OttoH Newbie to the LumberJocks Web Site

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Blog entry by OttoH posted 02-28-2010 05:09 AM 1573 reads 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello Everybody, Otto Hallberg here, I am new to the LumberJocks web site and just thought I would throw out an introduction blog. My journey into woodworking started when I was about five years of age. My father always had a small woodshop in the basement of the house in Minnesota and made sure that my brothers and I got a hands on experience. During the past 46 years I have dabbled off and on with woodworking and a year and a half ago was able to set up a decent enough woodshop that has a dedicated space. Most of my woodworking is done in support of my yard and flower gardens, although I did build the Christmas presents I gave away this last year. I am getting ready to start on a Hope Chest out of Cedar for my Daughters wedding the beginning of May.

-- I am responsible for how I respond to everything in my life - - Deadwood SD

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#1 posted 02-28-2010 05:13 AM

ahoi hoi!

-- - Jei, Rockford IL - When in doubt, spray it with WD-40 and wrap it with duct tape. The details will attend to themselves.

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#2 posted 02-28-2010 05:40 AM

Welcome to the site Otto.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#3 posted 02-28-2010 05:58 AM

Welcome to LJs Otto. Pleasure to have you here and hopefully you will find it a pleasure to be here as well. Look forward to seeing your projects.


-- There is little that is simple when it comes to making a simple box.

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#4 posted 02-28-2010 05:59 AM

Welcome to LJ, your’e gonna love this site!


-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#5 posted 02-28-2010 06:02 AM

Welcome…hope you enjoy as much as we do… it’s a great place

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#6 posted 02-28-2010 06:04 AM

Welcome to LJ Otto. We would love to see your hope chest when it’s done.

-- Benji Reyes, Antipolo, Philippines,

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#7 posted 02-28-2010 03:32 PM

We are glad to have you on board, Otto.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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