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Location: Kansas

Aspiring homebrewer, KU homer, Cubs fan, worker of woods, and amateur mustache enthusiast...

I started my woodworking journey in high school, then I took a break in college to study chemical engineering... Took a job after school with a software company that allowed zero time for such enterprises and now I'm back within 20 miles of my sleepy little southwest Kansas hometown at a commercial cabinet shop. Estimating and engineering particle board cabinets is fine for a paycheck, but my true passion is solid wood furniture with a little soul to it...

I'm slowly acquiring tools for my personal one car garage shop, but between work and my father (20 minutes away) I've got access to all the power tools a guy could ask for! Dad has gone away from furniture building and makes some pretty amazing segmented bowls in the style of Ray Allen (not the NBA player)... I was a power tools only guy up until about a year ago, but I've recently discovered the joy, accuracy, most of all the quietness hand tools provide and look forward to adding more tools/skills to my arsenal.

I'm looking forward to sharing and learning along with this little community...

-- Byer-- "Comparison is the thief of joy" -- T.R. Roosevelt

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#1 posted 12-31-2012 06:02 PM

Welcome to Ljs a world wide community were there are great people,super projects and great woodworkers.Enjoy !

Because I often get asked questions by new members I’ve included the answers to the most( FAQ) along with my welcoming message to LJs.

You should know that posting questions or projects here (your profile page) will not get you very many responses’ just because it’s your profile page not part of a main forum. To post in a main forum read below.

Want to know how to post something?
See the drop-down box underneath my Lumberjocks in the upper right hand corner. Click on the arrow and select which type of posting you want to make (Project, Blog entry, Forum topic). This will take you to the appropriate page and you just fill in the form.

Sending Private messages(PMs) to other members
Click on the word” home” next to the profile picture of the member you want to contact ,then click on “send message”

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Just for the record even though I have a large number of post I’m not involved with LJs management ,I’m just another member.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 12-31-2012 06:38 PM

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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#3 posted 09-02-2015 01:48 PM

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