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Location: Fort Worth, Texas
Website: http://wilkerdos.blogspot.com/

I'm young and I'm a girl, but I love making things. I'm not an expert or have any formal training but when I have a project in mind I put a lot of effort into figuring out how to do get it done. I didn't even know how to use a circular saw a year ago so take it easy on me if you're a pro looking at my projects. ; )

I write a blog called Wilker Do's and I give step by step instructions on everything I do around my house so that somebody else can possibly benefit from my experience.

-- April, WilkerDo's

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added project Hardware Strorage 08-21-2014 07:00 PM
added project A Scrap Wood Flag 07-03-2014 03:50 PM
commented on Dog Gate 06-19-2014 05:29 PM
commented on scrapwood stars 06-18-2014 05:56 PM
added project Dog Gate 06-18-2014 03:44 PM
commented on scrapwood stars 06-18-2014 02:53 PM
commented on New table in the shop 06-16-2014 10:13 PM
added project Simple Sawhorse Storage 05-29-2014 11:02 PM
added project Easy Mother's Day Gift 04-30-2014 05:44 PM
commented on Oak boot jack 04-13-2014 06:56 PM
commented on Glass Waterfall 04-13-2014 06:16 PM
commented on Glass Waterfall 04-13-2014 01:22 AM
commented on Glass Waterfall 04-12-2014 11:15 PM
added project Glass Waterfall 04-12-2014 07:36 PM
replied on Newest Addition to the Shop 04-03-2014 03:28 PM

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a1Jim

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#1 posted 01-30-2014 07:09 AM

Welcome to Ljs a world wide community were there are great people,super projects and great woodworkers.Enjoy !
Because I often get asked questions by new members I’ve included the answers to the most( FAQ) along with my welcoming message to LJs.
You should know that posting questions or projects here (your profile page) will not get you very many responses’ just because it’s your profile page not part of a main forum. To post in a main forum read below.
Want to know how to post something?
See the drop-down box underneath my Lumberjocks in the upper right hand corner. Click on the arrow and select which type of posting you want to make (Project, Blog entry, Forum topic). This will take you to the appropriate page and you just fill in the form.
Sending Private messages(PMs) to other members
Click on the word” home” next to the profile picture of the member you want to contact ,then click on “send message”
http://lumberjocks.com/help/getting-started
Need help with posting or other questions ?
Contact:
Ms DebbieP AKA Debbie Pribele (Ljs community manager)http://lumberjocks.com/MsDebbieP
Just for the record even though I have a large number of post I’m not involved with LJs management ,I’m just another member.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Dutchy

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#2 posted 01-31-2014 01:27 PM

Welcome.

When I click on your addres I get an 404 error. Typing it in google I can find it with any problem.

-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?

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Max

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#3 posted 01-31-2014 05:36 PM

We are glad to see you have chosen to become a part of the LumberJocks community…. Welcome

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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jim65

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#4 posted 02-02-2014 08:33 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks, you’ll find a great group of people here and a lot of support, we are all learning everyday!

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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whitebeast88

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#5 posted 02-02-2014 07:07 PM

welcome to lumberjocks!!!

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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Grandpa

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#6 posted 02-03-2014 02:39 AM

Welcome aboard. Your work looks great. I am looking forward to learning thing from someone south of the border. LOL Good to have you.

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mcoyfrog

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#7 posted 02-03-2014 07:26 PM

Welcom to LJ’s i’m sure you will love it here

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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Hawaiilad

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#8 posted 02-03-2014 09:21 PM

A BIG Welcome to LB’s April. What a great place to not only share the projects you have made, but also see items others have made. We look forward to seeing more items from your shop.

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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Sandra

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#9 posted 02-04-2014 12:07 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks. You’ll find lots of kind people, sage advice and a bit of weirdness. Enjoy!

-- No, I don't want to buy the pink hammer.

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Mainiac Matt

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#10 posted 02-04-2014 08:44 PM

Don’t apologize for being “young and a girl”

You are just what God made you :^) and all humanity shares his creative impulse.

Not many every act on it though, and that’s one reason why I think so many people are unhappy.

Judging by your photo, I’d say your not one of them.

Now tell that engineer wanna be hubby to get crackin’ :^)

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

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Wilker

108 posts in 326 days


#11 posted 02-05-2014 04:44 AM

Thank you all for the warm welcome. I was really nervous about creating an account because I wasn’t sure what type of mentality members had about females joining in. I can see I was worried for nothing and I’m really excited to start making friends and learning from all you pros. ; )

-- April, WilkerDo's

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doubleDD

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#12 posted 02-26-2014 03:18 AM

Hi April. Your drill press is somewhere between 22 and 30’’ tall and is made to be set on a bench. Mine stands 68’’ tall and sits on the floor. Basically they are the same except for the length of the column. So I have a a 53’’ column that doesn’t get a lot of use. If I build a cabinet around the column and base I can always roll it out of the way if needed. I hope that explains things.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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