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Location: Australia

I am a amateur wood worker. My job is investigating workplace accidents for the government. Not a very pleasant job, but very interesting. I often say 'my job is always interesting, unfortunately'.

Wood working is a passion I have indulged for quite a while, but lately I have started taking lessons. The lessons serve two functions, stress relief and fast tracking my skills. Sometimes I think the stress relief is the more important of the two.

My son is my joy, and my life.

-- Living is a constant gamble, life is about working the odds in your favour

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Todd Thomas

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#1 posted 05-14-2009 12:09 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks….This will be a great resource for you and your projects. There are a bunch of great people here willing to help……have fun….

I’m looking forward to seeing 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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Scott Bryan

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#2 posted 05-14-2009 01:10 PM

Hello Woodfix,

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

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

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#3 posted 05-14-2009 02:24 PM

Welcome Woodfix, glad you’ve joined us!

-- Bill, Florida

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#4 posted 05-14-2009 05:51 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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#5 posted 05-14-2009 11:36 PM

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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#6 posted 05-15-2009 03:13 AM

Welcome to Lumber Jocks! This is a great place to get – or give – advice about woodworking on the forums and the project posts are a wonderful source of new ideas. I love this site, I hope you will enjoy it too.

Look forward to seeing your projects and posts.

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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#7 posted 05-15-2009 06:22 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#8 posted 05-18-2009 12:11 AM

Good to see another Aussie Woodfix. 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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#9 posted 05-22-2009 04:09 PM

“Welcome to LJ’s”……Enjoy the experience.!!!
Great to see another East Coast Aussie here.

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#10 posted 05-25-2009 09:09 PM

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 soon moving to Virginia †

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#11 posted 05-30-2009 01:01 PM

Thanks for the warm welcome.

-- Living is a constant gamble, life is about working the odds in your favour

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#12 posted 07-26-2009 03:56 PM

You ,ay be from QLD but I wont hold that against you :P

Good to have other Aussies

-- The wood slayer - Yes dear I did plan to make more kindling out of that wood I have been drying for the last year - honest!

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#13 posted 07-28-2009 07:38 AM

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

-- Custom furniture

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#14 posted 05-08-2010 03:13 AM

Imagine that! In a few days a year will have gone by since you became a Lumber Jock. Congratulations on your anniversary! I look forward to your posts.

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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