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Blog entry by Toolz posted 02-26-2008 10:10 PM 1099 reads 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi all and thanks for the warm welcome. I’m 62y/o, retired from the US Navy and just getting back into woodworking. We recently moved to southwest OH from Beaufort, SC to get my wife closer to her family in Canada. We are in the process of setting up our second garage as a hobby wood shop. Presently we have a Rigid TS, bandsaw and chop saw. Also a new Delta 6” jointer, Dewalt 13” planer, and a Jet 22/44 sander and a Jet 1100 DC system. Plus numerous small power and hand tools. In the past I have done a lot of woodcarving and custom leatherworking. I am in the process of deciding on final tool placement so I can install a main line and drops for the DC. I have a few photos of progress to date that I will try to post later.

-- Larry "Work like a Captain but Play like a Pirate!"

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#1 posted 02-26-2008 10:21 PM

Glad to have you join us. Thank you for serving the country.

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#2 posted 02-26-2008 10:38 PM

Welcome to LJ

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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#3 posted 02-26-2008 10:59 PM

Welcome Skipper.
Your going to like it here.


-- A mind, like a home, is furnished by its owner

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#4 posted 02-26-2008 11:03 PM

Welcome to the LJ shop!!!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#5 posted 02-27-2008 01:32 AM

Enjoy your woodworking from one about the same vintage & also not long retired.

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

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#6 posted 02-27-2008 01:49 AM

Glad you are here and thanks for your time protecting all of us. We give thanks for your dedication to the military.

-- 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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#7 posted 02-27-2008 01:52 AM

Welcome aboard Toolz

-- John in Belgrave (Website) ,

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#8 posted 02-27-2008 05:40 AM

welcome to lumberjocks. looking forward to seeing your work.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#9 posted 02-27-2008 04:52 PM

Welcome to the site.

-- Hope Never fails

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#10 posted 02-27-2008 05:10 PM

Welcome! You will like it here. A great group of woodworkers. Have fun and work safe.

-- "Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life" Solomon

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#11 posted 03-03-2008 07:34 PM


Welcome from a neighbor! I live in south central Ohio (McDermott).

-- Sam

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