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Location: Oak Harbor, WA
Website: http://p51dpedalplane.blogspot.com/

I am a military man trying to raise a family and I do woodworking both for the enjoyment of it and for a sanity check. I started with woodworking in 2009 with a P-51 pedal plane project, which I was so proud of and it started the urge to look for other things to build. It was a very proud achievement to be able to craft something from start to finish.
I started amassing tools at that time, mainly hand tools. I had simple hand tools to build that pedal plane, but soon I wanted to build something else. I found that it was sort of a gateway drug.
I was in flight training learning to become a pilot over the course of the following few years, and while I still had the interest, I lacked the time and resources to build more projects. Once I earned my wings, and a subsequent move to a place with ample space to woodwork, I bought a inexpensive 10" table saw, and the building continued. I have since built a red oak wagon, a ducky stool for my daughter to aid in potty training, a rocking horse, a stick or hobby horse, board games, and many other odds and ends.
I found this website almost on accident, but I'm glad to now be a part of it. Seeing some of the projects is really inspiring me to build more.

-- I make sawdust. I think thats a fair assessment of my finished products!

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#1 posted 523 days ago

Welcome to Luberjocks! Great place for a woodworker to hang out, share and learn.

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#2 posted 523 days ago

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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#3 posted 523 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks Scott. We are happy to have you as a part of this great community. I can see by your numerous posts that you have hit the ground running. Happy flying and happy woodworking.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#4 posted 523 days ago

Welcome to Ljs a world wide community were there are great people,super projects and great woodworkers.Enjoy !
Because I often get asked questions by new members I’ve included the answers to the most( FAQ) along with my welcoming message to LJs.
You should know that posting questions or projects here (your profile page) will not get you very many responses’ just because it’s your profile page not part of a main forum. To post in a main forum read below.
Want to know how to post something?
See the drop-down box underneath my Lumberjocks in the upper right hand corner. Click on the arrow and select which type of posting you want to make (Project, Blog entry, Forum topic). This will take you to the appropriate page and you just fill in the form.
Sending Private messages(PMs) to other members
Click on the word” home” next to the profile picture of the member you want to contact ,then click on “send message”
http://lumberjocks.com/help/getting-started
Need help with posting or other questions ?
Contact:
Martin SojKa ( LJs founder)
http://lumberjocks.com/msojka
Ms DebbieP AKA Debbie Pribele (Ljs community manager)http://lumberjocks.com/MsDebbieP
Just for the record even though I have a large number of post I’m not involved with LJs management ,I’m just another member.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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cajunpen

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#5 posted 523 days ago

Welcome To LumberJocks. Enjoy the community. Look forward to seeing your projects.

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

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SnowyRiver

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#6 posted 522 days ago

Welcome aboard. It’s great that you could join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#7 posted 522 days ago

welcome to lumberjocks!!!

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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Scott Shea

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#8 posted 522 days ago

Wow, hey! Thanks gents! This is such a great websites. It really helps invigorate those creative juices seeing all of the other projects out there. I have to say thank you to Steve Ramsey for his links that lead me here. His videos are great. When I get off deployment, I have a few ideas in mind on some builds. Hopefully I’ll post more when I can! Thanks for the warm welcomes folks!

-- I make sawdust. I think thats a fair assessment of my finished products!

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DocSavage45

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#9 posted 520 days ago

Welcome,
I like the creative cause. LOL! As she grows so will your collection of tools. And your skills.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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muleskinner

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#10 posted 509 days ago

Scott, I’ve got to say you’ve got some lucky kids. Your projects are going to give them some warm memories that are going to last their whole lives.

BTW, I deduce that you’re at NAS Whidbey. I spent time up there a couple years ago on some construction projects. Spent one winter running duct bank along the beach up to the North gate. I don’t know what it’s like inside one of those Prowlers but I’ll tell ‘ya they’re damn loud when they’re coming in 50 feet over you’re head. Although the few seconds of heat from the engines as they went by did feel good on a blustery November day. :)

-- Visualize whirled peas

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