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Location: McKinney, TX
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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

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#1 posted 04-15-2009 02:36 PM

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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woodworm

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#2 posted 04-15-2009 03:21 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Max

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#3 posted 04-15-2009 03:39 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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Todd A. Clippinger

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#4 posted 04-15-2009 05:57 PM

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, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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cabinetmaster

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#5 posted 04-15-2009 11:06 PM

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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Bureaucrat

18329 posts in 2399 days


#6 posted 04-16-2009 01:16 AM

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.

-- Gary

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Karson

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#7 posted 04-16-2009 02:50 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 karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Grumpy

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#8 posted 04-16-2009 03:28 AM

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

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#9 posted 04-16-2009 03:54 AM

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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ND2ELK

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#10 posted 04-18-2009 05:03 AM

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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Bureaucrat

18329 posts in 2399 days


#11 posted 04-10-2010 04:26 AM

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

-- Gary

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