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16 posts in 1941 days

Location: ottawa, IL

I am just starting in woodworking and am learning a lot from all of the information on the web. I operate a nuclear power plant by trade. I have a wonderful wife and three great sons. I am a veteran of the US Navy in which I served for 14 years on several submarines.

-- Fin - Ottawa, IL

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#1 posted 1941 days ago

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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#2 posted 1941 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Scott Bryan

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#3 posted 1941 days ago

Hello Fin,

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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#4 posted 1941 days ago

Welcome Fin, glad you’ve joined us!

-- Bill, Florida

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#5 posted 1941 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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#6 posted 1941 days ago

Very nice to have you here! i am new to this site, still learning my way.

-- Robin Renee'

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Todd A. Clippinger

8715 posts in 2698 days

#7 posted 1941 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,

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#8 posted 1941 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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#9 posted 1940 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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#10 posted 1940 days ago

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

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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16 posts in 1941 days

#11 posted 1940 days ago

Thank you all for such a kind welcome to LumberJocks. I am just starting out in woodworking. I am trying to find my way around the website still and am not very familiar with how to use it yet. So please don’t get offended if you added me to your buddy list and I haven’t added you to mine. Frankly, I don’t have any idea yet how that is done. Currently I am working on a woodworking bench. I got the plan off of Fine Woodworking beginner’s video. So far so good. When I figure out how to post it I will take a picture of it. I am really looking forward to reading the blogs and picking the minds of all of the experienced people on the site. Thanks again.

-- Fin - Ottawa, IL

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#12 posted 1940 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks Fin. 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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#13 posted 1939 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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#14 posted 1581 days ago

Imagine that! A year has gone by since you became a Lumber Jock. Congratulations on your anniversary! I look forward to more of your posts.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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#15 posted 1572 days ago

Hi there,
Congratulations on your first anniversary of being part of the LumberJock community… something to be very proud of…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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