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Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

As a young child, I apparently enjoyed hammering nails into tree stumps, maybe woodworking takes me back to that place. Whatever it is that drove me to do woodworking, it stuck.

I've been slowly developing my skills since taking shop class in grade 7 and expect to keep learning until the Ents catch up with me. I tend to have a jack-of-all-trades approach to everything that I do, so when people ask what kind of woodworking I do, my answer is kind of long winded.

I am now at the point where I want to develop my skills in joinery and furniture building and hopefully my other experiences with carpentry, carving, turning, etc can play a small part in that work.

-- Ian - Life's a game, if you don't play, you can't win.

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#1 posted 1633 days ago

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#2 posted 1633 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#3 posted 1633 days ago

Welcome to Ljs a place were there great people,super projects and great woodworkers.Enjoy.

-- Custom furniture

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Scott Bryan

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#4 posted 1633 days ago


Let me welcome you 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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#5 posted 1633 days ago

Welcome. You have found the right place for woodworking. A great group of people willing to help. Looking forward to see 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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#6 posted 1633 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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Todd A. Clippinger

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#7 posted 1633 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 1633 days ago

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

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#9 posted 1633 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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