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Location: Cape Coral, Fla

I started working wood three years ago. I have since built a wall desk which folds down, two regular work tables and a router table based on a George Vondriska article on outfeed tables, and a tool cabinet.

My wife and I disagree over what to call the place where I work. I call it my workshop; she calls it the garage. She also parks her car in my workshop. But she's a sweet lady and so it all works out.

One thing you'll notice: I've taken a liking to making do with what I have. A table saw would have taken up too much space in the shop. Besides, I've heard and read too many horror stories about kickbacks, missing anatomical parts, and one-eyed jocks. So I use either a circ saw or a band saw in place of the table saw.

-- FloridaNoCypress

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#1 posted 2282 days ago

If you like working with wood, you’re in the right place. Welcome.

-- Bruce from Central New, if you'll pardon me, I have some sawdust to make.

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#2 posted 2282 days ago

Hello FloridaNoCypress,

Let me welcome you to LJs. I hope that you will find this to be a rewarding and exciting part of your woodworking journey.

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

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#3 posted 2282 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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#4 posted 2282 days ago

Welcome. You have found the right place for woodworking. A great group of people willing to help. Looking forward to see your projects and comments. The other day I was looking in one of my old woodworking books and saw some neat jigs for a circular saw. Have fun in your workshop/her garage 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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#5 posted 2282 days ago

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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#6 posted 2282 days ago

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

-- Paul D - Lawrenceville, Georgia

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#7 posted 2282 days ago

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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#8 posted 2281 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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#9 posted 2281 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks. Enjoy the community.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#10 posted 2278 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks, enjoy the site I know I have.

-- Joey~~Sabina, Ohio

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#11 posted 2275 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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#12 posted 2275 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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#13 posted 2274 days ago

Thanks all of you for the warm welcome. Experiences in my life have taught me that people who enhoy working with their hands are on the whole quite gracious. Seems I’m in good company here. Again, thanks to all of you!

-- FloridaNoCypress

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#14 posted 2237 days ago

Hey, I’ve been absent awhile, but welcome to LJ! I hope you’re seeing some content and some projects that you enjoy!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#15 posted 1919 days ago

Congratulations! In the next few days you will have been a Lumber Jock for 1 year! Thanks for your participation.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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