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253 posts in 1898 days

Location: Southern AZ
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I'm new to woodworking ( about 3 years), and have been building out my shop, an outfeed/work table on wheels, some workshop cabinets for tool bases and storage, and some jigs.

We have 2 good suppliers of Mesquite locally, and I hope to build an entry table from it. Need to create the plans, and the cut lists, but I'll get there......
As I go, I'm trying new techniques to hone my limited expertise. I have a router table now, but have already learned it's limitations. I do plan to build a router table addition for my table saw, and a few large cabinets for storage in the garage this summer. One of these days I'll try my hand at building a simple set of bookshelves, and a couple of tables for the den...........

-- -Gerry, Hereford, AZ ” A really good woodworker knows how the hide his / her mistakes.”

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#1 posted 07-12-2009 12:15 PM

“Welcome to LJ’s”……The best place to enhance your skills and knowledge.

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#2 posted 07-12-2009 01:00 PM

Hello Gerry,

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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#3 posted 07-12-2009 03:55 PM

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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#4 posted 07-12-2009 04:43 PM

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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#5 posted 07-12-2009 05:02 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#6 posted 07-12-2009 07:09 PM

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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#7 posted 07-12-2009 09:27 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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#8 posted 07-13-2009 12:42 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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#9 posted 07-13-2009 01:51 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.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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#10 posted 07-13-2009 04:28 AM

Welcome to the shop. I look forward to seeing your projects and I hope you enjoy the site. There is alot of good information available from both professionals and amateurs who are willing to share their craft. God Bless!

-- Rusty

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#11 posted 07-13-2009 06:03 AM

Welcome to Ljs were there are great people,super projects and fantastic woodworkers. Enjoy

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#12 posted 07-13-2009 07:45 PM

Welcome to Lumber Jocks

-- OC down in Costa Rica. come down and see me some time. I'll keep the light on for you too-oc@hotmail.com mail.com

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Gerry

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#13 posted 07-13-2009 09:21 PM

Hi to all and Thanks for the welcome. I’m working on a group of small projects at present, so I’ll post as I get them done. I’m currently using a home grown dust collection system, and so far it’s been working . I do know I’ll have to upgrade at some point in time, but between the Thein Baffle / collector and a 5 HP Shopvac, it seems to fill my needs for now. Clearly the issue is CFM movement and final air filtration, but as I have a pipe and waste gate system that lets me use the dust collection on one tool at a time, it’s Ok. Anyone using / tried the Oneida Dust Deputy?

-- -Gerry, Hereford, AZ ” A really good woodworker knows how the hide his / her mistakes.”

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#14 posted 07-13-2009 09:33 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks! Lots of friends with lots of talent!

I look forward to your projects and posts.

-- spanky46 -- Never enough clamps...Never enough tools...Never enough time.

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#15 posted 07-14-2009 11:27 PM

Welcome aboard !

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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