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Location: western, new york
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Well I'm an early retired tool maker due to health reasons but I'm still getting by. Have a new grand daughter to keep us busy, but she has cut into my time in my shop. Most of my projects are for family but I have done some for money for people who almost begged me to make what they wanted, I really don't like doing it for money and I'd give away what I make for free if I could afford it. We have a 19 yr old son who followed my footsteps into the Marine Corp, last year his unit was in Iraq now it looks like they will be deployed again this summer but they are going out on a naval battle group to the Med.
My shop is in my basement because of the constant temperature it stays being below grade, stays cool in the summer and doesn't take much to heat in the winter. It's fairly dry so humidity isn't a problem for my tools or my wood. Most of my tools are on wheels to get in and out of where I like to use them, the other area is a little bigger but I use that for wood storage, assy, some machines permanently stationed like my miter saw station, mortise machine and a 10" drill press, bench grinder and a wood lathe. In my main work area I keep a small television mostly for the noise of the voices on TV, all my hand tools are in there too hanging on the walls. I would like to section off an area to make a finishing room so I could do more spray finishing but that'll have to wait for the next remodel all of us woodworkers do to our shops on a continuous basis. Most of what I make is furniture pieces and my favorite wood to work with is red oak. thats all for now.

-- some days are like driving in oncoming traffic

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GaryK

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#1 posted 2308 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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Max

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#2 posted 2308 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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gene

2184 posts in 2481 days


#3 posted 2308 days ago

Welcome to the wonderful world of LJ’s (Enjoy) Come on in, The water’s fine, fine, fine. Happy, that you have chosen to join the family.
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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Scott Bryan

27251 posts in 2419 days


#4 posted 2308 days ago

Hello Bhuddah,

Let me welcome you to LJs. I hope that you will find this to be an interesting 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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HallTree

5661 posts in 2364 days


#5 posted 2308 days ago

Welcome. You have found the right place for woodworking. A great group of people willing to help. Looking forward to see your projects and comments. Have fun and work safe.

-- "Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life" Solomon

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rikkor

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#6 posted 2308 days ago

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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cajunpen

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#7 posted 2308 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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ND2ELK

13495 posts in 2371 days


#8 posted 2307 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks. The projects are an inspiation, The information is priceless and The people are supportive. The only problem is, The sight can get addictive.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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bhuddah

26 posts in 2308 days


#9 posted 2307 days ago

Thank you for the warm welcome, this site is fantastic so far. I can see how it can get addicting to being logged in all day.

-- some days are like driving in oncoming traffic

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Grumpy

19313 posts in 2448 days


#10 posted 2307 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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#11 posted 2306 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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gjd

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#12 posted 1950 days ago

Congratulations! This coming week you will have been a Lumber Jock for 1 year! Thanks for your participation.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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gjd

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#13 posted 1580 days ago

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.
And now it’s time for: Congratulations on your 2nd anniversary at Lumber Jocks. Thanks for helping make LJ a great place to visit and happy anniversary!

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

11908 posts in 1754 days


#14 posted 1575 days ago

Hi there,
Congratulations on your second anniversary of being part of the LumberJock community… something to be very proud of…
Wisty
I look forward to the day when I reach that milestone…

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

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