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Location: Ottawa, Ontario
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I'm just getting back into woodworking after a nearly 10-year break. At the time family life took up most of my time and I just wasn't able to spend enough time in the shop to justify the cost.

However now with my daughter in university I've got lots more time. I'm converting my 2-car garage into a dedicated workshop and starting to learn again.

My main interests right now are furniture building and decorative boxes. Basically items that can show off the beauty of solid wood and craftsmanship.

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a1Jim

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#1 posted 05-01-2013 03:37 PM

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”
http://lumberjocks.com/help/getting-started
Need help with posting or other questions ?
Contact:
Martin SojKa ( LJs founder)
http://lumberjocks.com/msojka
Ms DebbieP AKA Debbie Pribele (Ljs community manager)http://lumberjocks.com/MsDebbieP
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.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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cajunpen

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#2 posted 05-01-2013 04:05 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks – enjoy the Community.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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surfin2

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#3 posted 05-02-2013 02:26 AM

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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scrollsaw

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#4 posted 05-02-2013 02:34 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks.

-- Todd

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SnowyRiver

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#5 posted 05-02-2013 12:33 PM

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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jusfine

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#6 posted 05-26-2013 06:04 PM

Nice to see another Canadian on Lumberjocks!

Hope you enjoy it as much as I do!

All the Best!

-- Randy "You are judged as much by the questions you ask as the answers you give..."

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HorizontalMike

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#7 posted 05-27-2013 02:29 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks! Hope you enjoy it as much as I do.

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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