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Ok so when I joined the other day I was just anxious to get on here and slapped a profile together. Here is the real story.
About a year ago I became interested in woodworking while remodeling my home in New Jersey. But the real hook was a cherry tree that fell in my fathers back yard that I took for fire wood. Then came an older craftsman band saw I received from a friend while bartering for some work. I began playing around with the cherry logs and resawing them. Unfourtunetly my great uncle passed away, but my other great uncle (his brother) left me his old stanley hand planes, saws, some scrapers, and a spoke shave. Free cherry to practice on wohoo! Then that was that. Currently shopless now until I find a house but my awesome wife already said that the new garage is mine for a wood shop. Cars are for roads, parking lots, and driveways! Pictures coming soon. Glad to be here and looking forward to talking to everyone.

-- FMG- Woodworking is 90% mental the other half is physical

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gjd

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#1 posted 1782 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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Scott Bryan

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#2 posted 1782 days ago

Hello FMG,

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

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

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woodworm

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#3 posted 1782 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Todd Thomas

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#4 posted 1782 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks….This will be a great resource for you and your projects. There are a bunch of great people here willing to help……have fun….

I’m looking forward to seeing 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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Max

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#5 posted 1782 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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Splinterman

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#6 posted 1781 days ago

“Welcome to LJ’s”……Enjoy the experience.!!!

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Karson

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#7 posted 1781 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 karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Todd A. Clippinger

8699 posts in 2600 days


#8 posted 1781 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks – The best woodworking community anywhere!
I look forward to seeing your posts and projects.

Share the Love ~ Share the Knowledge

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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FMG

65 posts in 1782 days


#9 posted 1781 days ago

Thanks everybody. I currently am shopless due to just selling my home and all my stuff is in storage, but looking forward to finding a new shop to set up in and I will post pics as they come. I have already seen gotten some good advice from the members of this site. I think my favorite part right now though is looking at everyones shop layouts. Using it as stimulant for right now! Been daydreaming on grizzly’s shop planer site too, for the time being anyway.

-- FMG- Woodworking is 90% mental the other half is physical

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Grumpy

19068 posts in 2352 days


#10 posted 1781 days ago

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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cabinetmaster

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#11 posted 1781 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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Karson

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#12 posted 1746 days ago

We usually have a LumberJock picnic in NJ at Lee Jesbergers shop. We haven’t set the date yet, so keep your eyes open for that.

-- 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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Occie gilliam

505 posts in 1797 days


#13 posted 1742 days ago

Hi FMG
Welcome to Lumberjocks
cant wait to see what you do with the cherry wood.

-- OC down in Costa Rica. come down and see me some time. I'll keep the light on for you too-oc@hotmail.com mail.com

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a1Jim

109273 posts in 2078 days


#14 posted 1741 days ago

Welcome to LJs the place were there are great people,super projects and outstanding woodworkers.Enjoy

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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