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Location: Holland Landing, ON
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I'm a self-taught woodworking hobbyist looking to build nice looking things of function. Growing up, I learned quite a bit from my dad who also was self taught. He has all the big tools but he plays nice and shares with me.

I am at home in nature so the use of wood in a home setting is very comforting to me. I'd say that my style could be best described as modern rustic in that I like the visual of natural wood incorporated with everyday living.

My great wife found this amazing LumberJocks.com site one day and, after I lurked about for about 6 months or so checking out all the great things people were creating, I decided to take part. I love learning new things and see that's there's a wealth of knowledge out here amongst my fellow Lumber Jocks (and Jills). Can't wait for my next project!

-- Ben

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Max

55949 posts in 2775 days


#1 posted 1651 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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Splinterman

23058 posts in 1863 days


#2 posted 1651 days ago

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

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dustynewt

639 posts in 2364 days


#3 posted 1650 days ago

You’ve landed on the best woodworking site there is. Lots of positivity here. Welcome.

-- Peace in Wood ~ http://www.etsy.com/shop/DustyNewt

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Scott Bryan

27251 posts in 2324 days


#4 posted 1650 days ago

Hello WoodTookSoLong,

Let me welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find being a member of this group to be an interesting, as well as exciting, experience. Have fun and enjoy.

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

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hairy

1892 posts in 2034 days


#5 posted 1650 days ago

Nice hat!

-- brown shoes don't make it...

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cabinetmaster

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#6 posted 1650 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s. We are here to help you with your woodworking endeavors. Feel free to ask for advise. But Be aware…this site can be very addictive…………LOL

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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woodworm

14124 posts in 2092 days


#7 posted 1650 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Beginningwoodworker

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#8 posted 1650 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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SnowyRiver

51451 posts in 1982 days


#9 posted 1650 days ago

Welcome aboard. Nice to have you join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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WoodTookSoLong

30 posts in 1651 days


#10 posted 1650 days ago

Thanks everyone! Seems pretty friendly around here :-)

Hairy, my hat is a nice piece of fallen birch bark up in the northwoods Wisconsin. My wife found it and we hope to make a nice lamp out of it someday.

-- Ben

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a1Jim

109347 posts in 2079 days


#11 posted 1650 days ago

Welcome to LJs a place were there are great people,super projects and outstanding woodworkers.Enjoy

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Innovator

3584 posts in 1915 days


#12 posted 1650 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks. It is a GREAT place to get ideas for your projects and help when you get stuck. There is a ton of information to help you along the way.

Innovator

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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Grumpy

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#13 posted 1649 days ago

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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Karson

34797 posts in 2902 days


#14 posted 1647 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 karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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gjd

18326 posts in 2154 days


#15 posted 1289 days ago

Imagine that! A year has almost gone by since you became a Lumber Jock. Congratulations on your anniversary! I look forward to your posts.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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