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Location: Changsha, China

I've been teaching English in China since 1991. Got married to a beautiful Chinese woman in 1999 and we currently reside in Changsha of Hunan Province.
Over the past 10 years woodworking here has been a rewarding and sometimes frustrating endeavor. You know--needing such and such a tool, but it exists only on the other side of the planet. Postage is a killer. Improvise.
Eventually hope to get some photos of things I've made onto LJs. Would also like to get photos of Asian woodworking posted as well.
I am not computer savvy so it will be a while.
Have really admired the high skills work on display at LJs.

-- Jay in Changsha

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#1 posted 1141 days ago

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#2 posted 1141 days ago

Welcome to LJ. Cant wait to see some posts of your work as well as details about Chinese Woodworking and their tools!

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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#3 posted 1141 days ago

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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#4 posted 1141 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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#5 posted 1141 days ago

Welcome Jay. 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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#6 posted 1141 days ago

“WELCOME to LJ’s.”

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