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Location: Austin, TX
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I am in early 40's, and just now reached a point in life where I can begin to pursue woodworking. My initial desire is driven by wanting to build concert classical guitars in the Spanish tradition some day, as well as to design and build heirloom pieces for newlyweds and new parents.

I am a relative new comer to woodworking, and I am in the process of outfitting a small shop area in my garage. I suspect I will lean more toward hand tools and traditional methods, particularly with joinery (cuz I LIKE it) but I do have a few power tools as well.

My first project was to build a bench from "Tom's Torsion Box WorkBench" article on AmericanWoodWorker.com.

-- "Do, or do not. There is no try." ~Yoda

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#1 posted 01-11-2011 12:47 AM

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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#2 posted 01-11-2011 12:47 AM

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#3 posted 01-11-2011 02:31 AM

Welcome to Lumber Jocks! I look forward to seeing your projects and posts.

Please enjoy your membership

-- Gary

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MacSteveT

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#4 posted 01-11-2011 03:27 AM

Thanks to all for the kind welcome :-)

Steve T.

-- "Do, or do not. There is no try." ~Yoda

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#5 posted 02-03-2011 06:55 PM

Hi there,
Welcome to LumberJocks… I joined the site myself a little over a year ago and will give you fair warning, this site is VERY ADDICTIVE, VERY EDUCATIONAL, and VERY FUN…. so sit back, enjoy the ride and learn from the other LJ’s as they are a group of extremely talented people that are also very friendly…

Enjoy your time here on LJ and pass the word to any of your woodworking buddies about us…

Wisty

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

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