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I am a structural design engineer in my mid 30s. I have been working with wood on and off ever since I can remember. My parents were always doing something around the house and when I was old enough to use tools they realized that I was cheap labor. My mom used to watch "This Old House", so I instantly became a fan of Norm's and have been for over 20 years now.

I have made a few pieces of furniture which were very successful but I have stayed away from any real fun projects and I have limited myself to pine because I felt that I didn't have the precision I wanted due to a lack of a table saw. Also because the last real project I did was an entertainment center that I built on my kitchen table in a 1 bedroom apartment. Needless to say that is the last time I use a belt sander to flatten a glued up panel indoors.

That all changed over the 2009 holidays when I picked up a used table saw on craigslist and caught the bug to start building again. It also helps that I now live in a place with a 2 car garage and live with a wonderful woman to loves it when I build furniture.

-- Good Judgement Comes From Experience. Experience Comes From Bad Judgement.

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commented on Slow Down - Jointer Setup 803 days ago
commented on Workbench #13: Leg Assemblies Complete 806 days ago
commented on Workbench #13: Leg Assemblies Complete 807 days ago
added blog entry Workbench #13: Leg Assemblies Complete 808 days ago
commented on Workbench #12: Laminating the Top 809 days ago
added blog entry Workbench #12: Laminating the Top 809 days ago
added blog entry Workbench #11: Moving right along... finally. 842 days ago
commented on Workbench #9: Roubo needs some legs 1013 days ago
commented on Learning to cut through dovetails and tenons 1132 days ago
added blog entry Learning to cut through dovetails and tenons 1132 days ago
commented on Workbench #10: Custom brass dowel nuts for my bench bolts 1139 days ago
commented on Workbench #10: Custom brass dowel nuts for my bench bolts 1140 days ago
added blog entry Workbench #10: Custom brass dowel nuts for my bench bolts 1140 days ago
added blog entry Workbench #9: Roubo needs some legs 1141 days ago
commented on Use The Force Luke 1142 days ago

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woodworm

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#1 posted 1551 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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SnowyRiver

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#2 posted 1551 days ago

Welcome aboard. Nice to have you join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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Scott Bryan

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#3 posted 1551 days ago

HungryTermite,

Let me welcome you to LJs. I am sure that you will find being a member of this group to be an interesting, as well as exciting, experience. Have fun and enjoy.

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

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a1Jim

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#4 posted 1551 days ago

Welcome to LJs a place were there are great people,super projects and outstanding woodworkers.Enjoy

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Max

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#5 posted 1551 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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Eagle1

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#6 posted 1550 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks..

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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Splinterman

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#7 posted 1549 days ago

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

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

11628 posts in 1658 days


#8 posted 1544 days ago

Hi there,
I too am somewhat new to LumberJocks and would like to welcome you to the site. The folks here are great and the projects will absolutely blow your mind. There are some very talented people out there…
Sit back, enjoy the ride and be careful, this site is extremely addictive…
Welcome to LJ
Wisty

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

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Karson

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#9 posted 1540 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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