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Location: Plainville, CT

I've had a devleoping interest in woodworking for a number of years, and have finally started taking steps to turn it into a hobby. I work with computers in my daily life, and I'm finding woodworking to be the complete antithesis of computer work - artistic, organic, and it demands that you slow down and take your time.

I found LumberJocks through Marc Spagnuolo's (aka "The Wood Whisperer") podcast. If you haven't given it a look, I highly suggest that you check it out.

My long-term goal is to get into the construction of musical instruments such as hammered dulcimers and psalterys. However, I am really just taking the first steps down that road.

-- Jeff Kochosky, Professional Novice Woodworker...

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#1 posted 2164 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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#2 posted 2164 days ago

Hello Jeff,

Welcome to LJs. I hope that you will find this to be a rewarding and enjoyable aspect of your woodworking journey.

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

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#3 posted 2164 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#4 posted 2164 days ago

Welcome Jeff, one thing to remember…there are no dumb questions in woodworking. There is alot of years of woodworking experience here. There is nothing we can’t handle

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#5 posted 2164 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 2164 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

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#7 posted 2164 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks! It’s a great place with great people, and, oh yeah, there’s the woodworking! Have fun and play safe! :)

-- I'm a wood magician... I can turn fine lumber into firewood before your very eyes! - Please visit and sign up for my project updates!

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#8 posted 2164 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks Jeff. This is a great community of people with like interests.There is much to learn here & you will have the opportunity to share your skills & ideas with others. I hope you enjoy LJ’s as much as I do.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#9 posted 2163 days ago

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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#10 posted 2163 days ago

Welcome to lumberjocks. I hope you take advantage of all the possibilities LJ’s offers.

-- Kip Northern Illinois ( If you don't know where your goin any road will take you there) George Harrison

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#11 posted 2162 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks. Great blog by the way.


-- Woody, UK

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#12 posted 2097 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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