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Location: Wilmington, NC

In 2005, my wife and I renovated a 1930's bungalow. In order to save money, I purchased a book that explained how to build simple kitchen cabinets. I read the book several times and bough the cheapest set of startup tools you can image. I built the kitchen cabinets and my wife loved them.

That was the spark that created the wood bug in me. We have since moved from that home, but I still have one of the cabinet doors in the shop as a reminder of where it all began. I also learned an important lesson about cheap tools ~ buy the best tool you can the first time, or you will buy it later at a greater cost.

Now, in 2012, I am starting my third year of law school. It has been killing me that I have not had the time to make anything in the last two years. But once I am done with school, I have a tremendous list of things to build!

-- David Anderson ~ Wilmington, NC

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#1 posted 917 days ago

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

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#2 posted 917 days ago

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

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#3 posted 917 days ago

Glad to see that you have made LumberJocks a part of your Woodworking experience… Welcome

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#4 posted 917 days ago

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck

-- Rick

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