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Location: Port Angeles, Washington

Hi all. I’m a semi-retired National Park Service Maintenance employee. I do work 3, 4 hour days a week as a clerk in a large hardware store in Port Angeles, Washington. I do love this job. Helping people solve plumbing, electrical, DIY, Painting, and on and on, problems is a real hoot. I work with a great staff and surrounded by every new and neat tool you can think of. What could be better?
I have been working with wood and carpenter projects for several years. I have been collecting the main woodworking equipment for the last 10 years or so. Now it’s time to build a shop, so I can move ‘ALL MY STUFF’ out of my cold, damp, dark and low ceiling basement. I have submitted a building permit to the City of Port Angeles for a 24’X24’ Garage (actually a shop). My intent is to document the building of this shop with pictures and commentary. I’m building the shop myself with help from friends.

As for projects, I have a guitar, violin and a mountain dulcimer under construction as I type this. I have not touched any project for sometime now. I’ve got to complete these projects someday. I have made projects such as: Gun Rack (for my son), Collectible spoon display rack (for daughter-in-law), swing cradle and high chair (grandson), a wine bottle rack, a telephone table with drawer, and several other pieces of furniture (for my wife).

My pride and joy project is the guitar I built while living and working in Denali National Park, Alaska. Please see my Buddy Icon, and Project titled ‘Little Red Neck.’

I have really enjoyed visiting the Lumberjocks site, and seeing everyone’s projects and workshops. Keep up the good work.


-- Hersh from Port Angeles, WA - Gotta Complete That Project!

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#1 posted 2347 days ago

Hello Hersh,

Let me welcome you to LJs. I hope that you will find this to be an exciting and rewarding part of your woodworking adventure.

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

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#2 posted 2346 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks! Enjoy yourself.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#3 posted 2346 days ago

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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#4 posted 2346 days ago

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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#5 posted 2346 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks. Enjoy the community.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#6 posted 2346 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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Thos. Angle

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#7 posted 2345 days ago

Welcome to Lumber Jocks. this is the place.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#8 posted 2340 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 †

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#9 posted 2340 days ago

If you like working with wood, you’re in the right place. Welcome.

-- Bruce from Central New, if you'll pardon me, I have some sawdust to make.

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#10 posted 2313 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

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Paul D

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#11 posted 2313 days ago

Welcome to LJs !! Glad you have joined us !!

-- Paul D - Lawrenceville, Georgia

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#12 posted 1984 days ago

Congratulations! This coming week you will have been a Lumber Jock for 1 year! Thanks for your participation.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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#13 posted 1622 days ago

Another year has rolled by. We must be having too much fun, cause it seems like just yesterday when I congratulated you on 1 year.
And now it’s time for: Congratulations on your 2nd anniversary at Lumber Jocks. Thanks for helping make LJ a great place to visit and happy anniversary!

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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#14 posted 1613 days ago

Hi there,
Congratulations on your second anniversary of being part of the LumberJock community… something to be very proud of…
I look forward to the day when I reach that milestone…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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