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Location: Tulsa, Oklahoma
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My name is Rick and my shop is located outside Tulsa Oklahoma.

I am an Engineer for a manufacturing company in Tulsa but in my free time I’m an amateur woodworker. There is nothing more relaxing to me than to spend time in the shop (although free time is become increasingly hard to find).

I have been at woodworking for about 8 years now. I learned my hobby by building jigs, fixtures, and storage units for the shop. With every organizer or storage unit I build I try to incorporate different joining techniques and features. My family and friends began asking if I was ever going to build anything other than jigs and fixtures so I had to finally move on to some more challenging furniture projects. I still get some of my greatest enjoyment from adding to the shop.

-- Rick -Tulsa

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woodworm

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#1 posted 02-06-2009 05:00 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Scott Bryan

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#2 posted 02-06-2009 05:17 PM

Hello WoodScrap,

Let me welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find this to be both a rewarding and an inspirational part of your woodworking journey.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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ND2ELK

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#3 posted 02-06-2009 05:40 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
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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WoodScrap

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#4 posted 02-06-2009 05:58 PM

Thanks for the welcome! I look forward to learning from you all.

My name is Rick and my shop is located outside Tulsa Oklahoma.

I am an Engineer for a manufacturing company in Tulsa but in my free time I’m an amateur woodworker. There is nothing more relaxing to me than to spend time in the shop (although free time is become increasingly hard to find).

I am relatively new to woodworking, having been at it for only about four years now. I have learned my hobby by building jigs, fixtures, and storage units for the shop. With every organizer or storage unit I build I try to incorporate different joining techniques and features. My family and friends began asking if I was ever going to build anything other than jigs and fixtures so I had to finally move on to some more challenging furniture projects. I still get some of my greatest enjoyment from adding to the shop.

Thanks again for the Welcome and I look forward to seeing your work.

Rick (Woodscrap)

-- Rick -Tulsa

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Blake

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#5 posted 02-06-2009 08:07 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks. Your shop is great and I love the spice cabinet. I know what you mean about building the jigs forever. I remember that time. It lasted about two years for me. Looking forward to seeing other projects… you’re very talented.

-- Happy woodworking! http://www.openarmsphotography.com

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HallTree

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#6 posted 02-06-2009 08:18 PM

Welcome Rick. You have found the right place for woodworking. A great group of people willing to help. Looking forward to see more of 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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Max

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#7 posted 02-06-2009 08:28 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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Todd Thomas

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#8 posted 02-07-2009 12:21 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks….It will be a great resource for you and your projects. There are a bunch of great people here willing to help……have fun….Looking forward to your projects and posts….. WARNING: Visiting LumberJocks has proven to be addictive.

-- Todd, Oak Ridge, TN, Hello my name is Todd and I'm a Toolholic, I bought my last tool 10 days, no 4 days, oh heck I bought a tool on the way here! †

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Bigdogs117

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#9 posted 02-07-2009 03:40 AM

Welcome to the shop. I look forward to seeing your projects and I hope you enjoy the site. There is alot of good information available from both professionals and amateurs who are willing to share their craft. God Bless!

-- Rusty

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Karson

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#10 posted 02-07-2009 04:07 AM

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 karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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trifern

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#11 posted 02-07-2009 07:34 AM

Welcome to LJ’s.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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rikkor

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#12 posted 02-07-2009 07:33 PM

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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Grumpy

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#13 posted 02-08-2009 01:49 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks . This is a great community of people with like interests.There is much to learn here & you will have the opportunity to share your skills & ideas with others. I hope you enjoy LJ’s as much as I do.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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Bureaucrat

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#14 posted 02-06-2010 04:45 AM

Congratulations on your upcoming anniversary as a Lumber Jock! I look forward to more of your posts.

-- Gary

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#15 posted 02-08-2010 10:38 PM

Hi there, nice projects you have posted… I have one fun but quick question:
How much wood could a woodscrap scrap, if a woodscrap could scrap wood?
Sorry, just had to be done, the wood chuck thing just happened to get in my head…

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

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