Hello Lumber Jocks! Yet another unexperienced, developing craftsman has arrived to lean on this community and hopefully contribute in a positive way. I’ve signed up here because I’ve found that I’ve been browsing the forums more and more lately and this community looks helpful and friendly. I’m very much a DIY kind of guy and will naively accept any project that I’m completely unprepared for, just for the chance of getting my hands dirty. Last year I boug...
I just finished signing in ( I’ve been lurking for about a month) and I thought it would be a good idea to say hello. I’m John Abraham, and I’ve been a professional carpenter/ painter/ plasterer/ concrete mason since leaving the USAF in 1982. After seeing some of the projects on here, I find I have wasted these last 20+ years. Not really, but my chapeau is definately doffed to quite a few of you jocks! I currently run my own business remodelling homes or whatever other pr...
Happy Monday o/ I recently moved from a teeny one-bedroom apartment in Brooklyn Heights to a house in the sticks a few hours north. It’s a lot of space to fill. I get to have a reasonable dresser, a bed AND couch instead of a ratty old futon, etc. I started furniture shopping and my jaw hit the floor. I half jokingly suggested to my favorite bartender that I could outfit a wood shop for the cost of the dresser I wanted and make my own ugly as sin but sturdy and functional furn...
Hi everyone, I’ve been viewing many of the projects here and am litterally awe-stricken at the quality of the workmanship here. I hope to make some contributions in the future of my own that will stand up! A little about me … Not having the tools nor the space in a rental or a condo, I had focused on other things such as cycleing and computer repair. Now, however, I have a modest home to which I am the proud owner of with my wife of 3 years and a baby on the way. What a time...
Hello, This is just a Small introduction Video. Something I’ve been doing to try and better my Video Editing Skills with various Filters and all of the other stuff whatever there called lol. Hope you like it, you can also subscribe to my Feed in iTunes, I’ve decided to Convert all of my Videos to Quicktime format “MOV” So i can cover iTunes as well as my Blog for Video Feed… Thanks and enjoy the video!
Hi, I’m a self taught furniture maker and general woodworker living in the UK. I have a great passion for wood in all its forms, and working with wood helps me de-stress. My website (WOmadeOD Blog) was my first attempt at sharing my passion with others, however I never seemed to find enough enthusiasm to keep it updated to begin with. Recently though, I have branched into video, and this seems to come more naturally, and provide more feedback. My YouTube site (WOmadeOD YouTube)...
Hi all LJ’s, I finally signed up on LJ with an account. I have been reading people’s posts for several months now. I got the woodworking bug about 6-months ago and have been building a lot (toddler farmhouse bed, platform bed and trundle, workbench, coffee table, and a computer desk). I have a a neighbor that is a cabinet maker and has a shop in his basement/garage. He has been teaching me the basics. I will post some pictures of the toddler bed (my favorite item so far)....
Well, I figured my first blog should be an introduction. I found Lumberjocks through the Wood Whisperer site. For the last couple of weeks I would check the site at work and home, starting to build what I can only now call an addiction. I finally signed-up because I felt that if I was going to look, I should at least be able to contribute. a single paragraph. I am a twice deployed Army Veteran, who was a tank platoon leader the first tour (in 03) and the division’s commo officer for ...
Hello Lumberjocks, I wanted to take this opportunity to say hello and introduce myself. I am a relatively new woodworking enthusiast. I am in process of setting up my shop for the second time. I am a member of a few other on-line communities, but am very excited to be here. I really like the functionality of the site and the level of activity going on here. Other hobbies and interests I have include: Fishing, boating – generally doing the cabin thing (if you live in MN, ...
Hey guys and gals. I just stumbled across lumberjocks and love it. I have done alittle bit of woodworking/carpentry in my day, but nothing crazy. I am definately a rank amateur. I have recently been getting the itch to actually learn to work with wood properly. Until now I have always just cobbled stuff together when needed, sometimes more successfuly than others. I have always been the type to do things for myself, but I have found that as I get older, the need/want to be self sufficient in ...
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