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Location: Rural East Texas
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I am a disabled vet forced into early "retirement" by said disability. I have done a lot of things over the years but, I usually was working with my hands. My last 15 years of employment was as a machinist. Still, I have always liked working with wood. I also dabble in carving and making canes and such things. Having a barn to work in we have been gradually adding a machine here and a tool there. Well, we finally decided to chuck it all and 'build' a shop. Should have it 'finished' any day. That will satisfy my need to work with my hands as well as I can, teach my sons valuable skills and maybe make a buck or two here and there along the way.
I also am old fashioned and like hand tools too. I not only have hand saws, draw knives, brace and bits and such like, I hope for us to build and use some things like a treadle lathe. I do like to know how to make do w/out the wonder of modern technology. A hurricane left us w/out electricity for a couple weeks a few years back. It caused us very little inconvenience. Of course, living in the country sure helps!

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commented on updated picnic table 05-12-2017 10:05 PM
commented on Tína / Chicken box 05-12-2017 09:37 PM
replied on CNC how to learn cnc woodworking 05-09-2017 06:42 AM
added project updated picnic table 05-08-2017 12:26 PM
replied on Need some wiring help on band saw 04-20-2016 08:33 PM
replied on Need some wiring help on band saw 04-20-2016 07:01 PM
started topic Need some wiring help on band saw 04-20-2016 05:58 PM
commented on Jim55's Workshop 03-15-2015 08:52 AM
replied on what is this anyway??? 03-14-2015 10:58 PM
started topic what is this anyway??? 03-14-2015 02:33 PM
commented on Advanced chicken feeder 03-11-2015 07:07 AM
commented on Advanced chicken feeder 03-10-2015 06:19 PM
added project Advanced chicken feeder 03-10-2015 06:04 PM
commented on $200 Roubo split top bench 09-07-2014 03:15 PM
commented on Boot jack 09-07-2014 03:10 PM

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a1Jim

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#1 posted 09-28-2012 09:11 PM

Welcome to Ljs a world wide community were there are great people,super projects and great woodworkers.Enjoy!

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 09-28-2012 10:16 PM

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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Max

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#3 posted 09-28-2012 11:22 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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#4 posted 09-29-2012 12:39 AM

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#5 posted 10-06-2012 08:43 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks were the People and Projects are Amazing. Good Luck!

-- ~ Bob ~ Newton, N.H.

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#6 posted 11-04-2012 04:19 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks. We are glad to have you on board. This is a great group of people.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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