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Location: Severn, MD USA
Website: rhoadesclan.com

By day I am what one could call a computer jock. Really large computers. I am entrusted as an architect to plan, purchase and configure these beasts until they purr like kittens. Lots of stress with lots of job satisfaction which I wouldn't trade for anything.

The only thing I find that keeps me at least a tad bit sane is my love of woodworking. I have delved into a fair amount of the many facets of the craft with the exception of turning - hasn't quite peaked my interest yet.

Lately I have fallen in love with my scroll saw and have found a hidden talent in portrait cutting. The hours spent doing this are some of the most relaxing ones I have spent in a while.

Robert Rhoades WoodWorks
Severn, MD
rrww@rhoadesclan.com

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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cabinetmaster

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#1 posted 12-31-2009 05:22 PM

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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Scott Bryan

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#2 posted 12-31-2009 05:34 PM

Hello KnotCurser,

Let me welcome you 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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Max

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#3 posted 12-31-2009 06:30 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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SnowyRiver

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#4 posted 12-31-2009 06:41 PM

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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woodworm

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#5 posted 12-31-2009 07:32 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Bureaucrat

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#6 posted 01-01-2010 01:05 AM

Welcome to Lumber Jocks! This is a great place to get – or give – advice about woodworking on the forums and the project posts are a wonderful source of new ideas. I look forward to seeing your projects and posts.

To get the most feedback on your projects, it’s best to only post 1 or 2 at a time. This way you will get feedback over several days and from a wide variety of members.

Please enjoy your membership.

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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a1Jim

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#7 posted 01-01-2010 05:41 AM

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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Splinterman

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#8 posted 01-01-2010 11:59 AM

WELCOME to LJ’s ….the best place to enhance your woodworking skills and knowledge.

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Innovator

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#9 posted 01-01-2010 03:06 PM

Welcome to Lumber Jocks. 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.

Enjoy your time here
Innovator

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

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Beginningwoodworker

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#10 posted 01-04-2010 01:45 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks!

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Karson

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#11 posted 01-06-2010 06:19 AM

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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ND2ELK

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#12 posted 01-15-2010 12:33 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks. The projects are an inspiration, the information is priceless and the people are supportive. The only problem is, the site can get addictive.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Gary

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#13 posted 01-15-2010 01:22 AM

Hey..welcome to the site. Glad you found us.

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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Bureaucrat

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#14 posted 12-26-2010 07:01 AM

Imagine that! A year has almost gone by since you became a Lumber Jock. Congratulations on your anniversary and happy holidays! I look forward to your posts.

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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scrollingmom

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#15 posted 07-19-2012 03:06 AM

I too think that scrollsawing it relaxing and enjoy it very much. Most people look at my pictures and say how can you possible relax doing something so intricate. Don’t have an answer, for me the time jusst flies when i’m scrolling. Hope you continue to enjoy it.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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