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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 2585 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks. Enjoy the community.

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

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UncleBen

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#2 posted 2585 days ago

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 2585 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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#4 posted 2585 days ago

Welcome to our woodworking community!

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#5 posted 2585 days ago

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 2585 days ago

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 2583 days ago

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 2583 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

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

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#9 posted 1861 days ago

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

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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#10 posted 1497 days ago

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!

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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