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255 posts in 1934 days

Location: Bear, Delaware

A good deal of the tools I own are older than I. (02/59) Some are quite a bit older. Every cast iron table, the columns for the DP and the lathe were rusted enough to make a grown man cry. I have taken many long hours to restore the usefulness to all of the major machines. There's always another hand plane or chisel waiting for me when I decide it's time for another. I still haven't gotten around to my lathe yet, as far as gettin' her to go. But, I have at least stopped the bleeding and gave her a good coat of T-9.
My shop is/was a down and dirty throw together, a situation that has many drawbacks. New fixtures and especially jigs are a must at this point. My new found inspiration to get off my butt is right here among these pages.

-- "The greatest pleasure in life is doing what others say you cannot do."-Walter Bagehot

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#1 posted 01-06-2012 03:01 AM

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#2 posted 01-06-2012 03:31 AM

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

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 01-06-2012 04:04 AM

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 01-06-2012 04:52 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks – you could not find a better bunch of woodworkers anywhere on the planet!

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#5 posted 01-06-2012 04:55 AM

Welcome to LJs!!

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#6 posted 01-06-2012 03:58 PM

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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#7 posted 01-22-2012 11:52 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks!

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#8 posted 01-23-2012 12:45 AM

Thank you all for your warm welcome

-- "The greatest pleasure in life is doing what others say you cannot do."-Walter Bagehot

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#9 posted 01-29-2012 05:42 PM

look forward to seein more o your projects, etc. work/play safe. keep makin dust. welcome to LJ’s. you’ll have a blast with a bunch o fine, fun talented folks, guyz & galz

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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