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#1 posted 2341 days ago

Welcome, Ed! We’re glad to have you aboard.

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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#2 posted 2341 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 2341 days ago

Welcome to the site, I look forward to seeing your projects and workshop!

-- Branden - Sacramento, California -

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#4 posted 2340 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 †

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Greg Mitchell

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#5 posted 2340 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- Greg Mitchell--Lowell,

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#6 posted 2340 days ago

We welcome you to the one and the 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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Todd A. Clippinger

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#7 posted 2339 days ago

Wahoo! You joined the best woodworking club around, welcome to LJ!

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#8 posted 2333 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks. Enjoy the community.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#9 posted 2299 days ago

This looks like a great place,with my favorite past time. I look forward to the journey! I have already seen some fantastic woodworking.
I am in the process of taking my hobby up a notch and going Pro.
I recently went through a life altering experience that changed my outlook on life. In 2003 I was diagnosed with Colon Cancer, the cancer has been gone since 2004 and I pray it stays that way. The chemo and radiation went OK. But I needed a operation at the end of my treatment, two hours out of surgery everything went downhill. I had caught MRSA in the operating room. MRSA turned into the fleash eating bacteria. To make a long storey short it was a four month long battle to stay alive.
The whole ordeal changed my outlook on life, life is far to precious to waste time working at a job you dont like doing. So I decided to do what I have loved doing since childhood and that is working with wood. I enrolled in a fantastic school, Seattle Central College to study Cabinet Makinng & Fine Woodworking. They have a great video on the Wood Construction program, google the school and check out the video. I find woodworking to be like life, there are always new things to learn. The thought of going back to school was a little scarey at first but, a lot of the other students are also starting a second career the same as I am. I am truely looking forward to what the future holds for me. It feels great after spending thirty-one years in Sheet Metal, a trade that was a job, a way to pay the bills, but never a job I really like. Wood has always been a passion, to me it’s like being able to go play everyday, it’s a blast
Any how this is a great site!!!!!!!!!

-- Taigert - Milan, IN

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Matt (Upper Cut)

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#10 posted 2153 days ago

Hey Ed—I grew up in Edmonds. Most of my family still lives there. I am in Redmond now. How is that SCCC program? Have you joined any Washington woodworking guilds?

Looking forward to seeing some of your work.

-- Matt Gradwohl, Upper Cut Woodworks,

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#11 posted 2148 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks Ed.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#12 posted 2136 days ago

Thank you for the nice comment on my deck project.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#13 posted 2104 days ago

ur views is penetrating judgment. P rice is always the headache case when trading.
IF all can like u , trading is not a real problem.

-- Everything is possible!

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#14 posted 2100 days ago

Congratulations on your new life direction! Enjoy!

-- Rich, Seattle, WA

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#15 posted 1616 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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