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Location: Depoe Bay, Oregon
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I am a hobbyist woodworker who has played around with woodworking for many years but never got too serious about it. Now that I have retired, I am spending more time at this, buying more tools and constantly learning. I am beginning to move past the stage of not being able to clearly distinguish my butt from a hole in the ground to basic competency.

What I love about woodworking is the ability to meld my right brain and left brain functions into a product that is logically developed, functional, creatively shaped (product and/or process) and aesthetically pleasing. After a professional career that seldom yielded tangible, visible rewards, I am finding woodworking to be incredibly satisfying. Like anything, I find moments of frustration. On the other hand, the pleasure of the product causes me, at times, to covertly stare at the results in a way that would publicly be embarrassing. Sort of a closet glee. Woodworking helps to make my life good.

I really appreciate this forum and look forward to years of participation.

¡Que le vaya bien!

-- Todos los dias aprendemos algo nuevo.

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Karson

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#1 posted 1864 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 karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Scott Bryan

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#2 posted 1864 days ago

Hello Geedubs,

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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SnowyRiver

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#3 posted 1864 days ago

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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Max

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#4 posted 1864 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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ND2ELK

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#5 posted 1864 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
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Geedubs

143 posts in 1864 days


#6 posted 1864 days ago

Thanks for all the welcomes. I look forward to increasing my knowledge with the help of all of your collective experiences. I am already beginning to understand the addictive element….

-- Todos los dias aprendemos algo nuevo.

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gjd

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#7 posted 1864 days ago

Welcome to Lumber Jocks! Have fun and share the knowledge.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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Grumpy

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#8 posted 1864 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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cabinetmaster

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#9 posted 1864 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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a1Jim

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#10 posted 1863 days ago

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

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Innovator

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#11 posted 1862 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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Beginningwoodworker

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#12 posted 1848 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks, I hope you enjoy your stay here.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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gjd

18326 posts in 2287 days


#13 posted 1505 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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Geedubs

143 posts in 1864 days


#14 posted 1505 days ago

Thanks Bureaucrat.

-- Todos los dias aprendemos algo nuevo.

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