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48 posts in 2004 days

Location: Decatur
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After trying to come up with a hobby to try and occupy some time, I decided to try woodworking. My experience as a machinist over the last decade gave me some insight on how to accomplish a few tasks. I like building stuff with my hands, and woodworking seemed logical. I am still very much considered an amateur, but I can live with that.
I have a basic shop minimalistic shop set up now in my basement. Since I have it in my basement, and no dust collection system worth mentioning, ( a small 3 gallon shop-vac) I have been keeping dust and noise to a minimum in order to keep safe. Naturally, I don't do any staining or painting in the basement, that is reserved for better weather. I have goals of turning my garage into a more permanent setup, but right now it lacks sufficient power and weather resistance.

-- What do you mean it's square? How did that happen?

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commented on My Shop #1: Table Saw 1750 days ago
commented on Table saw, etc. gauge 1750 days ago
added blog entry Walnut 1761 days ago
commented on New toys. 1774 days ago
commented on waxing the table 1795 days ago
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replied on Sigh...... 1801 days ago
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replied on how to make the most out of a jointer. 1805 days ago
started topic wood samples 1805 days ago
replied on Raised Panel Router Bit Set 1810 days ago
replied on Essential equipment for a basic shop? 1810 days ago

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woodworm

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#1 posted 2004 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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HallTree

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#2 posted 2004 days ago

Welcome Josh. You have found the right place for woodworking. A great group of people willing to help. Looking forward to see your projects and comments. Work safe in the shop and don’t forget to use pushsticks.

-- "Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life" Solomon

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Max

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#3 posted 2004 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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Grumpy

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#4 posted 2004 days ago

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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Scott Bryan

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#5 posted 2004 days ago

Hello Josh,

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

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

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Todd Thomas

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#6 posted 2004 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks….It 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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Karson

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#7 posted 2004 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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trifern

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#8 posted 2004 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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rikkor

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#9 posted 2003 days ago

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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JoshO

48 posts in 2004 days


#10 posted 2002 days ago

Thanks Everybody. I have been watching the site for a few weeks and I thought it would be worth getting involved in

-- What do you mean it's square? How did that happen?

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motthunter

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#11 posted 2001 days ago

Welcome to the best woodworkers site. Enjoy your time here.

-- making sawdust....

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gjd

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#12 posted 1642 days ago

Congratulations on your upcoming anniversary as a Lumber Jock! I look forward to more of your posts.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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