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Location: Newark, DE
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I got into woodworking in 2007. I was looking for a hobby that allowed me to create things. My grandfather was general contractor/carpenter and I remember marveling at all of the "toys" in his basement when I was a child. I am still very much a novice woodworker. At this point I have either inherited my tools, or bought relatively cheap tools (my wife won't let me spend to get nice tools until she is convinced that I can make nice things).

When I joined this site I didn't realize how international it is, so I guess I should clarify my username. "DE" ist nicht Deutschland, aber Delaware.

-- A bad craftsmen blames his cheap #$%ing tools

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commented on Round Spurtle with Celtic Loops 09-28-2014 03:26 PM
commented on Lathe Practice 09-26-2014 01:42 PM
commented on Small butcher block for Chelsea and Matt 09-26-2014 03:20 AM
added project Small butcher block for Chelsea and Matt 09-25-2014 10:09 PM
commented on Kid's first turning project 09-14-2014 03:18 AM
added project Kid's first turning project 09-13-2014 04:45 PM
commented on my three latest ringmaster projects (none are turned on a lathe) 09-11-2014 01:37 PM
commented on MANLY END-GRAIN SLAB-HUNK CUTTING BOARD 09-11-2014 01:25 PM
commented on End Grain cutting board 09-04-2014 12:24 PM
commented on Homemade Air Cleaner 08-27-2014 02:11 PM
commented on End Grain Cutting Board 08-04-2014 01:35 PM
commented on Cutting Boards 07-29-2014 01:14 PM
commented on Custommade hunting knife 07-29-2014 12:49 PM
commented on Big Block End-Grain Butcher Block 07-29-2014 01:46 AM
added project Big Block End-Grain Butcher Block 07-28-2014 07:31 PM

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Max

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#1 posted 04-20-2009 11:06 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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Todd Thomas

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#2 posted 04-21-2009 12:41 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks….This will be a great resource for you and your projects. There are a bunch of great people here willing to help……have fun….Looking forward to your projects and posts….. WARNING: Visiting LumberJocks has proven to be addictive.

-- Todd, Oak Ridge, TN, Hello my name is Todd and I'm a Toolholic, I bought my last tool 10 days, no 4 days, oh heck I bought a tool on the way here! †

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cabinetmaster

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#3 posted 04-21-2009 01:15 AM

Welcome to LJ’s. We are here to help you with your woodworking endeavors. Feel free to ask for advise. But Be aware…this site can be very addictive…………..LOL

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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Karson

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#4 posted 04-21-2009 01:27 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 karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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gjd

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#5 posted 04-21-2009 01:51 AM

Welcome to Lumber Jocks! This is a great place to get – or give – advice about woodworking on the forums and the project posts are a wonderful source of new ideas. I love this site, I hope you will enjoy it too.

Look forward to seeing your projects and posts.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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Scott Bryan

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#6 posted 04-21-2009 04:20 AM

Hello Joe,

Let me welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find being a member of this group to be both a rewarding and an inspirational part of your woodworking adventure.

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

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Grumpy

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#7 posted 04-21-2009 05:18 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks . 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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woodworm

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#8 posted 04-21-2009 03:50 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#9 posted 04-21-2009 07:57 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks – The best woodworking community anywhere!
I look forward to seeing your posts and projects.

Share the Love ~ Share the Knowledge

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

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ND2ELK

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#10 posted 04-22-2009 08:43 AM

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
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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gunsmith

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#11 posted 04-25-2009 10:14 PM

Welcome to the Jocks. I look forward to seeing your projects.

-- Bernie Stemplinger

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JB

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#12 posted 03-19-2010 05:07 PM

Hey Joe, I also restored a #3. It was more of just a clean up job and I bought a Hock blade for it too. I think the #3 is the best plane for me due to my limited experience tuning these things. I found the smaller the plane the easier they are to get right. The #3 is a good balance of easy to tune and big enough to get something done.

-- JB

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gjd

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#13 posted 04-17-2010 04:48 AM

Imagine that! A year has gone by since you became a Lumber Jock. Congratulations on your anniversary! I look forward to your posts.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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RogerM

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#14 posted 12-15-2011 03:55 PM

Joe – Thanks for the nice compliment on the knife block. Keep cutting, keep building, and be safe!!!! Roger

-- Roger M, Aiken, SC

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Nelbson

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#15 posted 06-17-2012 11:40 PM

Did you get the new guide on the bandsaw yet ?

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