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I've been a Mechanical Engineer (go Akron Zips) for 15 years now...As my career has taken me away from manufacturing, woodworking has filled the void quite nicely. Wood is much easier to machine than the metals that I worked with anyways (and the tolerances are much more forgiving :). I've been a DIY'er for the last 10 years or so, but got into woodworking early last year...so still a novice, but have had some good results since starting.

I'm always looking for tips and am always willing to share any lessons learned.

Looking forward to being part of the community,

Steve

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#1 posted 09-29-2009 03:07 PM

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#2 posted 09-29-2009 03:44 PM

Hello Grapegravy,

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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#3 posted 09-29-2009 03:48 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#4 posted 09-29-2009 06:21 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 09-29-2009 11:32 PM

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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gjd

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#6 posted 09-30-2009 01:57 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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#7 posted 09-30-2009 03:16 AM

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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#8 posted 09-30-2009 04:25 AM

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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#9 posted 09-30-2009 04:57 AM

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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Karson

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#10 posted 09-30-2009 05:04 AM

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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Grapegravy

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#11 posted 10-01-2009 04:06 AM

Thanks for the kind words everyone. I’m looking forward to wrapping up my current project (a cherry dresser) so that I can post the pics and also post some of my lessons learned for others….

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#12 posted 10-01-2009 09:19 AM

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

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#13 posted 10-01-2009 02:09 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks.

It’s a great place to hang out but very addictive :o)

-- -- Don in Ottawa, http://www.donebydon.ca

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