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323 posts in 1905 days

Location: Australia
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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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commented on Refrigerated Trailer 69 days ago
added project Two of Three 106 days ago
commented on Scrap Wood Desk for $3.18 106 days ago
commented on Japanese tools #25: Japan meets Krenov II - MaFe style Kanna jointer (Handplane). 127 days ago
added project One of Three 151 days ago
commented on Workshop #25: ShopQuest 2014- I found my Workbench! 165 days ago
added project Good Feng Shui (I hope) 168 days ago
commented on Walnut Sunglasses 172 days ago
commented on Custom Cane #147: Black & White Ebony, Afzelia Pommele, Tiger Maple, Gabon Ebony, Freshwater Pearls 175 days ago
commented on Hammer hanger - for the French cleat BLOG 180 days ago
commented on Cedar Hope Chest using Reclaimed Wood 210 days ago
commented on Travel blogs #2: Paris National Conservatory of Arts and crafts - a lumber jerk in Paris 221 days ago
commented on 2 Hour Assembly Mallet 224 days ago
commented on Constructing My New 30 X 30 Shop #9: Finished Shop, Equipment in Shop But Not Setup 226 days ago
commented on Pair of Shaker Tables 232 days ago

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Todd Thomas

4969 posts in 2054 days


#1 posted 1905 days ago

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

27251 posts in 2427 days


#2 posted 1905 days ago

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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wpreman

1610 posts in 2317 days


#3 posted 1905 days ago

Welcome Woodfix, glad you’ve joined us!

-- Bill, Florida

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Max

55956 posts in 2878 days


#4 posted 1904 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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cabinetmaster

10874 posts in 2163 days


#5 posted 1904 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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gjd

18326 posts in 2257 days


#6 posted 1904 days ago

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.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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woodworm

14124 posts in 2196 days


#7 posted 1904 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Grumpy

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#8 posted 1901 days ago

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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Splinterman

23058 posts in 1966 days


#9 posted 1897 days ago

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

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Karson

34862 posts in 3005 days


#10 posted 1893 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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Woodfix

323 posts in 1905 days


#11 posted 1889 days ago

Thanks for the warm welcome.

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

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Andraxia

133 posts in 2114 days


#12 posted 1832 days ago

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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a1Jim

112002 posts in 2182 days


#13 posted 1830 days ago

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

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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gjd

18326 posts in 2257 days


#14 posted 1546 days ago

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.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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