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Location: Lafayette, Colorado
Website: www.allenjordan.info

I am a computer programmer / hardware engineer at NOAA. I design, build, and write software for various weather balloon instruments. Woodworking is a hobby I picked up to work with my hands and have projects to occupy my free time.

I really enjoy building small wood projects on the weekends and after work. I also spend time hiking, bicycling, playing video games, and building computers.

-- Allen, Colorado

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cabinetmaster

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#1 posted 09-07-2009 02:15 AM

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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Scott Bryan

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#2 posted 09-07-2009 02:20 AM

Hello Bob,

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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Karson

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#3 posted 09-07-2009 03:06 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 karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Bigdogs117

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#4 posted 09-07-2009 04:40 AM

Welcome to the shop. I look forward to seeing your projects and I hope you enjoy the site. There is alot of good information available from both professionals and amateurs who are willing to share their craft. God Bless!

-- Rusty

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Bureaucrat

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#5 posted 09-07-2009 05:21 AM

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.

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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Innovator

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#6 posted 09-07-2009 06:27 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks. It is a GREAT place to get ideas for your projects and help when you get stuck. There is a ton of information to help you along the way.

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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ND2ELK

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#7 posted 09-07-2009 09:28 AM

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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Splinterman

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#8 posted 09-07-2009 09:43 AM

“Welcome to LJ’s” ….the best place to enhance your woodworking skills and knowledge.

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woodworm

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#9 posted 09-07-2009 12:17 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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huff

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#10 posted 09-07-2009 02:36 PM

Welcome to Lumber Jocks. Be careful, as they say, this site can be very addictive and we can help you occupy your weekends. Welcome aboard and we look forward to your post.

-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com

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#11 posted 09-07-2009 04:42 PM

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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Max

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#12 posted 09-07-2009 05:28 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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Grumpy

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#13 posted 09-07-2009 11:19 PM

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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bobasaurus

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#14 posted 09-09-2009 05:42 AM

Thanks for all your kind comments. My woodworking obsession is gaining momentum, increasing at an exponential rate. I have to remember to keep things slow and safe so I don’t lose my fingers to the table saw, or one of its many dastardly accomplices. I’m sure this will be a lifelong hobby that will bring me lots of fun and hopefully create many pieces that will long outlast me.

I’m currently working on a little jewelry box for my mother, started a few days back. After I’m done with the remaining few finishing coats, I’ll post some pics here.

-- Allen, Colorado

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Beginningwoodworker

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#15 posted 09-15-2009 02:37 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks!

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