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132 posts in 1989 days

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Hello all,

Just a bit about myself, I started woodworking a year or so ago, my only other experience with woodworking was in high school shop about 20 years ago.

I work as an engineering technician, so a large part of my job is product testing in which I design and build fixtures for the different tests. I am also a volunteer/ paid on call firefighter. So wood working is something I do in my spare time to relax.

My goal in woodworking are more in building for me and my family area and not in the money making side of things at this point. For future project I would like to build a new vanity and cabinets for a bathroom remodel and reface our kitchen cabinets and build new doors and drawer for that.

-- Alex

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Splinterman

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#1 posted 07-17-2009 03:10 PM

“Welcome to LJ’s”……The best place to enhance your skills and knowledge.

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SnowyRiver

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#2 posted 07-17-2009 03:19 PM

Welcome aboard. Glad to have you join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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Bigdogs117

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#3 posted 07-17-2009 04:33 PM

Welcome to the shop. I look forward to seeing your projects and I hope you enjoy the site. There is alot of good information available from both professionals and amateurs who are willing to share their craft. God Bless!

-- Rusty

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Fireguy

132 posts in 1989 days


#4 posted 07-17-2009 06:24 PM

thanks for the welcome’s. I have been visiting the site for a while and seeing all the great info and projects. looking forward to being more involed.

-- Alex

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Max

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#5 posted 07-17-2009 06:32 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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cabinetmaster

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#6 posted 07-17-2009 10:45 PM

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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Scott Bryan

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#7 posted 07-17-2009 11:10 PM

Hello Alex,

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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Bureaucrat

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#8 posted 07-18-2009 04:58 AM

From one Stoughtonite to another, welcome to Lumber Jocks.

-- Gary

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a1Jim

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#9 posted 07-18-2009 07:01 AM

Welcome to LJs a place were there are great people.super projects and great woodworkers. Enjoy.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Grumpy

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#10 posted 07-18-2009 07:50 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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jockmike2

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#11 posted 07-18-2009 05:46 PM

Welcome to LJs.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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Karson

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#12 posted 07-19-2009 05:27 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 karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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ND2ELK

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#13 posted 07-27-2009 04:28 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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Tim Pletcher

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#14 posted 01-18-2010 08:31 PM

RE- plastic lumber
By not rigid I mean that there is considerable “flex” to this material. it isn’t as stiff as wood is :)
The color is solid, all the way through.

-- http://plasticlumber.timpletcher.com/

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Bureaucrat

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#15 posted 07-17-2010 05:11 AM

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

-- Gary

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