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Location: Lansing, Kansas
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I am a retired Army officer and firefighter (the careers overlapped!) What started out as a hobby became a business after retiring from the Army. When the business became too much like work, I went back to the fire business where I now work as a state fire trainer. Now at least I have some time to return to my hobby. Though, it seems that most of my woodworking lately has been building props and equipment for work! It's a vicious circle, this hobby!

-- Dave; Lansing, Kansas

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#1 posted 06-09-2009 11:38 PM

Hello FirehouseWoodworking,

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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#2 posted 06-09-2009 11:41 PM

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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#3 posted 06-10-2009 12:52 AM

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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#4 posted 06-10-2009 01:09 AM

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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#5 posted 06-10-2009 01:12 AM

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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#6 posted 06-10-2009 02:02 AM

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.

-- Gary

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#7 posted 06-10-2009 02:15 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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#8 posted 06-10-2009 03:24 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#9 posted 06-10-2009 03:36 AM

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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FirehouseWoodworking

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#10 posted 06-10-2009 03:36 AM

Thank you all for the kind welcome. I have been following this site on a daily basis and have “stolen” numerous great ideas. I look forward to learning so much more from you. I will try to share some of my work as I figure out how to do so.

Cheers!

-- Dave; Lansing, Kansas

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#11 posted 06-10-2009 05:13 AM

Welcome to LJs this is the place for great folks and finewoodworkers. Enjoy.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#12 posted 06-10-2009 12:35 PM

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

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#13 posted 06-11-2009 12:09 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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#14 posted 06-05-2010 04:31 AM

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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#15 posted 11-21-2011 06:17 AM

Re: Track Saw. Thanks Firehouse. When I make some smaller ones (soon) I’ll do it like you suggest. I think your idea is better. THANKS

-- When you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, 'Certainly I can!' Then get busy and find out how to do it.”   Theodore Roosevelt

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