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Location: Germany

US Army retired, stay at home Dad.

Completely self-taught woodworker. I've never had any formal or informal woodworking training. So far, it has all been trial and error, magazines, books, videos, pictures, and the Internet guiding me. I'd love to get some formal training, but I'm limited currently because I live in Germany.

I have learned that having the right tools makes the job easier. Looking back I can't believe some of the things I've built in the past with the few tools I had at the time.

I've started selling some of the things I make. It isn't enough to earn a living, but it is enough to buy more wood!

-- Elwood, making sawdust in Germany,

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#1 posted 1250 days ago

Welcome aboard. Nice that you could join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#2 posted 1250 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 1250 days ago

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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#4 posted 1250 days ago

“WELCOME to LJ’s.”

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#5 posted 1250 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#6 posted 798 days ago

You’ve got some gr8 talent as a woodworker. Look forward to seein more o your projects. Really like the mix of wrought iron n woods together. Keep makin dust. Work/play safe.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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