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Location: Pana, IL U.S.A.

Occupation - Wood Floor Tech - install, sand, stain, & finish
Married since 1983 - 5 Kids (24, 22, 16, 13, 9) & 1 grandson (2)
Former middle-school science & math teacher
Christian - Southern Baptist - deacon, former minister. Did 3 years of training with New Tribes Mission
Born 1961 Class of 1980 (HS) Class of 1986 (SIU-C; Biological Sciences College of Education)

-- Leroy

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replied on Special Parquetry Techniques 03-15-2015 10:59 PM
commented on Downdraft / Outfeed Table 03-02-2015 06:32 PM
replied on Special Parquetry Techniques 02-27-2015 01:28 PM
replied on Special Parquetry Techniques 02-27-2015 12:39 PM
replied on Special Parquetry Techniques 02-26-2015 06:10 AM
commented on Old time DIY 02-25-2015 01:59 AM
commented on Corner cabinet with Hidden Gun storage 02-25-2015 01:34 AM
commented on Wood Handbook: Wood As An Engineering Material 02-21-2015 07:50 PM
commented on Wood Handbook: Wood As An Engineering Material 02-20-2015 04:19 AM
posted review Wood Handbook: Wood As An Engineering Material 02-18-2015 04:33 PM
started topic Special Parquetry Techniques 02-17-2015 07:07 PM
commented on Mosaic in Wood No. 4 - Seven Sisters 02-17-2015 06:37 PM
commented on Glowing MonoLoco Monkey Sign 02-14-2015 01:52 PM
commented on Yosegi-Zaiku Style Sewing Basket 02-11-2015 04:14 PM
added project Yosegi-Zaiku Style Sewing Basket 02-11-2015 05:51 AM

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#1 posted 01-17-2010 09:52 AM

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

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#2 posted 01-17-2010 01:29 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#3 posted 01-17-2010 03:44 PM

Hello Leroy,

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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#4 posted 01-17-2010 05:01 PM

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#5 posted 01-17-2010 06:22 PM

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

-- Custom furniture

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#6 posted 01-17-2010 08:13 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 01-18-2010 02:52 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

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#8 posted 01-26-2010 07:34 AM

Hi there,
I too am somewhat new to LumberJocks and would like to welcome you to the site. The folks here are great and the projects will absolutely blow your mind. There are some very talented people out there…
Sit back, enjoy the ride and be careful, this site is extremely addictive…
Welcome to LJ

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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#9 posted 01-27-2010 03:13 AM

Thanks for the warm welcome, everyone. Wisty’s postscript is especially on target. Three fingers on my left hand (it’s always the same three – index, middle, & ring) are healing nicely after getting sucked into the tablesaw 9 months ago. Typing is still painful, but that doesn’t stop me. The fingers are almost normal – just some scarring on the ends.

-- Leroy

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#10 posted 01-30-2010 05:42 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 †

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