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Location: Brunswick, Ohio
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Hello everyone,
I, like so many here on Lumber Jocks, started woodworking at a young age with my father. Although he was never formally trained in woodworking, he was still a craftsman in my eyes. When my son was was young (he's 40 now!), I encouraged him to help me in my woodworking projects. About 10 years ago I lost interest in the hobby and my tools started gathering dust. After having some medical problems. I thought I would not be woodworking again, so I started selling off my tools. I sold 2 table saws, a drill press, bandsaw and other things. Last year, while recuperating from major surgery, I started looking at woodworking videos on YouTube and I must say that brought life back into my woodworking desires.

The one big problem was that I had no more tools! Although I did keep my my mini lathe I had to purchase all new tools. Being on retirement. I couldn't afford tools that I wanted but I still tried to get the best bang for my buck. Hopefully I'll be able to post some of my projects here on Lumber Jocks.

-- Measure twice and cut once, after you sharpen your pencil!

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SnowyRiver

51451 posts in 2063 days


#1 posted 340 days ago

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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surfin2

51278 posts in 1718 days


#2 posted 339 days ago

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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a1Jim

111999 posts in 2160 days


#3 posted 339 days ago

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”
http://lumberjocks.com/help/getting-started
Need help with posting or other questions ?
Contact:
Martin SojKa ( LJs founder)
http://lumberjocks.com/msojka
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.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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scrollsaw

13026 posts in 2436 days


#4 posted 339 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks.

-- Todd

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Jimbo817

19 posts in 340 days


#5 posted 336 days ago

Thank you to all for the good wishes, I’m sure I’ll learn a lot and with a little luck, maybe I’ll have some good ideas or suggestions. I posted my first project, a drill press table: go check it out!

-- Measure twice and cut once, after you sharpen your pencil!

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OakHill

270 posts in 377 days


#6 posted 336 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s. I joined about several weeks ago and it is a treasure trove. A showcase of projects, reviews, a place to present questions, and much more. Explore the site you’ll come back to it every day as I do.

-- John, Illinois, http://OakHillWoodCreations.com

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Roger

13931 posts in 1387 days


#7 posted 332 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s. You’ll have a blast on here. Gr8 folks, gr8 projects, gr8 everything. Work/Play safe. Keep makin dust. Look forward to seein more o your builds.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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