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Location: Clay, Michigan

I started playing with wood quite young, my grandpa got me into it. I've had long periods without woodworking but over the last few years I've gone into it full time. Job loss opened the door to try craft shows with my clocks & small tables. I've added a few turned items over the last month or so. My shop is a small bedroom ( no wife so no dust complaints) about 13' x 12'. My tools leave much to be desired. I have an old Delta 10" bandsaw with a 6" resaw, a Delta table top planer, tabletop router cabinet with a Freud router mounted, a very old Buffalo joiner and a Craftsman job site table saw. The table saw is the worst. The fence wouldn't know square to the blade if you drew it a picture in crayon. The planer functions ok. I cranked the post nuts tight & if you twist the board a few degrees or pull up a bit on the board as it exits you can reduce snipe a great deal. It's a piece meal collection but I do ok with it. I heard about this site at a craft show so thought I'd join and see what I can learn.

-- Keep Your Stick On The Ice

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#1 posted 1748 days ago

Hello Bill,

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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#2 posted 1748 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#3 posted 1748 days ago

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#4 posted 1748 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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#5 posted 1748 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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#6 posted 1748 days ago

Welcome to Lumber Jocks! This is a great place to get – or give – advice about woodworking on the forums and the project posts are a wonderful source of new ideas. I love this site, I hope you will enjoy it too.

Look forward to seeing your projects and posts.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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#7 posted 1747 days ago

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

-- Custom furniture

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#8 posted 1747 days ago

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

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#9 posted 1747 days ago

thanks folks. nice to find like minds.

-- Keep Your Stick On The Ice

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#10 posted 1745 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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#11 posted 1629 days ago

a nice looking girl

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#12 posted 1386 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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