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Location: Virginia Beach, VA USA

My shop is AKA my two car garage (sans the cars and motorcycles). Here in Virginia Beach, most of us don’t have a basement because if you dig much deeper than 3 feet down, you are going to need a pump to keep your hole dry, so we use our garages for more important things like making saw dust. I have a wide variety of tools and before we go any further I guess I’ll give up the goods that I do own a Craftsman wobble dado blade and my eyes are downcast at the floor as I type this. There, I’ve said it. Well a couple summers ago I inherited some machines from my Father in law who had passed away so I drug them back here from Kansas and have been considering putting in an addition to space things out and give me more room to move around. I currently have an Antique Magna tools Shopsmith Model 10 E with most of the original attachments, A Craftsman Model 9558 10” Radial arm saw, A Grizzly Model G7942 drill press, A Grizzly model G1023 SL left tilting table saw, A Grizzly model G8027 dust collector, A Craftsman model 113206931 6 1/8” Jointer, A Ridgid model EB44241 oscillating edge/belt spindle sander, A Dewalt model DW733 thickness planer, A All-Trade 14” model995-B-14 Band saw, and numerous power hand tools that help take up most of my spare time.

-- Brian, Virginia Beach

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#1 posted 2401 days ago

Welcome This is a great site, glad you are here, I’ll be looking to see some of your work. There are a few posts on grizzly tools here, there easy to find if you use the search button at the top right.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service

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#2 posted 2401 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s (Enjoy) “Happy New Year”
God bless

-- Gene, a Christian in Virginia

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#3 posted 2400 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks. Enjoy the community.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#4 posted 2400 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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#5 posted 2400 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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#6 posted 2337 days ago

Up the rebels and down with those that would look askance at your Craftsman wobble dado!!!

You have to start someplace, and that too is where I started until I could justify to myself purchasing the Freud kit I have. I still use the wobble model for quick and dirty work and in materials I don’t really care about square and the occasional tear out.

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#7 posted 2333 days ago

I am late but welcome you to the one and only LumberJocks. If you should need any woodworking question answered, don’t hesitate to ask. Somebody’s gonna have a good answer for you.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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#8 posted 1677 days ago

Congratulations on your upcoming 2 year anniversary being a Lumber Jock. Thanks for your posts and projects.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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#9 posted 1677 days ago

Congratulations on your Anniversary. We look forward to your continued posts and comments

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

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