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Location: SouthEast Vermont

Grew up in upstate NY, great place to be from or retire to. Always had desire to build and tinker, something in my genes I guess.

Computer techie by trade, but have always supplemented my income through various carpentry work, mostly on home renovations. I’ve owned and renovated 3 houses, now on #4.

1st was an 1840’s gothic style post and beam. There is a reason they are called old farm houses, they were built by farmers not carpenters. From this experience I became quite proficient with the term scribing.

2nd was an log home built by hippies. Great view of Mt. Monandock in NH, but hindsight being what it is should have cut the place up for fire wood.

3rd was interesting 1960 ranch – lots of fun and very pleased with the way it turned out.

#4 Is now in the works - 1970's ranch classic 60's decorating style and a few years of deferred maintenance. Why is it carpenters in the North East do not comprehend the basic concept of water? Is really that hard to understand that it flows down hill and when allowed to come in contact with wood for a long time the wood will rot?

The screen name comes for an expression that is uttered on occasion during eventful moments.

-- Quality: There is hardly anything in the world that some men cannot make a little worse and sell a little cheaper, and the people who consider price are this man’s lawful prey.

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#1 posted 1501 days ago

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#2 posted 1501 days ago

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 look forward to seeing your projects and posts.

Please enjoy your membership.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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#3 posted 1501 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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#4 posted 1501 days ago

Welcome to Ljs a world wide community were there are great people,super projects and great woodworkers.Enjoy

-- Custom furniture

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#5 posted 1500 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s…home of the world’s best Wood Workers.

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#6 posted 1500 days ago

A1 Jims welcome wagon

Here is a list of links that might be helpful for new members
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#7 posted 1484 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks I hope you enjoy this site as much as I do, I’m sure you will.

-- Luke 23: 42-43

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#8 posted 1466 days ago

Hi there,
Welcome to LumberJocks… I joined the site myself a few months 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…


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

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