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Location: Aurora, IL
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My "To Do" list:
End Table (Oak) - Assembled, final sand and finish week of 10/19
Kitchen Cart (Walnut) - Sketch-up plans started
Entertainment Center (Cherry) - Not started
End Tables (Cherry) - Not started
Desk (Walnut) - Not started

"Shop" Enhancements:
Lumber Storage - completed
Electricity - Permit request submitted week of 10/12
Insulation - Pending electricity rough-in
Drywall - Only in my imagination

Tools:
Ryobi BT3000
Delta 37-190
Ryobi AP1300
Craftsman 17543
Milwaukee M18
Rotozip R20
Palm sander, ROS, hammer, mallet, chisels, files, rasps, screwdrivers, card scrapers, squares, tapes, etc

Next on the purchase list:
Band Saw
Update to DC

Finishes:
Re-thinking my finishing schedules. Lots of de-waxed shellac as a binder. Addicted to TransTint and making notes.

Background: Grew-up working in family workshop and with Habitat for Humanity. Worked in a mill attached to a cabinet factory through university. Finally have designated space so re-building my shop

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SnowyRiver

51451 posts in 2063 days


#1 posted 1727 days ago

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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Max

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#2 posted 1727 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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cstrang

1769 posts in 1751 days


#3 posted 1727 days ago

Hey there, glad to see another person join the LumberJocks community! It’s a great place to meet new people, post projects, ask questions and so much more, hope you enjoy it as much as I do. Welcome!

-- A hammer dangling from a wall will bang and sound like work when the wind blows the right way.

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cabinetmaster

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#4 posted 1727 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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woodworm

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#5 posted 1727 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Scott Bryan

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#6 posted 1727 days ago

Hello Nathan,

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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Karson

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#7 posted 1726 days ago

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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Splinterman

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#8 posted 1726 days ago

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

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a1Jim

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#9 posted 1726 days ago

Welcome to Ljs a happy place with great people,super projects and fantastic woodworkers. Enjoy.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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NathanAllen

376 posts in 1727 days


#10 posted 1724 days ago

Thank you all, very welcoming of you.

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gjd

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#11 posted 1362 days ago

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

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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oldreddog

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#12 posted 269 days ago

I am located just north of you in Batavia , let’s get together some time.

-- oldreddog

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