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I have always loved arts and crafts and making things out of wood has always been one of my favorite crafts. I am definitely not a "fine" woodworker, but I enjoy the process and have owned at least a few power tools for most of my adult life.

Maybe its because I love nature so much, but I have also always loved the smell and the beautiful grain of many types of lumber.

Now that I have reached the age where I can retire and do more of what I want, I am hoping to start spending more time on crafts and woodworking. My plan is to get my garage cleared out enough to make a usable area for woodworking and I will probably also try to figure out how to add an AC.

I'm glad I found this site again because I had forgotten about it for awhile! Can't wait to see what everyone is making!

-- Betsy, Melbourne, Florida, USA

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Max

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#1 posted 02-01-2008 04:26 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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rikkor

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#2 posted 02-01-2008 04:47 PM

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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Thos. Angle

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#3 posted 02-01-2008 05:11 PM

Welcome to Lumber Jocks

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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Scott Bryan

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#4 posted 02-01-2008 06:35 PM

Welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find this to be a rewarding part of your woodworking adventure.

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

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Grant Davis

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#5 posted 02-01-2008 09:05 PM

Welcome to LJ’s, glad to see you here and sharing your work with us.

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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gene

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#6 posted 02-01-2008 09:42 PM

Welcome to the wonderful world of LJ’s (Enjoy) Come on in, The water’s fine, fine, fine.
You can ask, show, teach, learn, and Share woodworking experiences.
There’s something here for anyone that likes working with wood.
Plus new friends
God bless

-- Gene, a Christian in Virginia

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schroeder

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#7 posted 02-01-2008 10:17 PM

Welcome to LJ’s – Looked at your web page – looks great!, (but…you need to add your woodworking!)

-- The Gnarly Wood Shoppe

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cajunpen

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#8 posted 02-01-2008 11:48 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks. Enjoy the community

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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Tomcat1066

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#9 posted 02-02-2008 04:07 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks!

-- "Give me your poor tools, your tired steel, your huddled masses of rust." Yep, I ripped off the Statue of Liberty. That's how I roll!

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Karson

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#10 posted 02-02-2008 06:31 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 karsonwm@gmail.com †

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grovemadman

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#11 posted 02-02-2008 08:59 AM

Welcome to lumberjocks, I’ve only been here a few days myself, but I can say already these are a fine bunch of Folks! I think you will like it here – I know I do!

-- --Chuck

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Obi

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#12 posted 02-02-2008 07:15 PM

WOW, 12 posts in a day, you’ll fit in nicely here. Welcome to the shop, grab a cup, have a seat and help yourself. Glad to see you could make it.

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aaronmolloy

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#13 posted 02-07-2008 10:16 PM

Nice to see a lady on lumberjocks for once remember keep up the woodworking

-- A. Molloy

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GaryK

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#14 posted 02-07-2008 10:51 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks! Enjoy yourself.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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Bureaucrat

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#15 posted 01-30-2010 02:45 AM

Congratulations on your upcoming 2 year anniversary being a Lumber Jock. Thanks for your posts and projects.

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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