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Location: Canberra, Australia
Website: http://fourstrings.wordpress.com

Hi, I'm Jerry and I live in Canberra Australia. I play music (fiddle) - mainly Celtic folk/Irish and am very much a hobby woodworker. I've made a few small things, but got more serious recently when I built a dining table from an old ribbon gum tree that burnt outside our house during the 2003 Canberra Bushfire... The house was okay but we lost the garden - close enough for my taste! My workshop is a garage - the car stays in the car port - and I have a fair tool set for a hobbyist - last big purchase was a 6" long bed jointer to smooth up the lumber from the tree, although it does much more than that!

-- Jerry, Australia

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commented on Figured Maple Pen 588 days ago
commented on Fountain pen 1074 days ago
commented on Table out of poplar 1075 days ago
added project Fountain pen 1075 days ago
commented on Mandolin 1318 days ago
commented on My secound pen and also made for my mom 1691 days ago
commented on Ozfiddler's Profile 1692 days ago
commented on More pens from the Christmas haul :-) 1706 days ago
commented on Band saw boxes 1706 days ago
added project More pens from the Christmas haul :-) 1706 days ago
commented on Purpleheart Pen - Boxing Day fun 1707 days ago
added project Purpleheart Pen - Boxing Day fun 1707 days ago
commented on Crappy day in the shop and a nice kickback to the forehead. 1774 days ago
replied on When do I go full time? 1791 days ago
commented on Maple with cherry and walnut veneer cigar pen 1791 days ago

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Todd Thomas

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#1 posted 2057 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks….It will be a great resource for you and your projects. There are a bunch of great people here willing to help……have fun….Looking forward to your projects and posts….. WARNING: Visiting LumberJocks has proven to be addictive

-- Todd, Oak Ridge, TN, Hello my name is Todd and I'm a Toolholic, I bought my last tool 10 days, no 4 days, oh heck I bought a tool on the way here! †

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Ozfiddler

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#2 posted 2057 days ago

Thanks – yeah I’m a toolholic too!

-- Jerry, Australia

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ND2ELK

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#3 posted 2057 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks. The projects are an inspiration, the information is priceless and the people are supportive. The only problem is, the site can get addictive.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Scott Bryan

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#4 posted 2057 days ago

Hello Ozfiddler,

Let me welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find this to be a rewarding and an enjoyable part of your woodworking adventure.

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

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#5 posted 2057 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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Grumpy

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#6 posted 2057 days ago

G’Day Jerry. 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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Karson

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#7 posted 2057 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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woodworm

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#8 posted 2057 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

Take care and enjoy working with wood the safe way.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Ozfiddler

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#9 posted 2057 days ago

Thanks for the warm welcome :-) Looks like I landed in the right place :-)

Cheers

-- Jerry, Australia

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Bigbuck

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#10 posted 2057 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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Ozfiddler

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#11 posted 2057 days ago

Thanks Glenn, much appreciated :-)

-- Jerry, Australia

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#12 posted 2056 days ago

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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Ozfiddler

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#13 posted 2056 days ago

Thanks Rikkor – I love the projects people have put up – such a high skill level!

-- Jerry, Australia

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#14 posted 2056 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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HallTree

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#15 posted 2056 days ago

Welcome Jerry. You have found the right place for woodworking. A great group of people willing to help. Looking forward to see more of your projects and comments. Work safe in the shop and don’t forget to use pushsticks.

-- "Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life" Solomon

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