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Woodworkers run in our family. My grandfather built 3 mast sail boats that raced in the Trans Atlantic races. My father is a gifted cabinet maker himself. My brother and I continue to improve our skills almost everyday.

One of the most influential men in my life besides my father is Mr. Bryant. He was my Advanced Woodworking teacher in high school for 3 yrs. He was not only a well known woodworker; he was very insistent on safety and knowing your surroundings while working in the shop.

The biggest thing I continue to remind my self about woodworking is patience! My personality is normally 100% full on, first one through the door.

Love all the advice and projects the fellow woodworkers have posted, I look fwd to growing and improving with all of you!
Ken Lakits.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#1 posted 09-02-2009 09:56 AM

“Welcome to LJ’s” ….the best place to enhance your woodworking skills and knowledge.

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#2 posted 09-02-2009 11:13 AM

Welcome aboard. Nice to have you join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#3 posted 09-02-2009 01:19 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#4 posted 09-02-2009 02:48 PM

Hello Ken,

Let me welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find being a member of this group to be an interesting, as well as exciting, experience. Have fun and enjoy.

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

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#5 posted 09-02-2009 05:16 PM

Welcome to Ljs a place were there are great people,super projects and outstanding woodworkers. Enjoy!

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#6 posted 09-02-2009 05:58 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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#7 posted 09-03-2009 02:27 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks. It is a GREAT place to get ideas for your projects and help when you get stuck. There is a ton of information to help you along the way.

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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#8 posted 09-03-2009 03:51 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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#9 posted 09-03-2009 05:36 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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Ken90712

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#10 posted 09-03-2009 10:44 AM

Thank-you everyone for the warm welcome into LJ. I will post my pic’s of my projects ASAP. I look Fwd to your feedback and constructive criticism for improvements. Hopefully my job allows me more time to play in the woodshop. But Work comes first as we all know there are bills to pay!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#11 posted 09-03-2009 10:40 PM

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 soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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#12 posted 09-04-2009 02:56 AM

Ken, Welcome to LumberJocks!

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#13 posted 09-07-2009 03:18 AM

Welcome to LJs! Great place to make friends.

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#14 posted 09-16-2009 02:13 PM

Welcome woodworker!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#15 posted 04-12-2010 05:03 AM

Never got any pics, should have. I know I’ll be back eventually, they’ve been clients off and on for the last 10 years.

-- ~Just A Guy With A Hammer~

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