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Location: So Cal
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I am a hobby woodworker. Tools I own are:
Table Saw
12" band saw
Radial (floor) Drill Press
Plunge, fixed, and trim routers + table
Worksharp 3000 tool sharpener
Earlex HV5000 turbine sprayer
1" benchtop belt sander

hand tools...
#4, #5, #65 1/2, and #110 planes
dovetail saw, tenon saw, rip saw
assorted chisels, etc.

So far, I tend to build my own designs based on the families' current needs and our preferred look. Arts and Crafts is my favorite style, but I appreciate many other styles as well. I don't work with plans and prefer to only have a general design/plan in mind (simple drawing), but like to remain somewhat flexible with design (and fit pieces) as I work.

I aspire to someday add a power jointer, power planer, #5 1/2 and #7 planes and a shoulder plane, and a small lathe. Of course I could list A LOT more that I want, but those are first on the list.

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#1 posted 07-31-2007 11:50 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks. Enjoy the community.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#2 posted 07-31-2007 11:56 PM

I just found this place and I read one topic in the forum and all the informative replies showed me that this is a great forum to belong to, so I joined up…

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#3 posted 08-01-2007 12:13 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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#4 posted 08-01-2007 03:56 AM

Welcome to our woodworking community!

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#5 posted 08-01-2007 04:44 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks.

-- 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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#6 posted 08-01-2007 04:53 AM

Welcome to the one and the only LumberJocks website. Enjoy your time spent here. Should you have any woodworking questions do not hesitate to ask…Somebody will know the right answer.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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#7 posted 08-02-2007 11:24 PM

welcome to lj’s
dig out your ole digital camera and show us what you are working on

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

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#8 posted 08-03-2007 04:26 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

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

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#9 posted 07-25-2009 02:09 AM

Congratulations on your upcoming 2 year anniversary being a Lumber Jock. Thanks for helping to make this a great site!

-- Gary

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#10 posted 07-24-2010 01:36 AM

Well, another year has rolled by. It must have been a really fun year because it seems like yesterday when I congratulated you on being a LJ for 2 years. Congratulations on your 3rd anniversary at Lumber Jocks. Thanks for helping make LJ a great place to visit and happy anniversary!

-- Gary

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