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I've been trying to learn woodworking on my own for about 3 years now. My original thinking was that I could do anything if I planned things out, used appropriate tools, and was patient. It has turned out to be more complicated than that, but I'm enjoying learning along the way.

Almost all of my woodworking education comes from trial-and-error, watching new yankee workshop (and a little of roy underhill's show), and the web.

I spend more time trying to figure out how to work around my workshop's flaws instead of just getting to work. I think I could win a $100,000 shop and I'd still do the same thing. I do love it though.

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GaryK

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#1 posted 2331 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks! Enjoy youself.

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

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Max

55956 posts in 2876 days


#2 posted 2331 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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gene

2184 posts in 2487 days


#3 posted 2331 days ago

Go Tech!
Welcome to the wonderful world of LJ’s (Enjoy) Come on in, The water’s fine, fine, fine. Happy, that you have chosen to join the family.
You can ask, show, teach, learn, and Share woodworking experiences.
There’s something here for anyone that likes working with wood.
Plus new friends
God bless

-- Gene, a Christian in Virginia

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Grumpy

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#4 posted 2331 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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Scott Bryan

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#5 posted 2331 days ago

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

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

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cajunpen

14364 posts in 2669 days


#6 posted 2331 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks. Enjoy the community.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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rikkor

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#7 posted 2331 days ago

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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Sawdustmaker

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#8 posted 2331 days ago

Welcome to Lumber Jocks, you’ll meet some really great people here and gets lots of ideas to keep you busy.

-- Brian, Virginia Beach

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PanamaJack

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#9 posted 2329 days ago

We welcome you to the one and only LumberJocks. We hope that you enjoy your stay/visit each and every time you show up on our door step. If you should need any woodworking question answered, don’t hesitate to ask. Somebody’s gonna have a good answer for you.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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Karson

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#10 posted 2327 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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ND2ELK

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#11 posted 2303 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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Paul D

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#12 posted 2302 days ago

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

-- Paul D - Lawrenceville, Georgia

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HokieMojo

2097 posts in 2331 days


#13 posted 2238 days ago

Thanks for all the welcomes!

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suliman

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#14 posted 2219 days ago

thank you for the comment

-- Suliman , Syria, jablah ,

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CARVINGLIFEdotCom

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#15 posted 2185 days ago

I’m about 25 minutes north of Wayne, but I know exactly where your talking about. Thanks for the compliment!

Tim

-- www.carvinglife.com is a new, developing resource for woodcarvers, especially those interested in chainsaw carving. Come check out videos, pictures, how to's and more!

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