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Location: Fayetteville, Ga.
Website: macteesinc.com

I'm a retired firefighter with 32 years on the job. I started my own business prior to retiring (www.macteesinc.com) which started as a hobby and grew into a full time business. Now I have to get another hobby.
Growing up in the 50's, I spent a lot of time with my grandfather who had a shop in his basement, and was accumulating woodworking tools. He was a carpenter, blacksmith, and brick mason. He built houses using a few hand tools like a saw, hatchet hammer, ball of string, level, and lots of nails. He love making furniture and I loved the smell of that dark old basement with dirt floors and fresh sawdust.
I spent almost 30 years painting houses part time and doing minor repairs while working with the fire department. Now I have an older house that's always in need of repair for something.

-- Steve, Fayetteville, Ga.

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#1 posted 1649 days ago

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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woodworm

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#2 posted 1649 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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a1Jim

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#3 posted 1649 days ago

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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Scott Bryan

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#4 posted 1649 days ago

Hello Steve,

Let me welcome you 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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ND2ELK

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#5 posted 1649 days ago

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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Max

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#6 posted 1649 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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SteveMcc

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#7 posted 1647 days ago

Thanks for the warm welcome everybody. As I get into this a little further and get a little more comfortable with the format, I’d love to post some of my “re-do’s” or repairs that I did recently. I’m on this site mainly because of two new tools I purchased recently. A Fein multi-master and the Kreg Jig. I’m not a master craftsman, but I never give up. Again, thanks.

-- Steve, Fayetteville, Ga.

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GMman

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#8 posted 1645 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks.Great place hope you enjoy yourself!

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#9 posted 1640 days ago

Hi there,
I too am somewhat new to LumberJocks and would like to welcome you to the site. The folks here are great and the projects will absolutely blow your mind. There are some very talented people out there…
Sit back, enjoy the ride and be careful, this site is extremely addictive…
Welcome to LJ
Wisty

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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Karson

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#10 posted 1636 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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