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Location: Albany, GA
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I'm a hand tool guy who realized he was limiting himself to hand tools for no good reason. While hand tools are a primary part of my woodworking experience, power tools DO actually accomplish a great deal.

My workshop is currently my back porch. My workbench consists of a Black & Decker Workmate and some 2x8's on a couple of saw horses. I need to get something to provide shelter for inclement weather, but there is something nice about working outside. For example, there's usually plenty of light ;)

-- "Give me your poor tools, your tired steel, your huddled masses of rust." Yep, I ripped off the Statue of Liberty. That's how I roll!

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gene

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#1 posted 01-04-2008 04:52 AM

Welcome to LJ’s (Enjoy)
God bless

-- Gene, a Christian in Virginia

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Max

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#2 posted 01-04-2008 05:44 AM

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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cajunpen

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#3 posted 01-04-2008 07:59 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks. Enjoy the community.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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tat2grl

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#4 posted 01-04-2008 05:22 PM

Welcome fellow newbie! Everyone here is very supportive and can provide a wealth of knowledge and advice. Love your avatar! Is that Ghostrider?

-- "Creativity is...seeing something that doesn't exist already. You need to find out how you can bring it into being and that way be a playmate with God."

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TreeBones

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#5 posted 01-04-2008 08:38 PM

Hello, welcome to LJs. This is a great site. I hope to see some of your work posted here. Nothing like a good challenge to bring out the best in someone.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service http://westcoastlands.net/Sawmill.html http://westcoastlands.net/SawBucks2/phpBB3 http://www.portablesawmill.info

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Karson

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#6 posted 01-04-2008 10:02 PM

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 karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Greg Mitchell

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#7 posted 01-07-2008 12:10 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- Greg Mitchell--Lowell, AR--gdamitchell@sbcglobal.net

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mot

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#8 posted 01-08-2008 06:57 PM

Hey! Welcome to LJ!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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Eric

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#9 posted 01-19-2008 04:10 PM

Hey, thanks for swinging by and saying hi. Man, I thought I had the smallest shop in the room (at 6 1/2 by 8 1/2). Got me beat! Looking forward to seeing some pics and how you lay it out. I’ve got a couple pics of mine over on my site.

See ya around!

-- Eric at http://adventuresinwoodworking.com

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PanamaJack

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#10 posted 01-29-2008 07:15 PM

We would like to welcome you to the one and only LumberJocks. 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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Teri

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#11 posted 02-06-2008 11:37 PM

Hi Tomcat! Thanks for the welcome. I’m lovin’ this online community. And can’t wait to look through all the workshop links to see if I can pick up some cool ideas.

-- Teri, Kokomo, IN

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gizmodyne

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#12 posted 03-12-2008 07:44 AM

Hey Tomcat.

Hope you are doing ok. Long time no post.

Take Care

-- -John "Do I have to keep typing a smiley? Just assume it's a joke." www.flickr.com/photos/gizmodyne

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Douglas Bordner

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#13 posted 03-13-2008 06:26 PM

Yup, John I too am wondering where TC has gotten to.
Hope you are well, Tomcat.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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Texasgaloot

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#14 posted 05-05-2008 02:59 AM

Hey Tomcat—

Notice the tag line. A word of warning, however. Once one starts down the slippery slope of neander-woodworking… Well, just say… you’ve been warned!

-- There's no tool like an old tool...

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Beginningwoodworker

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#15 posted 05-18-2008 09:11 PM

Welcome to lumberjocks I am a hand tool woodworker myself.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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