to fine tune my golf game which means trying to keep the ball in the fairway where I can find it. I am having a great time in retirement.

-- Elvin, Southern California, "How great would life be if we lived a little of it everyday"

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commented on A couple of new boards - one for my sister and one for me 07-27-2014 03:30 AM
commented on Garden grape arbor 07-13-2014 04:05 AM
replied on What do you do in your time away from your shop? 07-11-2014 06:03 AM
commented on Garden grape arbor 07-11-2014 05:48 AM
added project Garden grape arbor 07-09-2014 05:47 PM
replied on 1/2" vs. 3/4" plywood for kitchen cabinets 04-21-2014 03:25 AM
started topic 1/2" vs. 3/4" plywood for kitchen cabinets 04-20-2014 03:17 PM
replied on Spindle chair repair 01-12-2014 06:46 AM
replied on Anone interested in making the Sam Maloof style rocker? 01-11-2014 11:49 PM
replied on Securing a large TV to top of cabinet 01-11-2014 07:31 PM
started topic Securing a large TV to top of cabinet 01-11-2014 06:38 PM
started topic Spindle chair repair 01-11-2014 06:25 PM
commented on Mantel surround and bookcases 02-14-2013 03:59 PM
added project Mantel surround and bookcases 01-31-2013 01:09 AM
replied on How to measure holes for electric boxes and transfer them onto a B-board back 01-23-2013 04:03 AM

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woodworm

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#1 posted 02-04-2009 06:08 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#2 posted 02-04-2009 07:13 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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#3 posted 02-04-2009 12:53 PM

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 02-04-2009 01:41 PM

Hello Elvin,

Let me welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find this to be both a rewarding and an inspirational part of your woodworking journey.

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

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#5 posted 02-04-2009 02:30 PM

Welcome to LJ’s.

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

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#6 posted 02-04-2009 05:14 PM

Welcome Elvin. You have found the right place for woodworking. A great group of people willing to help. Looking forward to see your projects and comments. Work safe in the shop and don’t forget to use pushsticks.

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

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Grumpy

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#7 posted 02-05-2009 12:24 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 02-05-2009 05:28 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 karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#9 posted 02-05-2009 02:36 PM

Welcome to the best woodworkers site. Enjoy your time here.

-- making sawdust....

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#10 posted 02-06-2009 12:48 PM

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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#11 posted 02-09-2009 04:05 AM

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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Elvin

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#12 posted 08-10-2009 03:10 AM

Hello all,
I have been involved in woodworking for a few years and I have a one man shop in my garage. I was recently diagnosed with neck cancer and they operated on August 4th to remove my lymph nodes and they will begin chemo and radiation treatments on the cancer area they located on the back of my tongue, in three weeks. The doctors feel I can return to woodworking by the end of the year if I have a good dust collection system, which I don’t,. Currently I have a shop vac that is connected to my table saw or router table as needed. Any recommendations for a dust collection system that is effective and affordable would be appreciated.
Thanks,
El

-- Elvin, Southern California, "How great would life be if we lived a little of it everyday"

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#13 posted 08-10-2009 06:58 AM

Better late than never Welcome to LJs a place were there are great people,super projects and fantastic woodworkers.Enjoy

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#14 posted 08-10-2009 09:16 AM

Welcome to LJ’s…the best site to enhance your woodworking skills and knowledge.

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#15 posted 01-30-2010 03:13 AM

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

-- Gary

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