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Location: Jackson, Michigan

I'm a transplanted farm boy now working as a Systems Analyst, minding the server farm and coming up with interesting methods to entertain myself. I have a lovely wife and three children under 5 so life at our house is a bit insane. It goes without saying that I don't get much shop time.

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#1 posted 08-19-2008 03:41 AM

Hello Abkma,

Welcome to LJs. I hope that you will find this to be an rewarding and exciting part of your woodworking adventure.

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

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#2 posted 08-19-2008 04:15 AM

Welcome to LJ’s, it is agreat place.

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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#3 posted 08-19-2008 04:21 AM

Welcome to LJ’s.

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

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#4 posted 08-19-2008 01:29 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks! It’s a great place with great people, and, oh yeah, there’s the woodworking! Have fun and work safe! :)

-- I'm a wood magician... I can turn fine lumber into firewood before your very eyes! - Please visit and sign up for my project updates!

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#5 posted 08-19-2008 03:20 PM

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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#6 posted 08-19-2008 03:45 PM

If you like working with woosd, you’re in the right place. Welcome.

-- Bruce from Central New, if you'll pardon me, I have some sawdust to make.

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#7 posted 08-19-2008 11:18 PM

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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#8 posted 08-22-2008 03:43 AM

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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Paul D

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#9 posted 08-22-2008 10:27 PM

Welcome to LJs !! Glad you have joined us !!

-- Paul D - Lawrenceville, Georgia

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#10 posted 08-25-2008 02:56 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 soon moving to Virginia †

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#11 posted 08-25-2008 07:32 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

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#12 posted 08-27-2008 10:30 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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#13 posted 09-16-2008 09:09 PM

Thank you all for the warm welcome!

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#14 posted 08-15-2009 03:15 AM

Congratulations on your upcoming anniversary as a Lumber Jock! Thanks for helping make this site a great place to visit.

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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#15 posted 08-14-2010 12:51 AM

Another year has rolled by. We must be having too much fun, cause it seems like just yesterday when I congratulated you on 1 year. Congratulations on your 2nd anniversary at Lumber Jocks. Thanks for helping make LJ a great place to visit and happy anniversary!

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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