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Location: Avon, IN
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Wannabe woodworker and chip-carver. I want to build heirloom furniture and combine it with chip-carved panels and glass. Currently working as a chemical engineer, but looking forward to retirement. Sure would be nice if it would work out that I could use my hobbies as a second career !

-- There is no greater love than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.

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a1Jim

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#1 posted 12-12-2011 06:42 AM

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

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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RandyH

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#2 posted 12-12-2011 06:54 AM

My first post on here … There is some really amazing stuff on this site (which I had just discovered) !! I hope to one day gain enough skill to be able to post similarly awesome projects. Meanwhile, you folks are an inspiration to me !

I just bought my first decent (hopefully) table saw. Its a Rigid Tools Model R4512. I am still in the process of assembling it. It is really cold out in my garage (last night it was down to 19 F) so I am taking it slow. The previous model I had was an old Craftsman 10” that really wasn’t meant for woodworking. It wouldn’t even take a dado blade, and it vibrated so bad it would walk across the floor. This saw had many excellent reviews on the commercial sites, but I feel I have to take them with a ‘grain of salt’, if you know what I mean. Do any of you have experience with this saw, or an opinion on if I made a mistake or not?

Thank you for your kind attention.

-- There is no greater love than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.

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surfin2

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#3 posted 12-12-2011 06:56 AM

Go to forums click on Start new topic, enter your question
there, you’ll get more responses…

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck

-- Rick

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SnowyRiver

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#4 posted 12-12-2011 03:31 PM

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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Max

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#5 posted 12-12-2011 09:00 PM

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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Colin

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#6 posted 12-12-2011 09:54 PM

Glad to see another chip carver on Lumberjocks, welcome aboard.

Colin

-- Colin, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. "Every craftsman was once an amateur"

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