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I did woodwork at school where I made two clocks and a chess table - all quite tricky pieces. I didn't do much after leaving school though, just made a box for a backgammon board.

Twenty years later, I have had a chance to do some woodworking again. I made a box inspired by one I saw here on LumberJocks. A few things have happened over the last couple of years that make it a good time to start doing some more woodwork, so let's see what I can do next.

-- I may have lost my marbles, but I still have my love of woodworking

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Max

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#1 posted 07-21-2011 04:02 PM

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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SnowyRiver

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#2 posted 07-21-2011 04:42 PM

Welcome aboard. Nice that you could join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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surfin2

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#3 posted 07-21-2011 07:06 PM

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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Tim Kindrick

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#4 posted 08-03-2011 11:49 PM

Welcome to LJ’s!!! I sure you’ll love it here!!!!!

-- I have metal in my neck but wood in my blood!!

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Condor1

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#5 posted 09-25-2011 09:35 PM

Glad to see you found LJ’s. This is one of the best sites on the Web, that I have visited. Speaking of visting. I made the trip to your country about 20 years ago and found the people to be some of the friendlist that I have ever met. I worked for Boral Bricks, in the USA for 27 years before retiring in 2007 and the trip to your country was for a plant managers meeting there.

-- There are times when a mistake is remembered as your best work.

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dannosmug

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#6 posted 03-04-2012 12:03 PM

Thank you, I’m a retired home builder who specialized in stairways, cabinetry,wine cellars, ect. I tried playing golf and found myself going back to my small garage shop. Now I’m in my shop at 4am every morning building Beer Mugs from my vast supply of saved scrap wood(firewood to some). I’m new to this and would like to be a part of sharing and receiving information from my fellow woodworkers. Don’t know how to post PICS yet, any suggestions for a rookie?

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a1Jim

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#7 posted 03-04-2012 03:38 PM

Welcome to Ljs a world wide community were there are great people,super projects and great woodworkers.Enjoy

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Roger

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#8 posted 03-14-2012 11:50 AM

you’ve got some gr8 projects, and look forward to seeing more. work/play safe. keep makin dust

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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