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Location: Italy
Website: http://www.flickr.com/photos/maclegno/

Gerard Mack

Born:
Glasgow, Scotland
28 April 1940

I am a Scotsman living in Italy, a retired IT consultant and amateur woodworker. My wife Avril is Welsh and has degrees in Italian and French, my Daughter Ailsa (25) has just finished her Masters degree in Bio-medical Engineering at Pavia university, obviously she is completely bilingual.

My interests include:
Woodworking, Etymology, Reading, Music, Art, Design, Religions, Opera, Photography, Technology, Physics, Archaeology, History, Mathematics, Trivia (I call it General Knowledge), Motor Racing (F1), Aviation.

My taste in music is fairly eclectic and includes:-
- Classic: Beethoven, Bach, Mozart
- Opera: Puccini, Verdi, Wagner. Rossini
- Country & Western: Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood (his wife),
Linda Ronstadt, Emmylou Harris. Sarah MacLachlan, KD Lang
- Brass Bands (not military): Canadian Brass, Grimethorpe
- 60's Pop: Almost anything
- Choral: Morman TC, Red Army Choir
- Celtic: Enya, Chieftains
- Classic Guitar: John Williams, Julian Bream, Rodrigo, Barrios, Sor
- Accoustic Guitar: Django Rheinhart, Eric Clapton
- Flamenco: Gitano, Manitas Di Plata
- General: Roy Orbison, Zucchero, Meat Loaf, Annie Lennox, Queen
I CANNOT STAND RAP!
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I have worked/lived in several places in the world viz. Scotland several years , London England several years, Canada 2 years, Holland 1 year, Nigeria 1 year USA 6 months, Italy more than 20 years on and off. I speak English very well and Italian very badly.

Most of my life has been spent in the IT sector as a consultant apart from nearly 2 years in pilot training in the Royal Canadian Air-force

-- Maclegno,Scotsman in Italy

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Scott Bryan

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#1 posted 1562 days ago

Hello Maclegno,

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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SnowyRiver

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#2 posted 1562 days ago

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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gjd

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#3 posted 1562 days ago

Welcome to Lumber Jocks. I hope you enjoy your time here.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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Max

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#4 posted 1562 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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woodworm

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#5 posted 1562 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Splinterman

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#6 posted 1562 days ago

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

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Maclegno

224 posts in 1562 days


#7 posted 1562 days ago

Many thanks to you all for the warm welcome

-- Maclegno,Scotsman in Italy

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cabinetmaster

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#8 posted 1562 days ago

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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a1Jim

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#9 posted 1560 days ago

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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ND2ELK

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#10 posted 1558 days ago

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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Karson

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#11 posted 1558 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks. Glad to have you aboard. †

Another IT man. Welcome

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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GMman

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#12 posted 1552 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks.Great place hope you enjoy yourself!

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Beginningwoodworker

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#13 posted 1537 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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gjd

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#14 posted 1203 days ago

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

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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Maclegno

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#15 posted 1149 days ago

Thanks Bureau, I’ve just noticed your kind comment,
Gerard

-- Maclegno,Scotsman in Italy

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