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#1 posted 1863 days ago

Welcome to the shop. I look forward to seeing your projects and I hope you enjoy the site. There is alot of good information available from both professionals and amateurs who are willing to share their craft. God Bless!

-- Rusty

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#2 posted 1863 days ago

Welcome aboard. Nice to have you on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#3 posted 1863 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s. We are here to help you with your woodworking endeavors. Feel free to ask for advise. But Be aware…this site can be very addictive…………LOL

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#4 posted 1863 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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#5 posted 1862 days ago

Hello TheLandYacht,

Let me welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find being a member of this group to be both a rewarding and an inspirational part of your woodworking adventure.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#6 posted 1862 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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#7 posted 1862 days ago

Thanks, guys. Aspiring LumberJock here. Recently made my first few purchases of tools & started building VERY rough stuff outta “cull” wood gotten at HomeDepot.

Lets see. A little about me. 37, recently separated. I’ve been a cabdriver for a decade & a half so figured it’d be good for my health to get off my ass for a few hours a day/week.

First few purchases include:
  • Craftsman 8.5” RAS
  • Skilsaw 7” circular saw
  • Craftsman ScrollSaw
  • Have a 8” Craftsman (benchtop size) table saw on layaway.

All tools purchased either off craigslist or from various pawnshops, appear to be in great condition. Have already re-listed the RAS as both the little experience I’ve gotten and what I’ve read indicate a tablesaw & mitersaw together will accomplish the same activities more safely and use up less space.

First few projects include:
  • Folding workbench mounted to wall, just hinges up out of the way & legs also fold against wall. It’s made from a 7’x3’ solidcore door (Praise Habitat ReStore!)
  • RAS bench (soon to be mitersaw bench) made from 2 recycled kitchen cabinets & a couple big pieces of particle board
  • BIG lumber storage in back yard, already has about 500# of wood on it from treasure hunts to the local Home Depot.
  • And, not really a project, but ceiling hung shelves a’la

Cheers, and hope to see more of you guys. BTW, you’re right. I spent nearly two hours just staring at projects thinkin “I wanna build that”.

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#8 posted 1862 days ago

Oh, forgot to say this in the first comment, but…PLEASE give any advice that pops into your head, I’ll try to be a sponge. Also gonna be spending a LOT of time looking at projects & readin the forum.

Upcoming and/or planned projects include:
  • Ceiling hung monitor arm for my computer monitor. It’ll be used at more than one location, so the plan is to use something I found at HomeDepot similar to T-Track on steroids…apparently used for hanging electrical conduit & fixtures from the ceiling…right side up it’s similar to T-track, upside down it’ll make a dandy sliding mount for the monitor.
  • Convertible dust collector/air filter. Already have the blower, see my comment in this guy’s project for details.
  • Modifications to the current RAS table when I replace it with a mitre saw.
  • Taking pics of what I’ve already done for my own “projects” page. It’ll be embarrassing since my stuff is still VERY rough.

Looking forward to any thoughts/ideas/suggestions that come my way.

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#9 posted 1862 days ago

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

-- Custom furniture

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#10 posted 1862 days ago

Welcome to LJs.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#11 posted 1860 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks . This is a great community of people with like interests.There is much to learn here & you will have the opportunity to share your skills & ideas with others. I hope you enjoy LJ’s as much as I do.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#12 posted 1860 days ago

“Welcome to LJ’s”……The best place to enhance your skills and knowledge.

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#13 posted 1859 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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#14 posted 1503 days ago

Imagine that! A year has almost gone by since you became a Lumber Jock. Congratulations on your anniversary! I look forward to your posts.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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