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Location: Forest City IL. 61532
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I am 71 years old retired after 30 years at Caterpillar . I have been retired since 1996 .I have been woodworking for 30 years making small cabinets in form of Antique replicas mosly for the last 15 years

I get logs that are given to me and get them sawed by the Amish for 20 cents a foot and I made my own drying solar shed . I have been cutting and drying my own lumber for 16 years .

I have some pictures but I don't see how I can get them on here without going through Photo Buckett.

I had not been on there long enough was probably was the reason .

-- Gene

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replied on Craigslist posters have gone nuts..... 230 days ago
replied on Craigslist posters have gone nuts..... 257 days ago
added project Oak Antique Secretary Replica 257 days ago
replied on Change my email address 277 days ago
added project Oak Display Curio Lots of angles 481 days ago
commented on My replacement cabinet 481 days ago
commented on My new self made workbench 484 days ago
added project My workbench in my workshop in my new garage when it was new 484 days ago
added project My John Deere night stand 484 days ago
added project My replacement cabinet 484 days ago
added project My new self made workbench 484 days ago
added project Gransons Steam Train Shelf made of Oak and Walnut 485 days ago
added project Bath roomroom vanity sink base cabinet replacement 486 days ago
added project The Sewing Chest made of Maulberry and Drawer sides made of Sycamore 487 days ago
commented on Ice Box made of Cherry 487 days ago

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SnowyRiver

51451 posts in 2067 days


#1 posted 495 days ago

Welcome aboard. It’s great that you could join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 495 days ago


Welcome to Ljs a world wide community were there are great people,super projects and great woodworkers.Enjoy !

Because I often get asked questions by new members I’ve included the answers to the most( FAQ) along with my welcoming message to LJs.
You should know that posting questions or projects here (your profile page) will not get you very many responses’ just because it’s your profile page not part of a main forum. To post in a main forum read below.
Want to know how to post something?
See the drop-down box underneath my Lumberjocks in the upper right hand corner. Click on the arrow and select which type of posting you want to make (Project, Blog entry, Forum topic). This will take you to the appropriate page and you just fill in the form.
Sending Private messages(PMs) to other members
Click on the word” home” next to the profile picture of the member you want to contact ,then click on “send message”
http://lumberjocks.com/help/getting-started
Need help with posting or other questions ?
Contact:
Martin SojKa ( LJs founder)
http://lumberjocks.com/msojka
Ms DebbieP AKA Debbie Pribele (Ljs community manager)http://lumberjocks.com/MsDebbieP
Just for the record even though I have a large number of post I’m not involved with LJs management ,I’m just another member.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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surfin2

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#3 posted 495 days ago

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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cajunpen

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#4 posted 495 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks – enjoy the Community.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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SnowyRiver

51451 posts in 2067 days


#5 posted 495 days ago

Gene,

On the “Have your say” box…(this box) simply click on IMG at the top and you can load your pictures directly from your PC. Good Luck !!

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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Gene Lair

27 posts in 495 days


#6 posted 494 days ago

Appairently I did not post what I had down there last night because when I up loaded my pictures they were listed as http .amazonsxi.com or something like that maybe not the xact phrase . I clicked on it and nothing happened and put iot in a web address line and it would not show annything . So I must not have them in the right image phrase .

-- Gene

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SnowyRiver

51451 posts in 2067 days


#7 posted 494 days ago

If your pictures are JPG images/files it should work OK. I am not sure if this site takes other formats or not. I always use JPG. Also, it takes 12 to 24 hours to be approved once you sign up before you can actually post something like a picture or response to someone else’s post.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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Gene Lair

27 posts in 495 days


#8 posted 494 days ago

I was expecting the pictures imedietly and they don’t show unthil you post it.

-- Gene

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Gene Lair

27 posts in 495 days


#9 posted 493 days ago

How do I add pictures to my picture Gallery ? I don’t see anything to add pictures. Gene

-- Gene

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SnowyRiver

51451 posts in 2067 days


#10 posted 493 days ago

Go to the upper right corner of this page to “My Lumberjock.” Click on it and there will be a drop down menu. It will give you a bunch of options. For the project gallery, go to near the bottom of the menu and click on new project.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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Gene Lair

27 posts in 495 days


#11 posted 493 days ago


I have an old Singer Sewing Machine that was a pile of crap when I got it and I had to replace the top and bottom . The side end pieces are about all that is original . I would like to put it on display but this is an Antique refinish job they say it is no longer a good antique because I put a lot of new wood in to it . You could not have it in the house the way it was . This still works and I use it I have never seen another one like it . This is also a little sewing chest of drawers with the dovetails showing and the wood is Malberry with Sycamore in the drawer sides .Gene

On this page at the top it says view Gallery that I think that it for finished projects . When you click on there are no pictures and no way to add any that I can see.

-- Gene

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SnowyRiver

51451 posts in 2067 days


#12 posted 493 days ago

Nice job on the sewing cabinet. It looks great. Yes, when you click on view gallery, it will show the completed pictures that you have added to your gallery. Go to the very upper right portion of your profile screen. It says “My Lumberjocks.” It is way up on the top right corner of the screen. Click on that button and a drop down menu will show up and you can add your sewing machine cabinet as a completed project. Click on “New Project” and follow the instructions.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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Gene Lair

27 posts in 495 days


#13 posted 493 days ago

Why can’t I get these on my Gene Lair’s Woodworking Gallery
I have done everything I can think of but I can’t get them on there . Gene

-- Gene

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SnowyRiver

51451 posts in 2067 days


#14 posted 493 days ago

Gene, You might have a problem with your profile if it isnt letting you load the pictures. I would suggest sending Martin Sojka an email. He is the site administrator and he can lead you through those issues. Martin’s profile link is at the bottom of a1Jims post above.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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oakwood

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#15 posted 492 days ago

Welcome to lumber jocks. Your work is really top class. Hope to see more of it in the future.

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