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Location: Utah
Website: SilverFoxArt.com

Well, most wood working buddies of mine laugh at my tools and workshop. My band saw was my fathers, my table saw was given to me and is about as old as I am… no guards. I have a plastic router table that is about 1 foot wide. It is sad. I do have some good tools, and from my days as an electrician I have great hand and cordless tools, and that helps.
I grew up in my father’s wood shop and he let me work on and build whatever I wanted. My Father was no professional wood worker; he was in that generation of the guys who did everything for themselves. My Father was a general contractor for years. I have been a “hobby” wood worker most of my life. Most of my tricks I have learned the hard way, invented myself, or I look through a tool catalog and find something that makes me think “I didn’t even know you could do that.” The cool part of that is that I end up finding some good tricks I can share, and I know why all of the “don’ts don’t work. The down side is that I have been very limited in what I know, and when it comes to the guys who know there stuff, I have little to offer.

I do have a "How to" for building frames on my web site. My frames I have recieved awards for, so that is one thing I can do with wood... besides burn it. :D

-- Mel, Utah, SilverFoxArt.com

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#1 posted 2469 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks. Enjoy the community.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#2 posted 2468 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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#3 posted 2468 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 karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#4 posted 2467 days ago

Welcome aboard!

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#5 posted 2464 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- Greg Mitchell--Lowell, AR--gdamitchell@sbcglobal.net

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#6 posted 2462 days ago

We welcome you to the one and only LumberJocks. We hope that you enjoy your stay/visit each and every time you show up on our door step. 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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Douglas Bordner

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#7 posted 2456 days ago

Welcome SilverFoxArt! I posted a request for a recommendation on the purchase of a good pyrography equipment, and your name came up. Mind my asking what you use?

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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#8 posted 2455 days ago

mel welcome to lumberjocks. nice place to spend time

-- pat,ohio...http://s5.photobucket.com/albums/y198/patshwigar/

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#9 posted 2388 days ago

Just checked out your work and your website, very impressive. You have plenty of talent to share here and any where els that someone is looking to learn, I learned from you today myself. Well done.

This is a great site and I’m 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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#10 posted 1745 days ago

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

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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#11 posted 1380 days ago

Well, another year has rolled by. It must have been a really fun year because it seems like yesterday when I congratulated you on being a LJ for 2 years. Congratulations on your 3rd anniversary at Lumber Jocks. Thanks for helping make LJ a great place to visit and happy anniversary!

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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