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Blog entry by LookingGlass posted 01-27-2013 09:18 AM 1580 reads 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Good Evening,

My name is Ed and this is my first post. As background, I have been woodworking for about 20 years. I have a full up woodworking shop (table saw, router/table, drill press, belt/hand sanders, etc). I have built everything from tiny knick-knack shelves to a large entertainment center (to include bookcases, coffee/end tables, sofa tables, hallway tables, etc.) I say this to give an idea of my experience; however, I firmly believe an old dog can learn new tricks. This is a great site and I have enjoyed poking around at the various sections. It is interesting to read the various topics and see the projects. Additionally, I retired last August and, since I have always wanted a bansdsaw, received one as a retirement gift. It is a Grizzley GO555LX. It appers to be a nice saw…I have been through some trials and tribulations…will share later. However, I have come to love building bandsaw boxes. The sky is the limit – plans or free-hand, it is a bunch of fun. I plan to make a separate post on my first and subsequent boxes.

I’ll close for tonight. I hope I posted this in the correct location and hope to get some feedback. I am looking forward to being a member of LumberJocks.

Take care,
Ed

-- Take care.....Ed



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littlecope

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#1 posted 01-27-2013 10:08 AM

Welcome to LJ’s Ed!!
Congratulations on your retirement and I’m looking forward to seeing some of your work… :)

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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thedude50

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#2 posted 01-27-2013 10:11 AM

Welcome I look forward to seeing all your projects even the old ones after all what we make is a reflection on who we are .

-- Please check out my new stores http://woodratnest.com and http://woodshopstore.com

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#3 posted 01-27-2013 01:28 PM

welcome to lumberjocks!!!

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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workerinwood

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#4 posted 01-27-2013 03:09 PM

Thanks for posting and welcome to LJ’s. Looking forward to seeing some of your projects.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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NoLongerHere

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#5 posted 01-27-2013 03:19 PM

Glad to meet you Ed,

Lots of ol retired woodworkers here, you’ve come to the right place.

Now that you’ve gotten past your 1st. blog post, you gotta post some pictures of your shop or past projects!

Thanks to LJ, I cleaned my shop better than it’s ever been to prepare for the photos to post under workshop. looked fantastic – for about 2 hours, then it was back to dust city as usual.

I hope you enjoy the site as much as I have. Welcome aboard Sir!

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woodshaver (Tony)

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#6 posted 01-27-2013 11:13 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks Ed!! And congratulations on your retirement.
I’m on my 12th year of retirement and enjoying every second of it. I think woodworking and retirement go hand and hand.
I’ll be looking out to see some of your projects and like thedude50 said “old ones too” !
Hope you have a great stay here on LJ’s!

Tony

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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Don W

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#7 posted 01-27-2013 11:18 PM

Welcome Ed

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.net

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#8 posted 01-28-2013 04:22 AM

Welcome aboard!!

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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559dustdesigns

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#9 posted 01-28-2013 06:22 AM

Welcome to the best woodworking site ever created.
I hope you enjoy this great community of talented craftspeople.
I have learned a lot about woodworking here. Ed you will definitely learn new tricks. Lol

-- Aaron - central California "If you haven't got the time to do it right, when will you find the time to do it over?"

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#10 posted 01-28-2013 06:26 AM

Welcome to Ljs

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#11 posted 01-28-2013 01:37 PM

Welcome to LJ’s

Looking forward to learning from you

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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LookingGlass

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#12 posted 01-29-2013 12:39 AM

Thanks for welcome…..looking forward to sharing woodworking experiences.

-- Take care.....Ed

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