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Location: Young NSW , Australia

I started woodworking at an early age as my father was a carpenter and I used to play with the left over wood -"making things & helping" !!! I did a woodworking course at school and made a spinning wheel amongst other things. I had a hiatus when I had a family and had many other things to occupy my time. When my only daughter went to school I had some spare time so I took up scroll sawing. My first and second scroll saw were a cheap Ryobi. They were sufficient in the beginning and taught me the basics about the craft however when it started to annoy me when I couldn’t do what I wanted to do I (only recently ) lashed out and bought a new Excaliber! Not only did I buy that I also bought a decent bandsaw.

Now I am really back after a break of a few years and I now have the time and patience to do some serious woodworking – on the weekends anyway.
Since being on LJ's for a while there is just soooooo many things that I want to do. There just isn't enough time!!!

-- Theresa,

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#1 posted 1644 days ago

You are going to love it here. You’ll find this to be a tremendous resource for ideas, guidance and encouragement. Welcome and enjoy!

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#2 posted 1644 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#3 posted 1644 days ago

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

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#4 posted 1644 days ago

Welcome to LJ’’s hope you stick around

-- cut it saw it scrap it SKPE: ANDREW.CARTER69

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#5 posted 1644 days ago


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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#6 posted 1644 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

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#7 posted 1644 days ago

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#8 posted 1644 days ago

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

-- Custom furniture

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#9 posted 1644 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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#10 posted 1644 days ago

Welcome aboard. Nice to have you join us on Lumberjocks this site is more fun than one person
can stand ,We are here to help and encourage.

-- In His service ,Richard

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#11 posted 1644 days ago

Hello to you… fellow Aussie… welcome… hope you enjoy the journey and have some fun with woodworking.

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#12 posted 1643 days ago

Hello and welcome to the LJ site… I am sure you’ll have a great time here. Lots to learn from some pros out here… best place to go if you want to look as some amazing work…

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

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#13 posted 1642 days ago

WElcome to LJ!! I was just looking at some of your incredible work.

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#14 posted 1642 days ago

I like your scroll work and congrats on the new tools. I think if you build a nice rough splintery bed pan you won’t have to clean up after those oldies as much.

Welcome to LJ’s and I thing we have a wrench for every nut that comes here. It can be a great experience and if you are looking boxjoints it is probably here somewhere.

-- Humble Wood Servant

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#15 posted 1642 days ago

Welcome to the site. Glad you found us. You’re gonna like it here. Enjoy

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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