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Location: Brandon, Manitoba Canada
Website: none yet...

Have been doing woodworking off and on since I was a kid but recently have been able to start setting up a shop in the second bay of the garage! As much as I enjoy woodworking spending time with family and friends takes precedence and then there is that whole needing to work for a living thing that seems to take up a whack of time :-) Mind you the kids are getting old enough to enjoy spending time in the shop so that's pretty cool!

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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HallTree

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#1 posted 03-27-2008 04:09 PM

Welcome Mark. You have found the right place for woodworking. A great group of people willing to help. Looking forward to see your projects from that Triton and comments. Have fun and work safe.

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

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Scott Bryan

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#2 posted 03-27-2008 04:21 PM

Hello Mark,

Let me welcome you to LJs. I hope that you will find this to be an interesting and exciting part of your woodworking adventure.

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

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#3 posted 03-27-2008 05:07 PM

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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Max

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#4 posted 03-27-2008 05:45 PM

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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#5 posted 03-27-2008 05:59 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks! Enjoy yourself.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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Grumpy

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#6 posted 03-28-2008 12:11 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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cajunpen

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#7 posted 03-28-2008 05:02 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks. Enjoy the community.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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Napaman

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#8 posted 03-29-2008 02:14 AM

Welcome…look forward to a great place to learn…and share…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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bbqking

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#9 posted 03-29-2008 02:34 AM

I glue the through tenons. Wood movement affects the tops more than the base, but I leave my mortises just a little over just in case. The walnut beauty stretchers are not glued. If you go to my projects, you will see many slats going one way or another. None of these are glued. Captured in the framework, where would they go? It lets the wood move on its own and hopefully lends a long life to my furniture. I joined Lumberjocks not too long ago and it was a great move to a great woodworking community. I have not set up a blog and don’t know if I will, spending too much time online keeps me away from my shop, but send me a message to my homepage for any info or etc.

-- bbqKing, Lawrenceville

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Mark Shymanski

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#10 posted 03-29-2008 07:50 PM

Cool, thanks for answering my questions. I thought the outer frames would lock in the interior pieces. Checked out some of your other work…very nice.

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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Karson

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#11 posted 03-31-2008 02:49 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 soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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ND2ELK

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#12 posted 04-20-2008 06:08 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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Paul D

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#13 posted 04-20-2008 01:47 PM

Welcome to LJs !! Glad you have joined us !!

-- Paul D - Lawrenceville, Georgia

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Lip

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#14 posted 04-25-2008 02:13 PM

So where is the bookcase design?

I know it’s late and all … but I’m sure I speak for others when I say we’d still like to see it!

-- Lip's Dysfuncational Firewood Farm, South Bend, IN

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Gene

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#15 posted 07-13-2008 11:24 PM

Thanks for the welcome, good to be here

-- --Gene Plumley--

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