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187 posts in 1924 days

Location: Wilmington Delaware

68yr old Registered Nurse rekindling my love of working with wood. Set to retire this December and will spend my winters building things for the family and summers fishing. Can't wait to get started!
AS OF 12/17/10 I HAVE RETIRED AND PLAN TO MAKE LOTS OF SAWDUST! Making gifts for Christmas,
Time has pasted and I am now 71 and still going strong. Finally have the shop I have been wanting for years. I spend 4 to 5 hours a day in my shope builing shop projects and other things for friends and family

-- Walt Wilmington Delaware,

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replied on Nice Video 09-05-2015 11:32 PM
commented on shop makeover complete 07-07-2015 05:41 PM
commented on shop makeover complete 07-07-2015 01:10 PM
added project shop makeover complete 07-06-2015 09:22 PM
replied on Any one have experience with bench top jointer? 07-06-2015 08:57 PM
replied on Any one have experience with bench top jointer? 07-05-2015 09:25 PM
replied on Any one have experience with bench top jointer? 06-29-2015 05:48 PM
replied on Any one have experience with bench top jointer? 06-29-2015 02:43 PM
replied on Any one have experience with bench top jointer? 06-29-2015 12:23 AM
started topic Any one have experience with bench top jointer? 06-28-2015 05:43 PM
started topic Looking to purchase a bench top jointer for my small shop 06-22-2015 10:38 PM
replied on In need of plans for 18 inch doll furniture 12-30-2014 01:18 AM
started topic In need of plans for 18 inch doll furniture 12-30-2014 12:39 AM
replied on Remodeling workshop 09-19-2014 09:02 PM
replied on Remodeling workshop 09-19-2014 06:48 PM

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#1 posted 08-18-2010 05:10 PM

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#2 posted 08-18-2010 06:34 PM

Welcome. You have found the right place for woodworking. A great group of people willing to help. Looking forward to see your projects and comments. Work safe in the shop and don’t forget to use pushsticks.

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

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#3 posted 08-18-2010 08:55 PM

If you like working with wood, you’re in the right place. Welcome!

-- Bruce from Central New, if you'll pardon me, I have some sawdust to make.

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#4 posted 08-18-2010 09:31 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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#5 posted 08-19-2010 02:40 AM

Welcome to Lumber Jocks! This is a great place to get – or give – advice about woodworking on the forums and the project posts are a wonderful source of new ideas. I look forward to seeing your projects and posts.

Please enjoy your membership.

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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#6 posted 08-19-2010 02:41 AM

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

-- Custom furniture

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187 posts in 1924 days

#7 posted 08-19-2010 04:06 PM

Thanks for the welcome guys. It is really nice to know there is a site that gives excellent support and advice. I have been exploring the Wood Wisper web site and find it enlightening and entertaining. I have not done a whole lot major project since high school which ended in 1962 but now that retirement looms I look forward to spending time in my shop

-- Walt Wilmington Delaware,

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#8 posted 08-20-2010 09:24 AM

“WELCOME to LJ’s” ….the best place to enhance your woodworking skills and knowledge.

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#9 posted 08-21-2010 05:13 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks I hope you enjoy this site as much as I do, I’m sure you will.

-- Luke 23: 42-43

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#10 posted 08-30-2010 10:42 AM

Hi there,
Welcome to LumberJocks… I joined the site myself almost a year ago and will give you fair warning, this site is VERY ADDICTIVE, VERY EDUCATIONAL, and VERY FUN…. so sit back, enjoy the ride and learn from the other LJ’s as they are a group of extremely talented people that are also very friendly…

Enjoy your time here on LJ and pass the word to any of your woodworking buddies about us…


-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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#11 posted 09-08-2010 02:31 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks. The projects are an inspiration, the information is priceless and the people are supportive. The only problem is, the site can get addictive.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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187 posts in 1924 days

#12 posted 09-08-2010 07:54 PM

Thanks for the welcome and the comments. As soon as I can I will upload my first woodworking project since 9th grade shop class. It is a nite stand I made for by Grand daughter for her 13th birthday. I will try this tonight

-- Walt Wilmington Delaware,

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#13 posted 09-13-2010 04:40 AM

welcome to LJ’s Glad to have you aboard :)

-- Proverbs Ch:3 vs 5,6,7 Trust in the lord with all thine heart and lean not unto your own understanding but in all your ways aknowledge him and he shall direct your path

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