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Location: Athens, PA
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I've been interested in woodworking for over 20 years. Most of that time has been devoted to buying, making, and restoring tools, with misc. projects hear and there. I am interested in everything so I jump around and focus on one aspect for a while and then another. I call myself a jack of all trades, master of none. I've always leaned towards hand work, even tried my hand at felling trees with an axe, and riving out boards. This is not something I recommend doing on a regular basis, unless you really want a workout, but it’s a great experience if you have the time and energy.

I'm building up my various skills (carving, turning, joinery, etc...) in the hopes of combining them into the furniture I plan to make for my house.

I love old tools and hit the local auctions and flea markets often. Probably half my tools were purchased on the cheep this way. It requires a great deal of time and effort to find and restore these gems, but I enjoy it.

I'll start getting some pictures and project info posted as time permits.

-- Herb Hall, Athens, PA

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trifern

8132 posts in 2394 days


#1 posted 2067 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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Max

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#2 posted 2067 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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Todd A. Clippinger

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#3 posted 2067 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks – The best woodworking community anywhere!
I look forward to seeing your posts and projects.

Share the Love ~ Share the Knowledge

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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Scott Bryan

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#4 posted 2067 days ago

Hello Herb,

Let me welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find this to be a rewarding and enriching part of your woodworking journey.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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Karson

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#5 posted 2067 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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HallTree

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#6 posted 2066 days ago

Welcome Herb. You have found the right place for woodworking. A great group of people willing to help. Looking forward to see your projects and comments. Work safe in the shop and don’t forget to use pushsticks.

-- "Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life" Solomon

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rikkor

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#7 posted 2066 days ago

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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Grumpy

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#8 posted 2066 days ago

Merry Christmas & welcome to Lumberjocks Herb. 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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Todd Thomas

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#9 posted 2065 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks….It will be a great resource for you and your projects. There are a bunch of great people here willing to help……have fun….Looking forward to your projects and post….. WARNING: Visiting LumberJocks has proven to be addictive

-- Todd, Oak Ridge, TN, Hello my name is Todd and I'm a Toolholic, I bought my last tool 10 days, no 4 days, oh heck I bought a tool on the way here! †

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Beginningwoodworker

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#10 posted 2062 days ago

Herb, Welcome to LumberJocks!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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ND2ELK

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#11 posted 2062 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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Callum Kendall

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#12 posted 2059 days ago

Welcome to LJs

Callum

-- For wood working podcasts with a twist check out http://thetimberkid.com/

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