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Location: Quezon City Philippines
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I'm a complete beginner from the Philippines.

My wife got me into this, seriously. We live in a really cramped apartment and my wife said she wanted to make custom furniture for it. I figured this would be a great way to spend time together. The other hobby that I do is programming, but that tends to make me antisocial.

Anyway I'm having lots of fun now, though I've learning most things the hard way. The fact that you should start with straight and square wood for example. Or the fact that one should not grasp a try to pull a stuck straight router bit from the collet with your bare fingers ( i have a permanent reminder on my finger now)

My budget's limited, so I'm starting out with mostly second hand tools, the most useful being a 7 1/4 Ozito circular saw and a D-handled Makita router (both of which I got cheap). Those tools spend a lot of time bolted to a plywood board upside down.

-- I still have all ten thumbs

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Splinterman

23058 posts in 1864 days


#1 posted 1691 days ago

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

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SnowyRiver

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#2 posted 1691 days ago

Welcome aboard. Nice to have you join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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woodworm

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#3 posted 1691 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Scott Bryan

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#4 posted 1691 days ago

Hello Axillathehun,

Let me welcome 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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a1Jim

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#5 posted 1691 days ago

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

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Max

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#6 posted 1691 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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Innovator

3584 posts in 1916 days


#7 posted 1691 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks. It is a GREAT place to get ideas for your projects and help when you get stuck. There is a ton of information to help you along the way.

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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cabinetmaster

10874 posts in 2061 days


#8 posted 1690 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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Grumpy

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#9 posted 1690 days ago

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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Karson

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#10 posted 1690 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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axilla_the_hun

22 posts in 1691 days


#11 posted 1686 days ago

Thanks guys.
My table saw

By the way, see that vacuum cleaner? That was bought in the 80’s and still works very very well.

-- I still have all ten thumbs

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axilla_the_hun

22 posts in 1691 days


#12 posted 1686 days ago

My router table;
I’m glad the Makita router that lives under this saw very heavy use before it was put up for sale; it came at a price I could afford.
router table

-- I still have all ten thumbs

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gjd

18326 posts in 2155 days


#13 posted 1330 days ago

Imagine that! A year has almost 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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