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Location: South-Central Texas
Website: http://www.horizontalheavens.com

Ex-National Park Service Ranger
Ex-Middle School Science Teacher
Ex-Middle and High School Principal
Ex-Hangglider Pilot (best Flt. 14,000ft high w/O2 and 50mi.)
Current Biker (+25yr ass in the seat, NOT just from age I started))
Current Astronomer/Astro-Imager at Horizontal Heavens Observatory
*Discovered Howell-Crisp 1 Planetary Nebula
Current Amateur Woodworker

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

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SnowyRiver

51451 posts in 2078 days


#1 posted 1512 days ago

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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gjd

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#2 posted 1512 days ago

Welcome to Lumber Jocks! This is a great place to get – or give – advice about woodworking on the forums and the project posts are a wonderful source of new ideas. I look forward to seeing your projects and posts.

To get the most feedback on your projects, it’s best to only post 1 or 2 at a time. This way you will get feedback over several days and from a wide variety of members.

Please enjoy your membership.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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DAWG

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#3 posted 1512 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks I hope you enjoy this site as much as I do, I’m sure you will.

-- Luke 23: 42-43

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Max

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#4 posted 1512 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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a1Jim

111999 posts in 2175 days


#5 posted 1512 days ago

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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Splinterman

23058 posts in 1959 days


#6 posted 1511 days ago

“WELCOME to LJ’s” ….the best place to enhance your woodworking skills and knowledge.

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HallTree

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#7 posted 1510 days ago

Welcome. You have found the right place for woodworking. A great group of people willing to help. Looking forward to see your projects and comments. Work safe in the shop and don’t forget to use pushsticks.

-- "Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life" Solomon

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ND2ELK

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#8 posted 1510 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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a1Jim

111999 posts in 2175 days


#9 posted 1510 days ago

A1 Jims welcome wagon

Here is a list of links that might be helpful for new members
Posting photos http://lumberjocks.com/GaryK/blog/8899
Who to contact regarding Lumber jocks questions
Martin Sojka http://lumberjocks.com/messages/new/msojka
Getting started http://lumberjocks.com/help/getting-started
Reading and commenting http://lumberjocks.com/help/reading-commenting
Finding information http://lumberjocks.com/help/finding-information

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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HorizontalMike

6914 posts in 1512 days


#10 posted 1508 days ago

Thanks folks, this is quite the welcome party!

Been cruising the suggested links and can’t wait to get started on projects once my TS arrives (~6/25/10). Looks like my first project(s) will be building a better workbench that incorporates my 12” miter and a mobile flip top planer cart to slide under same.

Thinking about building the lower bench and cart in these plans:
http://www.workbenchmagazine.com/main/wb297-homeshop01.html

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

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

11908 posts in 1755 days


#11 posted 1491 days ago

Hi there,
Welcome to LumberJocks… I joined the site myself a few months ago and will give you fair warning, this site is VERY ADDICTIVE, VERY EDUCATIONAL, and VERY FUN…. so sit back, enjoy the ride and learn from the other LJ’s as they are a group of extremely talented people that are also very friendly…

Enjoy your time here on LJ and pass the word to any of your woodworking buddies about us…

Wisty

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

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KnickKnack

965 posts in 2164 days


#12 posted 927 days ago

You discovered a nebula!
That’s amazing, just simply amazing!

-- "Do not speak – unless it improves on silence." --- "Following the rules and protecting the regulations is binding oneself without rope."

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woodymays

106 posts in 1870 days


#13 posted 888 days ago

I noticed you must own a Harley. I have a Yamaha Royal Star 1300. Plan on doing more riding this year.

-- Behind every great man is his wife with rolling eyes.

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DLawlessHardware

14 posts in 682 days


#14 posted 668 days ago

Hey Mike! I actually tried to send you a personal message to compliment your project and thank you for the link but I was a new member and it wouldn’t let me. I didn’t realize I could just comment like this. Would you mind if we added your project to our customer projects section on dlawlesshardware.com? http://www.dlawlesshardware.com/customer-projects.html

-- D. Lawless Hardware http://www.dlawlesshardware.com

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nwbusa

1016 posts in 884 days


#15 posted 651 days ago

Hey Mike, just spent a fun hour on your site—seriously cool stuff there! Your observatory is incredible. Very inspiring, thanks for sharing it.

-- John, BC, Canada

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