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Location: Lafayette, IN
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i'm 30 years old and live in lafayette, in. i work as a union electrician. my profile picture is me working on top of a 300ft tall wind turbine. i mainly do commercial and industrial electrical, as i have a background in CAD/CAM and mechanical engineering.

my shop is a converted 2 car garage. i've been a woodworker for about 3 years. i build a variety of items, but mostly custom furniture pieces. i am fortunate enough to keep a somewhat steady stream of commissions going. it's enough to keep me busy in my down time from my "real" job. however, i'm nowhere near making the income to take the jump to full-time pro.

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GaryK

10262 posts in 2586 days


#1 posted 2267 days ago

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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trifern

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#2 posted 2266 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s.

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

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Scott Bryan

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#3 posted 2266 days ago

Hi Bent,

Let me welcome you to LJs. I hope that you will find this to be an interesting and rewarding aspect of your woodworking journey.

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

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Max

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#4 posted 2266 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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Todd A. Clippinger

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#5 posted 2266 days ago

Howdy! Welcome to LJ, the best woodworking community anywhere.
I am looking forward to your projects and posts.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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Paul D

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#6 posted 2266 days ago

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

-- Paul D - Lawrenceville, Georgia

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rikkor

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#7 posted 2266 days ago

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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Grumpy

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#8 posted 2266 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks Bent. 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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cajunpen

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#9 posted 2264 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks. Enjoy the community.

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

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Karson

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#10 posted 2263 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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ND2ELK

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#11 posted 2251 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
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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brunob

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#12 posted 2251 days ago

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

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

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jockmike2

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#13 posted 2237 days ago

Sorry I’m late, Welcome to LJs. mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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gbvinc

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#14 posted 2236 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks!

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jeanmarc

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#15 posted 2195 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks!

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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