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46 posts in 1925 days

Location: McKinney, TX

I've been woodworking now for 9 years, but have been around aspects of woodworking my whole life. My jointer, and most of my hand planes belonged to my grandfather, who died over 30 years ago. My first real project was a dresser for my oldest daughter. I had just purchased my first table saw. I put the saw in my back yard since I didn't have a garage at the time. My back yard was so small that I couldn't even properly rip a sheet of plywood without having to move the saw in the middle of the cut. Anyway, I really enjoyed the project and have been building things ever since. Recently, I have been inspired by Marc Spagnuolo A.K.A. "The Wood Whisperer". I'm also LOVING Google SketchUp!

-- Russ

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Scott Bryan

27251 posts in 2418 days

#1 posted 1925 days ago

Hello Russ,

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

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

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14124 posts in 2187 days

#2 posted 1925 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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55956 posts in 2869 days

#3 posted 1925 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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Todd A. Clippinger

8711 posts in 2696 days

#4 posted 1925 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks – The best woodworking community anywhere!
I look forward to seeing your posts and projects.

Share the Love ~ Share the Knowledge

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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10874 posts in 2154 days

#5 posted 1924 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s. We are here to help you with your woodworking endeavors. Feel free to ask for advise. But Be aware…this site can be very addictive…………..LOL

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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18326 posts in 2248 days

#6 posted 1924 days ago

Welcome to Lumber Jocks! This is a great place to get – or give – advice about woodworking on the forums and the project posts are a wonderful source of new ideas. I love this site, I hope you will enjoy it too.

Look forward to seeing your projects and posts.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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34852 posts in 2997 days

#7 posted 1924 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 †

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19310 posts in 2447 days

#8 posted 1924 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks Russ. 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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Todd Thomas

4969 posts in 2045 days

#9 posted 1924 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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13495 posts in 2370 days

#10 posted 1922 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

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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18326 posts in 2248 days

#11 posted 1565 days ago

Imagine that! A year has gone by since you became a Lumber Jock. Congratulations on your anniversary! I look forward to your posts.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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