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215 posts in 1991 days

Location: Johnson Creek, WI
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My Dad was a carpenter and I did work with him a few days, but didn't really have an interest in home building. However, I did have an interest in building other things with wood. Most of my work was pretty crude, made of 2x4's (ironically) and the like. Later, I made some furniture pieces but they always had shortcomings. I think I lacked the time, patience and knowledge to "get it right."

Now that I'm retired I have become much more serious in my woodworking and I have learned one important lesson:

You need to think about your next move before you proceed with the current one. A mistake now will only compound going forward.

-- Jerry, Johnson Creek, WI "If it was meant to be different it would be."

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scrollsaw

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#1 posted 05-11-2013 05:05 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks.

-- Todd

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JerryinCreek

215 posts in 1991 days


#2 posted 05-11-2013 05:31 PM

Thank you very much Todd. Looking forward to using this as a learning site.

-- Jerry, Johnson Creek, WI "If it was meant to be different it would be."

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a1Jim

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#3 posted 05-11-2013 05:32 PM

Welcome to Ljs a world wide community were there are great people,super projects and great woodworkers.Enjoy !
Because I often get asked questions by new members I’ve included the answers to the most( FAQ) along with my welcoming message to LJs.
You should know that posting questions or projects here (your profile page) will not get you very many responses’ just because it’s your profile page not part of a main forum. To post in a main forum read below.
Want to know how to post something?
See the drop-down box underneath my Lumberjocks in the upper right hand corner. Click on the arrow and select which type of posting you want to make (Project, Blog entry, Forum topic). This will take you to the appropriate page and you just fill in the form.
Sending Private messages(PMs) to other members
Click on the word” home” next to the profile picture of the member you want to contact ,then click on “send message”
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Need help with posting or other questions ?
Contact:
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Ms DebbieP AKA Debbie Pribele (Ljs community manager)http://lumberjocks.com/MsDebbieP
Just for the record even though I have a large number of post I’m not involved with LJs management ,I’m just another member.

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JerryinCreek

215 posts in 1991 days


#4 posted 05-11-2013 05:34 PM

You read my mind Jim, Thanks!

-- Jerry, Johnson Creek, WI "If it was meant to be different it would be."

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cajunpen

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#5 posted 05-12-2013 12:11 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks – enjoy the Community.

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

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surfin2

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#6 posted 05-12-2013 01:24 AM

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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SnowyRiver

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#7 posted 05-13-2013 02:39 PM

Welcome aboard. It’s great that you could join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#8 posted 03-14-2017 01:46 PM

Jerry, all of your projects look very nice. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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Joe

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#9 posted 03-17-2018 08:08 PM

Jerry, I have thoroughly enjoyed looking at your outstanding projects. You seem to be very humble about your ability, but let me say your the best craftsmen/artist on Lumberjocks. You are a true all around master woodworker. There doesn’t seem to be any thing you can’t design and do a beautiful job of building. Thank you so much for sharing and inspiring to likes of me.

-- CurleyJoe, "You only learn from your mistakes"

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