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Location: Range View, Australia
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I've made furniture, cabinets and things all my life. Now I'm more interested in luthiery and playing music.

Although I've made a fair few electric double basses, electric fiddles and 11 acoustic instruments ( inc. the double bass in my avatar ), here I'll mainly post furniture of my design.

Machinery, hand power tools and hand tools are all the same for me...just tools, some have much more charm than others, but in the end, just a means to my ends.

-- Bill....... " was you dryin' your nails or a wavin' me goodbye?" Tom Waits

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a1Jim

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#1 posted 10-26-2013 03:21 PM

Welcome to Ljs a world wide community were there are great people,super projects and great woodworkers.Enjoy !
Because I often get asked questions by new members I’ve included the answers to the most( FAQ) along with my welcoming message to LJs.
You should know that posting questions or projects here (your profile page) will not get you very many responses’ just because it’s your profile page not part of a main forum. To post in a main forum read below.
Want to know how to post something?
See the drop-down box underneath my Lumberjocks in the upper right hand corner. Click on the arrow and select which type of posting you want to make (Project, Blog entry, Forum topic). This will take you to the appropriate page and you just fill in the form.
Sending Private messages(PMs) to other members
Click on the word” home” next to the profile picture of the member you want to contact ,then click on “send message”
http://lumberjocks.com/help/getting-started
Need help with posting or other questions ?
Contact:
Martin SojKa ( LJs founder)
http://lumberjocks.com/msojka
Ms DebbieP AKA Debbie Pribele (Ljs community manager)http://lumberjocks.com/MsDebbieP
Just for the record even though I have a large number of post I’m not involved with LJs management ,I’m just another member.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Texcaster

706 posts in 394 days


#2 posted 10-26-2013 09:27 PM

Thanks for the welcome Jim.

-- Bill....... " was you dryin' your nails or a wavin' me goodbye?" Tom Waits

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scrollsaw

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#3 posted 10-28-2013 04:12 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks.

-- Todd

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MarkTheFiddler

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#4 posted 10-28-2013 10:41 PM

Uh oh. I’m already salivating over that Viola.

Haven’t even heard a note from it but from what I see, it sounds like a dream… If your in Texas, I hope it’s close to DFW. I need to hear one of your instruments.

Welcome aboard.

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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Texcaster

706 posts in 394 days


#5 posted 10-28-2013 11:14 PM

Thanks fellas,
Mark, this is a sound file. Sorry about the recording and the playing. I had just figured that song out, I can play it better now. ” Pinball Machines ” Lonnie Irving. I’m tuned CGCG. I heard a vocal and clawhammer cover of
” Pinball Machine ” on the radio and my arm hair stood up! I couldn’t find the cover artist but I did find Lonnie.

http://www.fiddlehangout.com/topic/33958

-- Bill....... " was you dryin' your nails or a wavin' me goodbye?" Tom Waits

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