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Location: Ontario, Canada
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I started woodworking a few years ago when my wife and I needed more storage space in our kitchen. Dissatisfied with much of the furniture available within our budget I decided to make a pantry out of pine with thin panels. I used a borrowed circular saw and hand drilled my own pocket holes without a jig (I didn't even know what a jig was!). A few mistakes were made and I learned a lot; number one being that I could actually make my own furniture! We've since moved to a more perminent house and are starting to make it more of a home by adding pieces of furniture etc that we actually want to have. Before it was simply a mix-match from our single years. I'll post my re-furnishing process here as I really appreciate being able to see what others have done. Lumberjocks is a great site for education and inspiration. I'm glad to be here.

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#1 posted 05-11-2008 02:47 PM

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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#2 posted 05-11-2008 03:14 PM

Welcome to LJ’s.

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

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#3 posted 05-11-2008 04:27 PM

Hello RobH2,

Let me welcome you to LJs. I hope that you will find this to be a rewarding and exciting part of your woodworking journey.

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

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#4 posted 05-11-2008 06:40 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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#5 posted 05-11-2008 11:16 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks! Enjoy yourself.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#6 posted 05-12-2008 04:56 AM

Welcome to LJs !! Glad you have joined us !!

-- Paul D - Lawrenceville, Georgia

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#7 posted 05-12-2008 06:43 AM

Welcome Rob. You have found the right place for woodworking. A great group of people willing to help. Looking forward to see your projects and comments. Have fun and work safe in the shop and use pushsticks.

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

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#8 posted 05-12-2008 11:34 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks. Enjoy the community.

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

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#9 posted 05-13-2008 05:15 AM

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 soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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#10 posted 05-13-2008 12:09 PM

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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#11 posted 05-20-2008 06:14 PM

This is a great site, glad to see you here.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service http://westcoastlands.net/Sawmill.html http://westcoastlands.net/SawBucks2/phpBB3 http://www.portablesawmill.info

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#12 posted 06-08-2008 01:23 PM

Welcome to LJs. If you need anything just ask anyone. mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#13 posted 05-08-2010 02:49 AM

Another year has rolled by. Congratulations on your 2nd anniversary at Lumber Jocks. Thanks for helping make LJ a great place to visit and happy anniversary!

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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