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Location: Westport, CT
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Married 38 years, 2 Grown "Kids" (men, now but still kids to me ), 2 grandkids, I live in Westport, CT in a beautiful setting about 200 yds from LI Sound. You can hear the water, wind and gulls.

I enjoy sailing, golf, snow skiing and am now trying to become a wood worker. We are avid travelers and I consider myself an accomplished photographer, primarily wildlife photography. I have photographed everything from bears in Alaska to hippos in Africa.

I have enjoyed woodworking over the years as a hobby. Now semi-retired I am looking to try and develop real skills, eventually would love to build a small sail boat. Although building a large sail boat would be a dream, I own one though I did not build it, guess I would find more enjoyment in crusing in a boat I built - but much more security in a boat built by others. Open water is not a time to find out you used the wrong joinery technique!

Semi-retired, I am still a partner in a business that provides management consulting and sales management training services. A partner and I developed this company 35 years ago and as the story goes, we never looked back. Not sure where all the years went, it seemed like only yesterday, well maybe a few yesterdays. You know you are getting old when your top managers are as old as your children.

A friend told me of this place and how much you can learn with the experts, so here I am, once again a student in life.

I hope I can learn and maybe offer a little at the same time.

Jeff

-- Jeff T in Westport CT.

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GaryK

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#1 posted 2296 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks! Enjoy yourself.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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trifern

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#2 posted 2296 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s.

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

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Grumpy

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#3 posted 2296 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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Scott Bryan

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#4 posted 2296 days ago

Hello Jeff,

Let me welcome you to LJs. I hope that you will find this to be an interesting and rewarding aspect of your woodworking journey.

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

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HallTree

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#5 posted 2296 days ago

Welcome Jeff. You have found the right place for woodworking. A great group of people willing to help. Looking forward to see your projects and comments. Have fun and work safe in the shop and use pushsticks.

-- "Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life" Solomon

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Karson

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#6 posted 2296 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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Paul D

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#7 posted 2296 days ago

Welcome to LJs !! Glad you have joined us !!

-- Paul D - Lawrenceville, Georgia

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brunob

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#8 posted 2296 days ago

If you like working with wood, you’re in the right place. Welcome.

-- Bruce from Central New York...now, if you'll pardon me, I have some sawdust to make.

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#9 posted 2296 days ago

Howdy! Welcome to LJ, the best woodworking community anywhere.
I am looking forward to your projects and posts.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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Max

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#10 posted 2296 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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cajunpen

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#11 posted 2291 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks. Enjoy the community.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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gjd

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#12 posted 1936 days ago

Congratulations! Within this next week you will have been a Lumber Jock for one year. Thanks for your participation.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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gjd

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#13 posted 1572 days ago

Another year has rolled by. We must be having too much fun, cause it seems like just yesterday when I congratulated you on 1 year. Congratulations on your 2nd anniversary at Lumber Jocks. Thanks for helping make LJ a great place to visit and happy anniversary!

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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