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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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replied on WOODWORKING SHOWS 10-01-2008 09:13 PM
replied on Explain what 4/4 means to a newbie? 10-01-2008 09:06 PM
replied on Explain what 4/4 means to a newbie? 09-30-2008 07:11 PM
commented on Grizzly 8" jointer comparisions 09-30-2008 04:00 PM
added blog entry Adventures of a Novice Woodworker #3: Mortise? No thank you, I'm full... 09-30-2008 05:01 AM
added blog entry Adventures of a Novice Woodworker #2: Now things are getting serious... 09-27-2008 06:21 PM
added blog entry Adventures of a Novice Woodworker #1: Woodworking 101 09-25-2008 03:12 PM
commented on Cribbage Boards 09-25-2008 02:22 PM
signed up Jeff Kochosky's Profile 09-25-2008 06:36 AM

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#1 posted 09-25-2008 06:44 AM

Welcome to LJ’s

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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#2 posted 09-25-2008 12:44 PM

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 09-25-2008 02:33 PM

Welcome to LJ’s.

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

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#4 posted 09-25-2008 04:10 PM

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 09-25-2008 06:33 PM

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 09-25-2008 07:49 PM

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 09-25-2008 08:47 PM

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 09-25-2008 11:37 PM

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 09-26-2008 10:28 AM

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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#10 posted 09-26-2008 10:57 PM

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 09-27-2008 07:06 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks. Great blog by the way.


-- Woody, UK

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#12 posted 12-01-2008 04:49 AM

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 soon moving to Virginia †

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