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Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan
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I am an old woodworker who lives In Grand Rapids, Mi. I like to try all kinds of projects and this web site really gives me inspiration and encouragement. The talent in woodworking displayed here is amazing.

I have a small shop with everything on wheels so I can move it into the work area as needed and out of the way when something else needs to be used.

My new avatar was taken on a large drift wood root on La Push beach on the Pacific coast of Washington state

..............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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SnowyRiver

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#1 posted 11-24-2009 06:30 PM

Welcome aboard. Nice to have you join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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woodworm

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#2 posted 11-24-2009 06:34 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Bigdogs117

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#3 posted 11-24-2009 06:48 PM

Welcome to the shop. I look forward to seeing your projects and I hope you enjoy the site. There is alot of good information available from both professionals and amateurs who are willing to share their craft. God Bless!

-- Rusty

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Scott Bryan

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#4 posted 11-24-2009 07:06 PM

Hello Jim,

Let me welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find being a member of this group to be an interesting, as well as exciting, experience. Have fun and enjoy.

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

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Max

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#5 posted 11-24-2009 07:10 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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Beginningwoodworker

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#6 posted 11-24-2009 09:21 PM

Hello Jim, Welcome to LumberJocks!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Jim Jakosh

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#7 posted 11-25-2009 01:40 AM

Hey. I think I’m really going to like this site. The folks here sound like our guild folks. We have been having a hard time getting a web site for the guild so I’m going to recommend they all join Woodjocks!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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cabinetmaster

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#8 posted 11-25-2009 02:32 AM

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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a1Jim

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#9 posted 11-25-2009 08:46 AM

Welcome to LJs a place were there are great people,super projects and outstanding woodworkers.Enjoy

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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ND2ELK

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#10 posted 11-26-2009 03:29 PM

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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Karson

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#11 posted 12-03-2009 06:42 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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Alonso

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#12 posted 12-03-2009 07:53 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks!

Alonso

-- The things I make may be for others, but how I make them is for me.

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Splinterman

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#13 posted 12-03-2009 09:48 AM

WELCOME to LJ’s ….the best place to enhance your woodworking skills and knowledge.

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Martin Svaabeck

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#14 posted 01-02-2010 05:51 AM

Hi, I did reply to your query re: Banksia Pods and asked of you, a number of questions in order to assist you. Now, I cannot find this `post` to see if there are any answers to my questions. So, in the meantime, if you still require the info for turning the Pods, `click` on this Link :- http://www.ddgnevada.com/wood/otheritems/banksiavase/banksiavase.html and if this meets with your requirements let me know, please. Also, if you require more Pods, let me know. They can be sent from Australia and cost around A$5.00 for approx 6” length to around A$14.00 for approx 10” to 12” length. I cannot quote shipping costs or advise the pre-requisites for entry into USA, at this stage.
Let me know how much your Wife paid for your`s from Woodcraft.
Svaabeck.

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dakremer

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#15 posted 01-23-2010 09:40 PM

wow that is really nice of you!! Thanks a lot!! I will definitely keep that in mind if I’m ever in the area!! I’m trying to figure out what I want to make with my new router table! I’m thinking I’ll try my hand at a small humidor or something! I will post it when I’m finished! Today I’m also going to add some dados on the “poor man’s router table” so I can make a sled for it for some accurate cutting. Probably some stable lets will be the next addition to it!

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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