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22 posts in 2119 days

Location: Calgary, Canada
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I'm trying to spend more time building, and more specifically finishing. I did a few shop classes in junior high school and built a few things. My dad always built things around the house growing up and so I began to appreciate what he did. His patience and precision have always amazed me, and I hope I can share those qualities some day. The only power operated tool he really uses is a table saw.

The last few years have seen me build a lot of rough things - storage areas at work, a new garage for my dad, working on the basement at a friends house, fences, retaining walls, a nice cedar deck. I'd like to get back to projects with more finesse, with more detail, and that you can have more satisfaction in making. I foresee a lathe in my future as well.....

So I spent two months reading this site almost daily before signing up, slowly inspiring myself to start building again. It's provided a lot of knowledge and inspiration to get back into the shop. I've already got several ideas lined up, and am looking for help. I like to push my boundaries and try something new, so I'll be looking to you LumberJocks!

-- Heyz, in the cold winterland of Canada

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trifern

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#1 posted 2119 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 2119 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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Scott Bryan

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#3 posted 2119 days ago

Hello Heyz,

Welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find this to be a rewarding and informational part of your woodworking journey.

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

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Texasgaloot

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#4 posted 2118 days ago

Hey Heyz—

Glad to have you amongst us! Welcome!

-- There's no tool like an old tool...

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ND2ELK

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#5 posted 2118 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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Grumpy

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#6 posted 2118 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks Heyz. 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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rikkor

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#7 posted 2118 days ago

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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Bigdogs117

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#8 posted 2117 days ago

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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Heyz

22 posts in 2119 days


#9 posted 2114 days ago

Thanks for the warm welcome everyone, I’m loving this place already!

-- Heyz, in the cold winterland of Canada

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toyguy

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#10 posted 2106 days ago

welcome to LJ’s my fellow canuck…... Just what this place needs, somemore toy makers.. LOL

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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Karson

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#11 posted 2063 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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gjd

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#12 posted 1754 days ago

Congratulations on your upcoming anniversary as a Lumber Jock! I look forward to more of your posts.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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