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Location: Southern California

Im Mike & I like working on projects. I Like woodworking enough to make a living from it. Also totally enjoy random projects of all sorts. I have done a little of this & a bit of that. I enjoy restoring classic fiberglass boats, building up my garage work shop, fixing up my property & did I mention I raise Parrots, I have a flock of macaws, he he,so they keep me busy. I also have a small youtube channel I enjoy sharing some of the progress I have made from a few of my projects. I only started making videos after I realized how much good info I get from youtube so by making my own videos it's my way of giving back to the community. I like to help others & share my ideas. My video producing, editing skills are evolving. Hope to have better content as time goes by.
I am a finish carpenter (15 years now) My desire for woodworking began in my fathers shop as a 10 year old boy. I moved out when I was young , well low & behold found myself buying power tools. Worked on projects in a small environment until we got our first & last house in 2000. Its nothing fancy, mid sized but gets the job done. Came with a unfinished detached back house/garage/workshop. It took years to enclose the garage but I finished in 2006. Been working on the interior since 2007. before that I used the garage up front. That's enough about me.
I have come across this web site from over the years, finally saved it in my favorites & decided to join. It seems like a nice place, good people to share a common interest. Looking forward to this -Mike

Ha ha, my life motto.....DIY to the fullest, use reclaimed-recycled materials, save money where possible (bank it) & simply enjoy the experience =)

-- -Mike, Southern California, YouTube User ( Give & Take )

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#1 posted 03-12-2013 06:03 AM

Welcome to Ljs a world wide community were there are great people,super projects and great woodworkers.Enjoy !
Because I often get asked questions by new members I’ve included the answers to the most( FAQ) along with my welcoming message to LJs.
You should know that posting questions or projects here (your profile page) will not get you very many responses’ just because it’s your profile page not part of a main forum. To post in a main forum read below.
Want to know how to post something?
See the drop-down box underneath my Lumberjocks in the upper right hand corner. Click on the arrow and select which type of posting you want to make (Project, Blog entry, Forum topic). This will take you to the appropriate page and you just fill in the form.
Sending Private messages(PMs) to other members
Click on the word” home” next to the profile picture of the member you want to contact ,then click on “send message”
Need help with posting or other questions ?
Martin SojKa ( LJs founder)
Ms DebbieP AKA Debbie Pribele (Ljs community manager)
Just for the record even though I have a large number of post I’m not involved with LJs management ,I’m just another member.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 03-12-2013 02:45 PM

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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#3 posted 03-12-2013 06:35 PM

Welcome aboard. It’s great that you could join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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