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Location: Prairieville, LA

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#1 posted 2493 days ago

Let me be among the first to welcome you to LJ’s
God bless

-- Gene, a Christian in Virginia

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#2 posted 2493 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks. Enjoy the community.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#3 posted 2493 days ago

Hello Everyone, Well, I have to be honest and let you know that I am new at this. Even though I have dabbled in some sort of woodworking over the years, I have never really tried to hone my skills. Then, last year I became sick, and to make a long story shorter, was diagnosed with PTSD and have been recovering since. Now, don’t feel sorry for me. Even though some doors closed, God is good and opened some windows. I don’t have a shop per say, but have to work under my carport. I am still trying to gear up my tool selection right now. I have several things I would like to build and as soon as I get some pics I will post them. Anyway, I look forward to learning and hearing from everyone. Bye now.
P.S.- Thank you for the warm welcome, Gene in Virginia.


-- JCRug, Prairieville, Louisiana

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#4 posted 2493 days ago

We are all in a learning state of mind here. We learn from each other.

By the way: Welcome to the one and only LumberJocks.

I know all about being sick…Had a kidney transplant four years ago.

If you should need any woodworking question answered, don’t hesitate to ask. Somebody’s gonna have a good answer for you.

God Speed.

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

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#5 posted 2493 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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#6 posted 2492 days ago

Hello and Welcome!

-- Branden - Sacramento, California -

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#7 posted 2492 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 †

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#8 posted 2492 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks!

-- Greg Mitchell--Lowell,

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#9 posted 2484 days ago

Welcome to Lumber Jocks. it’s good to have another Louisiana woodworker on the Forum. As for being a beginner – most of us are beginners, some just further along than others – of course we also have our share of Master Craftsmen & ladies on the site as well. This provides a wealth of information for us.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#10 posted 2483 days ago

Welcome to LJ!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#11 posted 1768 days ago

Congratulations on your upcoming 2 year anniversary being a Lumber Jock. Thanks for your posts and participation.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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