Kevin S Leadbeater Sr.

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Location: Palm Harbor , FL

I have been doing woodworking since I was 13 years old. My School in North Carolina, Knew that most of its students would not get pass the ninth grade (that’s higher education for most hillbilly’s). So they started us in woodshop and home economics (cooking and sewing--guess they wanted us to eat and be covered). Will I caught the wood bug. By my Jr. year I was spending half the day in woodshop and the other half skipping English.
I am more the just a woodworker, thought that’s my true passion. I also do remolding and floor work, all but carpet. I build custom Cabinets, Vanities, built-in's and the occasional piece of furniture.
I have done complete rehabs to just a bathroom floor.
I was a Certified Master Automotive L1 Tech till 1997 when health issues came up. Then I moved on to the repair and maintenance world. Working for schools and churches in the local area. I now currently work full time for the big Orange box doing inventory, as well as helping those struggling for advice on the home repairs and remodels. I am also working full time in the remodeling and doing my custom woodworking shop. (I know, but putting the #2 son thru UCF,is not cheap with #1 and #3 Jr. at home.)
My dream is to own a large piece of real-estate in Montana, with the shop located half way down to the dock house where I would keep my Bass boat(that’s another web site though).
I am willing to share advice and give direction.

-- Keivn S Leadbeater Sr.,FL 727.804.8422

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#1 posted 1835 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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#2 posted 1835 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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#3 posted 1835 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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#4 posted 1835 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks. It is a GREAT place to get ideas for your projects and help when you get stuck. There is a ton of information to help you along the way.

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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#5 posted 1835 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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#6 posted 1835 days ago

Hello Kevin,

Let me welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find being a member of this group to be an interesting, as well as exciting, experience. Have fun and enjoy.

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

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#7 posted 1835 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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#8 posted 1834 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 1834 days ago

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#10 posted 1834 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s…the best site to enhance your woodworking skills and knowledge.

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#11 posted 1830 days ago

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

-- Custom furniture

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#12 posted 1808 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#13 posted 1657 days ago

A belated Welcome. Where do you get your lumber? I find it hard to find nice boards here in Fl.

-- Bob Egbert AKA Sandhill

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#14 posted 1477 days ago

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

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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