The Mantle #1: Experimental woodworking

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Blog entry by Termite posted 01-04-2008 07:34 PM 1054 reads 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I got interested in woodworking after attempting to build my own mantlepiece. I went out and bout home shop grade equipment and made my garage or will make my garage my wood shop. I keep adding on to it so I will never finish it. I will probally asking for some tips from everyone that will take the time to give them. I work as a Biomedical Engineering Tech. for over 30 years so that will tell you how much I know about wood!
Thanks ahead for any help you may give me in my new hobbie.

-- "Hey ya'll lets make some sawdust."

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#1 posted 01-04-2008 08:03 PM

welcome to LJ.
Addicted to wood; addicted to tools; and soon to be addicted to :)

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#2 posted 01-04-2008 09:29 PM

Welcome to the greatest Woodworking Community on the Internet. Around here you are likely to find some of the nicest down to earth people that are always willing to help.

-- Making sawdust is what I do best

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#3 posted 01-04-2008 10:00 PM

Welcome just post your questions and you probably get more answers than you expected.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#4 posted 01-04-2008 10:29 PM

Welcome aboard Termite. You are going to like it here.

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#5 posted 01-04-2008 10:48 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

You will get lots of advice and answers to any questions you pose.


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#6 posted 01-05-2008 02:38 AM

Have fun on the site Termite.

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#7 posted 01-05-2008 07:45 PM

Welcome aboard Termite.

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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#8 posted 01-05-2008 08:03 PM

Welcome Aboard Termite. We are looking forward to seeing your progress on the mantle. And do not forget the pictures.

-- Bill, Turlock California,

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#9 posted 01-07-2008 06:02 PM

Thanks again for the warm welcome. I am sure I will enjoy myself and ya’ll will enjoy my attempts at sawdusting.

-- "Hey ya'll lets make some sawdust."

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