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Location: Amsterdam, New York

I am a retired Mechanic, Legally Blind, and hating every minuet of retirement. I started woodworking again to calm my nerves and to keep me sane. I love making Adirondack Chairs and Tables. I have sold several of them around my area and to as far away as Allegheny, Pennsylvania. I am in the process of building a new tool for the shop. It's a Thickness Sander. Everything is on hold for now due to a recent surgery. I am married to my loving bride of 25 years and have 2 great kids. Lance R. 24 and Lindsey 20. I was a gear head with many toys but the toy I love the best is still my 1966 Dodge Charger. It's in my pictures some where. So I hope to be adding more info at a later date. Nice to be in here.

-- "Keep Miaking That Sawdust," Lance

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#1 posted 2208 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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#2 posted 2208 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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Scott Bryan

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#3 posted 2208 days ago

Hi Charger1966,

Let me welcome you to LJs. I hope that you will find this to be an interesting and rewarding aspect of your woodworking journey.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#4 posted 2208 days ago

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

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#5 posted 2208 days ago

Welcome Lance. You have found the right place for woodworking. Being Legally Blind, and hating every minuet of retirement is going to get better as you spend more time here at LumberJock. A great group of people willing to help. Looking forward to see more of your projects and comments. Have fun and work safe in the shop.

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

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#6 posted 2208 days ago

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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#7 posted 2208 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks. Enjoy the community.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#8 posted 2208 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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#9 posted 2208 days ago

Welcome to LJs !! Glad you have joined us !!

-- Paul D - Lawrenceville, Georgia

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Ray Lepagnol

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#10 posted 2208 days ago


-- The only thing better than being Daddy is being Grandpa

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#11 posted 2208 days ago

Lance, Welcome aboard. Really nice shop built projects you have posted. Looking forward to seeing the thickness planer as that is one project I too should work on some time soon.
Have to agree with you about ShopNotes magazine, one of the best I have found and the only one I subscribed to.


-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#12 posted 2207 days ago

We welcome you to the one and only LumberJocks. We hope that you enjoy your stay/visit each and every time you show up on our door step. If you should need any woodworking question answered, don’t hesitate to ask. Somebody’s gonna have a good answer for you.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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#13 posted 2207 days ago

Nice car. I have a good friend with a Orange 68, and another working on a Super Bee.

Oh Yeah! Welcome Aboard!

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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#14 posted 2206 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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#15 posted 2177 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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