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Former corporate guy. Declared permanently disabled due to complicated eye problems. Greatest difficulty is with any sort of NEAR work (as opposed to looking off into the distance).

Gotta' do something, though, and ... woodworking really appeals to me!

I have to really pace myself, and -- maybe more than most people -- jealously guard my fingers! I'm going to have to take a whole lot more than I can give ... at least at first ... but I'm excited about this -- for me -- hobby, and look forward to learning and contributing all I can!

-- -- Neil

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Bureaucrat

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#1 posted 09-17-2009 03:53 AM

Welcome to Lumber Jocks! This is a great place to get – or give – advice about woodworking on the forums and the project posts are a wonderful source of new ideas. I love this site, I hope you will enjoy it too.

Look forward to seeing your projects and posts.

-- Gary

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Karson

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#2 posted 09-17-2009 05:29 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 karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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NBeener

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#3 posted 09-17-2009 06:03 AM

Thanks, Bureaucrat! Thanks, Karson!

Hey, All.

Thanks for the warm welcome. I’ve lurked around this site for a couple of weeks, but … had to take the plunge and join … ‘officially.’

I’m pretty new to all of this, and—as my profile says—have some pretty distinct challenges (visually impaired, and have significant difficulty with near work), but … I have a brother who’s a woodworker, and has been in the tool biz for years. He’s served as kind of an inspiration and encouragement to me.

I’m fascinated by this woodworking stuff, and more than a little daunted by how much there is for me to learn … BUT … that’s half the fun!

My repertoire of projects done is really limited, but … my list of projects TO do is growing like a weed (I’m sure y’all understand that part)!

I’ve got a wine rack in process right now, and a storage bench in the finishing stage (meaning: handed off to my wife!).

I’m looking forward to participating, here, and to learning all I can (and sharing the tiny bit that I already know (LOL)).

NBeener

-- -- Neil

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Rob Drown

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#4 posted 09-17-2009 06:30 AM

Welcome friend. This is a well run and really helpful forum. Welcome.

-- The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools. Confucius, 经过艰苦的努力的梦想可以成真

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Splinterman

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#5 posted 09-17-2009 09:20 AM

“Welcome to LJ’s” ….the best place to enhance your woodworking skills and knowledge.

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Scott Bryan

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#6 posted 09-17-2009 11:47 AM

Hello NBeener,

Let me welcome 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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#7 posted 09-17-2009 02:33 PM

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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NBeener

4806 posts in 1864 days


#8 posted 09-17-2009 03:23 PM

Thanks much, All!

Great site you’ve got, here. You’ve earned a collective bow for your total contributions. Much treasure lies within.

Wayne (SnowyRiver): I’m in Fort Collins. I believe you Plymouth folk de-throned us as Money Magazines #1 best place to live (partly, that happened as a result of my wife and me moving IN TO Fort Collins, too, though!)

:-)

-- -- Neil

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NedB

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#9 posted 09-17-2009 05:40 PM

Welcome aboard, search the projects pages, you’ll find Loads of jigs and other safety devices which will help you safely keep counting to (only) ten and still get things made!

-- Ned - 2B1ASK1 http://nedswoodshop.blogspot.com

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Max

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#10 posted 09-17-2009 06:25 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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cabinetmaster

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#11 posted 09-17-2009 10:34 PM

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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Grumpy

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#12 posted 09-18-2009 11:03 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks . This is a great community of people with like interests. There is much to learn here & you will have the opportunity to share your skills & ideas with others. I hope you enjoy LJ’s as much as I do.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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Innovator

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#13 posted 09-19-2009 01:27 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks. It is a GREAT place to get ideas for your projects and help when you get stuck. There is a ton of information to help you along the way.

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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GMman

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#14 posted 09-20-2009 12:53 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks.Great place hope you enjoy yourself!

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a1Jim

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#15 posted 09-20-2009 06:33 AM

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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