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Location: Central Illinois
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WayneC

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#1 posted 2489 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks John. Hope you will grace us with a few projects and your thoughts. Enjoy the community.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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Max

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#2 posted 2489 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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Karson

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#3 posted 2489 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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John Gray

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#4 posted 2489 days ago

Thanks for the welcome everybody.
John Gray

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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Greg Mitchell

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#5 posted 2489 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- Greg Mitchell--Lowell, AR--gdamitchell@sbcglobal.net

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oscorner

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#6 posted 2487 days ago

Welcome to our woodworking community. Please, show us your work.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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John Gray

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#7 posted 2487 days ago

Oscorner – I’m just getting my shop set up and have only built a few birdhouses so far. I have the lumber and other parts to build a cherry library table and a full size router cabinet, I’ll send some pictures pretty soon. My shop power tools are: Ridgid (10” table saw; belt/spindle sander; planer), Bosch (10” sliding miter saw; oscillating sander; routers) , Grizzly (floor drill press; 6” jointer; ceiling hanging air filter), Craftsman lathe, General floor band saw, plus the hand and power tools associated with a wood shop.

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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brunob

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#8 posted 2487 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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PanamaJack

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#9 posted 2486 days ago

We welcome you to the one and only LumberJocks. We hope that you enjoy your stay/visit each and every time you show up on our door step. If you should need any woodworking question answered, don’t hesitate to ask. Somebody’s gonna have a good answer for you.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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Branden

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#10 posted 2485 days ago

Welcome! Is that your dog? Our dog has become the center piece of the shop and inspiration for our company name. Looking forward to talking shop with you!

-- Branden - Sacramento, California - www.ShopDogUSA.com

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John Gray

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#11 posted 2485 days ago

Branden that’s Copper the Wonder Beagle guardian of the premises and chaser of squirrels and she’s considered a member of the family.

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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brad

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#12 posted 2474 days ago

Molly is a mineature Doxie, she is also a member of the family and at times the ruler of the castle. She like rabbits better, squirrels seem to confuse her.

-- Brad,--"The way to eat an eliphant is one bite at a time"

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Gene

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#13 posted 2198 days ago

Hey, I actually use a foam stamp for the alphabet blocks. I think I got them at Wal-mart. The trick is use a paint brush and put a thin layer on the stamp, then stamp it. Cheap craft paint works pretty good because the finish you put on them will protect the paint anyways. Also it doesn’t bleed into the wood. I have tried many different ways of making that process faster but the results are always sloppy or just not very good. If you decide to make them and find another way that works good, please let me know. Thanks for the complement and talk to you later.

-- --Gene Plumley--

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woodworm

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#14 posted 2100 days ago

Hi John,
After I have another look at my box joint cutting jig, I realised that I made an error in my explanation on the indexing pins carriers. The locking both carriers to the fence should be the two knobs, while the wing nut is the locking/unlocking of both carriers to each other.

I’m sorry for the mistake I made.

Have a nice day.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Dan'um Style

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#15 posted 1891 days ago

you are invited to the dog blog >grinz< http://lumberjocks.com/topics/7310

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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