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Location: Port Orchard, WA

Retired from the DOD in 2007 as a Quality Assurance Specialist. Diagnosed with cancer 11 days after retirement. A kind of 'Welcome to Retirement' notice. Now a cancer survivor and participant in the "Relay For Life" event each year. Veteran of Viet Nam (USN) and many Alaska Fishery Patrols (USCG). Having spent so much time in San Diego (work related), I must confess that I love it there. Now I spend my time trying to see what I can make in my woodshop. Not afraid to admit that I am inspired by what others make and sometimes try to replacate.

-- Jim Roberts, Port Orchard Washington

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#1 posted 1563 days ago

Hi there,
Welcome to LumberJocks… I joined the site myself a few months 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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#2 posted 1563 days ago

Welcome to Lumber Jocks, one of the friendliest woodworking sites on the web. Get or give advice to others. Learn tricks and tips. Enjoy your membership.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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#3 posted 1563 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 1563 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#5 posted 1562 days ago

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

-- Custom furniture

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#6 posted 1561 days ago

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

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#7 posted 1561 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks – The best woodworking community anywhere!

I look forward to seeing your posts and projects.

Share the Love ~ Share the Knowledge

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#8 posted 1561 days ago

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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#9 posted 1534 days ago

Hey Jim,

Good to see you on lumberjocks!

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#10 posted 1528 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks. Glad to have you aboard. †

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

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