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Location: Fort Wayne, indiana

Woodworking has been a hobby of mine for several years. I grew up watching my grandfather do woodcarving and occasionally make furniture. Being the kind of person that loves puzzles, building with legos, and an all around nerd...Woodworking seemed right down my alley. So God willing I was able to spend a few years working alongside with my grandfather as I started making some furniture projects. I always knew that my grandfather knew a lot about woodworking, but those few years I had with him were PRICELESS! I consider myself very fortunate to have been able to have learned some of his tricks an tips, but I know that he had so much more in his mind that I could have learned. Regardless here I am blazing a trail for myself learning things as I go. Thankfully my wife is willing to allow me to indulge my hobby, and every once in a while I get to invest in a new toy to play with.

-- even a mosquito doesn't get a slap on the back until he starts to work...

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#1 posted 1619 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 †

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#2 posted 1619 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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#3 posted 1619 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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#4 posted 1619 days ago

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#5 posted 1618 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#6 posted 1618 days ago

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

-- Custom furniture

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#7 posted 1618 days ago

Hi there,
I too am somewhat new to LumberJocks and would like to welcome you to the site. The folks here are great and the projects will absolutely blow your mind. There are some very talented people out there…
Sit back, enjoy the ride and be careful, this site is extremely addictive…
Welcome to LJ

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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#8 posted 1618 days ago

Hey, welcome to the site. Glad you found us. You’re gonna like it here

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#9 posted 1618 days ago

thanks to all for the warm welcome. I look forward to learning more tips and tricks from what all of you have done. Like Wisty said though I think I am going to have to “temper” my use of LJ so that I don’t form an out of control addiction :-)


-- even a mosquito doesn't get a slap on the back until he starts to work...

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#10 posted 1617 days ago

WELCOME to LJ’s ….the best place to enhance your woodworking skills and knowledge.

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#11 posted 1616 days ago

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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