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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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Splinterman

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#1 posted 1773 days ago

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

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SnowyRiver

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#2 posted 1773 days ago

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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woodworm

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#3 posted 1773 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Scott Bryan

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#4 posted 1773 days ago

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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a1Jim

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#5 posted 1772 days ago

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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Max

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#6 posted 1772 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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Innovator

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#7 posted 1772 days ago

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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cabinetmaster

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#8 posted 1772 days ago

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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Grumpy

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#9 posted 1772 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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Ken90712

14821 posts in 1773 days


#10 posted 1772 days ago

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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Karson

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#11 posted 1771 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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Beginningwoodworker

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#12 posted 1771 days ago

Ken, Welcome to LumberJocks!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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GMman

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#13 posted 1768 days ago

Welcome to LJs! Great place to make friends.

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Kindlingmaker

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#14 posted 1759 days ago

Welcome woodworker!

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

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JAGWAH

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#15 posted 1551 days ago

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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