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Location: Upstate NY
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Got my first 20oz framing hammer, Harold, when I was 8 years old. Snapped the handle eighteen years later, still feels off.

I work in theatre and thus do a lot of "non-traditional" wood working. Look at my first post for an example. Before I started working in theatre I did numerous wood butchery projects with my father (a carpenter).

Aside from being a "lumber jock" I am enjoy boardgames quite a lot. My wife and I own over 120 board and card games.

-- P.O.C.

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commented on charger station 1900 days ago
added project charger station 1901 days ago

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Scott Bryan

27251 posts in 2447 days


#1 posted 2025 days ago

Hello PirateOfCatan,

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

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

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woodworm

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#2 posted 2024 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Todd Thomas

4969 posts in 2074 days


#3 posted 2024 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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HallTree

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#4 posted 2024 days ago

Welcome. You have found the right place for woodworking. A great group of people willing to help. Looking forward to see 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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Max

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#5 posted 2024 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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Karson

34869 posts in 3026 days


#6 posted 2024 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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Bigdogs117

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#7 posted 2024 days ago

Welcome to the shop. I look forward to seeing your projects and I hope you enjoy the site. There is alot of good information available from both professionals and amateurs who are willing to share their craft. God Bless!

-- Rusty

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trifern

8132 posts in 2392 days


#8 posted 2024 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s.

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

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wpreman

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#9 posted 2024 days ago

Welcome, glad you’ve joined us!

-- Bill, Florida

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Grumpy

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#10 posted 2023 days ago

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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motthunter

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#11 posted 2023 days ago

Welcome to the best woodworkers site. Enjoy your time here.

-- making sawdust....

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rikkor

11295 posts in 2500 days


#12 posted 2022 days ago

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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PirateOfCatan

57 posts in 2025 days


#13 posted 2020 days ago

Thank all of you for the warm welcome.

-- P.O.C.

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ND2ELK

13495 posts in 2399 days


#14 posted 2020 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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gjd

18326 posts in 2277 days


#15 posted 1664 days ago

Congratulations on your upcoming anniversary as a Lumber Jock! I look forward to more of your posts.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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