LumberJocks

Holbs

  • Advertise with us
View Holbs's:homeworkshopprojects (15)blog (86)reviews (10)forum topics (142)buddies (2)favorites (305)activity logWatch

1217 posts in 1300 days

Location: reno, nv
Website:

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).

-- Yes, my profile picture is of a Carpenter Bee! The name is derived from the Ancient Greek "wood-cutter"

Latest Activity | view all »

replied on An honest discussion about workbenches. 05-26-2016 09:25 PM
commented on Thien Separator Tophat for 55 Gallon Drum 05-22-2016 02:03 PM
replied on Tool help? 05-22-2016 01:55 PM
commented on Pour Man's Thickness Sander 05-18-2016 10:57 PM
commented on Triple BDU-33 Bomb Trophy 05-17-2016 02:58 AM
commented on Diy Cat House 05-17-2016 02:51 AM
started topic Looking for articles or published books about medium - large capacity hand tool cabinet construction 05-12-2016 12:59 AM
replied on NEED a Drill Press(6)? $10+ Auction in S.F., CA 05-12-2016 12:12 AM
replied on Another dust collection pipe question 05-05-2016 01:58 PM
replied on Is Bosch relishing their reaxxx saw 05-05-2016 02:56 AM
replied on Auction item/price that makes you look like you are unsure if you have checkmate 05-03-2016 12:40 AM
started topic Auction item/price that makes you look like you are unsure if you have checkmate 05-02-2016 12:39 AM
replied on Dust Collector Issue 04-26-2016 01:34 PM
commented on Utilitarian Parallel Clamp Rack 04-25-2016 11:56 PM
commented on Utilitarian Parallel Clamp Rack 04-25-2016 01:25 PM

Latest Projects | view all 15 »

Latest Blog Entries | view all 86 »

Workshop | view details »


Grab widget

6 comments so far

View a1Jim's profile

a1Jim

114791 posts in 2848 days


#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

View surfin2's profile

surfin2

51276 posts in 2406 days


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

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck

-- Rick

View SnowyRiver's profile

SnowyRiver

51452 posts in 2751 days


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

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

View Max's profile

Max

55993 posts in 3544 days


#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

View Holbs's profile

Holbs

1217 posts in 1300 days


#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.

-- Yes, my profile picture is of a Carpenter Bee! The name is derived from the Ancient Greek "wood-cutter"

View HorizontalMike's profile

HorizontalMike

6996 posts in 2184 days


#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..."

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com