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Location: Pennsylvania
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I love to work with wood. I worked for Pennsylvania House Furniture for over 25 years until it closed in 2004, as a labor, inspector, Quality Engineer, and for the last 15 years, as the Quality Control Manager. Went all over the USA teaching about repairing, and rework for them. Went to Canada, Central America and other places to do the engineering and quality work with outside vendors. Was the company trainer, training hundreds of backroom workers in furniture dealers, and our own factory people numbering over 500. After the factory was closed in 2005, I went to work for a small kitchen cabinet company, and now for a gun stock manufacturer. I taught finishing and abrasives in a college for 10 years. I am a Christian, and love to see God's secrets in wood when machining it. While I have a nice shop with enough tools, my favorite tool is the wood lathe. I have one shop smith, 3 carba-tech's, a small Grizzly, and a brand new Jet Midi 1220VS, 6 total. I guess that this is a fetish for me! It is humbling to see all the great projects on this web site, much better than mine, but I am happy with what I can do, and with what I am learning every day. I love to see the chips flying! I love to look at what others have made, have met some wonderful woodworkers here on Lumberjocks!

-- For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16

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Bureaucrat

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#1 posted 09-02-2009 01:21 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.

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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Max

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#2 posted 09-02-2009 01:35 AM

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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Innovator

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#3 posted 09-02-2009 03:05 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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#4 posted 09-02-2009 07:19 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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#5 posted 09-02-2009 10:01 AM

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

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#6 posted 09-02-2009 11:17 AM

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#7 posted 09-02-2009 02:41 PM

Hello Hacksaw007,

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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#8 posted 09-02-2009 11:29 PM

Mike:
Welcome to Lumberjocks. I can see that you have already made friends.

Bob

-- Bob Clark, Tool Collector and Sawdust Maker

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#9 posted 09-03-2009 04:00 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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Grumpy

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#10 posted 09-03-2009 05:52 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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#11 posted 09-03-2009 10:28 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 soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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#12 posted 09-09-2009 02:13 AM

Welcome to LJs. Great place hope you enjoy yourself!

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jcsterling

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#13 posted 10-11-2009 03:36 AM

You must be from my local area. I’m at the far western end of union county.

-- John , Central PA , www.jcsterling.com on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/JC-Sterling-fine-furniture/104430802928776

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racey13

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#14 posted 01-31-2010 03:54 PM

Hey Mike thanks again for your assistance yesterday. I purchased the Grizzly Model Go657; the one we were lookng at first. Love your turkey burel. I too would love to see the VW sized one!

I too am a follower of Jesus he is my Lord and Savior!

-- racey13

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Bureaucrat

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#15 posted 08-29-2010 03:40 AM

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

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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