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Location: Fort Worth, Texas

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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#1 posted 205 days ago

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”
Need help with posting or other questions ?
Ms DebbieP AKA Debbie Pribele (Ljs community manager)
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.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 204 days ago


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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#3 posted 203 days ago

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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#4 posted 202 days ago

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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#5 posted 201 days ago

welcome to lumberjocks!!!

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#6 posted 201 days ago

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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#7 posted 200 days ago

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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#8 posted 200 days ago

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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#9 posted 200 days ago

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 199 days ago

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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108 posts in 205 days

#11 posted 199 days ago

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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#12 posted 178 days ago

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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