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Location: Phoenix, AZ

I got interested in woodworking at a very early age. My father taught building trades at a local community college and my grandfather restored antique furniture. I spent a lot of time in their shops and was always building something from the scraps. I got away woodworking and shops during high school, and never really got the interest rekindled until I was in my mid 30's. I started looking at woodworking magazines, and started a modest tool collection with the anticipation of soon having a place where I could have a proper shop. That didn't happen quite as soon as I had planned, but by the time I was in my mid 40's, I finally had a house with a garage and started turning my book learning into real experience. The past 18 months or so I have been building my skills by outfitting my shop with cabinets, jigs, and accessories. I've built a few small projects for family and friends and now feel like I am at least ready to start fulfilling the dream that got me back into woodworking: to build all the furniture in my house.

-- Lee - Phoenix, AZ

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#1 posted 1112 days ago

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#2 posted 1111 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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#3 posted 1111 days ago

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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#4 posted 1104 days ago

Hey – Welcome to Lumberjocks ! Lots of great ideas, info, inspiration, and support here (as many will tell ya – the site is quite addictive).. Enjoy…

-- Scotty - aka... SgtSnafu - Randleman NC

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#5 posted 1104 days ago

“WELCOME to LJ’s.”

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