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Location: Marco Island, FL

Just starting out with woodworking but it seems to be taking over my life. In real life, I write computer software for a living. As a matter of fact, as a wood worker, I make a pretty good software engineer. Seriously, though, I need help. As much as I enjoy my new hobby, I don't seem to have much innate talent for it.

I'm 41, been married for 3 years, and have a 2 year old daughter who as adopted from Vietnam. And that is officially more than anyone reading this really wants to know about me.

-- Tom, Southwest Florida

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#1 posted 2402 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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#2 posted 2402 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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#3 posted 2401 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks. Enjoy the community.

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

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#4 posted 2401 days ago

Welcome to the forum! We’re glad you’re here.

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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#5 posted 2401 days ago

Hey! Welcome to LJ!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#6 posted 2401 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s (Enjoy)
God bless

-- Gene, a Christian in Virginia

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#7 posted 2400 days ago

Thanks for the warm welcome!

-- Tom, Southwest Florida

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#8 posted 2400 days ago

Glad to have you. AL, southern CT.


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Thos. Angle

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#9 posted 2400 days ago

Welcome to Lumber Jocks. We don’t mind getting to know you. We might even find that we like you when we get to know you and then you would have two hobbies that waste a lot of time because this place can get to be a habit. Enjoy your time here and do comment on anything that strikes your fancy. What would be “Ersatz” about you? Du bist nicht Ersatz.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#10 posted 2399 days ago

Thos is right.. I found this place 11 days ago, and I get on here now about 20 times a day. You will find that everyone here is more than willing to help with just about anything. Good to have you as a Lumberjock!

-- Jamie, Kentucky

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#11 posted 2399 days ago

I’m hooked already. :)

-- Tom, Southwest Florida

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#12 posted 2399 days ago

welcome friend , your hooked already ? trust me itll get worse ! lol good to find another fla. jock aboard

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#13 posted 2398 days ago

Good to see you here, this is a great site. You will find plenty of help and encouragement here. I’ll be looking for more of your work.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service

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Greg Mitchell

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#14 posted 2398 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- Greg Mitchell--Lowell,

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#15 posted 2393 days ago

Tom -

Welcome to Lumberjocks!


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