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My great grandfather was very similar to "The Woodwright's" show on PBS. All hand tools, very few appliances. He passed on before he could bring me into the fold *sadness*. I remember the smell of wood when walking into the basement, the low level lighting (single bulb), wooden hand planes, chisels, carving handles, screwdriver handles, cazillion of baby food bottles and coffee cans with nuts & bolts.
Last year after purchasing my first house with attached 22'x22' 2 car garage, i've been accumulating wood working tools (mostly power tools). Some at retail, most from Craigslist and estate auctions. I feel "at home" around wood even though i have little to no experience (cant do much in apartments or condo's).

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a1Jim

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#1 posted 11-04-2012 09:43 PM

Welcome to Ljs a world wide community were there are great people,super projects and great woodworkers.Enjoy!

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 11-04-2012 11:50 PM

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck

-- Rick

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#3 posted 11-05-2012 02:18 AM

Welcome aboard. Nice that you could join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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Max

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#4 posted 11-05-2012 04:14 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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Holbs

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#5 posted 11-07-2012 03:46 AM

thanks all. to date, LJ seemed the most… down to earth place for woodworking i’ve found.

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#6 posted 12-12-2012 09:20 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks! Enjoy your time here. May your journey here be productive and fun.

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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