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Location: Brookfield, Ohio

Retired cabinetmaker, tool junkie, and miracle worker. I seem to be able to make things work that others won't bother with. I love bringing old tools back to life and fixing most anything. There's just a good feeling about making something useful again.
I live in northeast Ohio. I hunt, fish, work on my old Jeep CJ5, and spend a lot of time at garage sales and flea markets looking for old tools. I have managed to put together a nice collection of good American made tools. I am not physically able to do all the things I would like to do, but I manage to keep busy.
I am glad to find this site and look forward to learning from all of you. This is a great site and I hope I can contribute some of the things I have learned from my experiences and mistakes, and I've made my share of mistakes. I guess that's the best teacher!

-- Every day above ground is a good day!!!

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#1 posted 953 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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#2 posted 952 days ago

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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#3 posted 952 days ago

Good to see you here, Willie.
You will like the company here.

-- rhykenologist and plant grower

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#4 posted 951 days ago

“WELCOME to LJ’s.”

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#5 posted 951 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks, nice to see another enthusiast.

-- Mel,

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#6 posted 950 days ago

Welcome aboard. Nice that you could join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#7 posted 153 days ago

Good looking jewelry box. I know she will be proud. My sawmill guy came up with a bunch of 10” wide sassafras lumber. I bought several nice boards and have made a good many projects with it. Works good and smells so nice. Glad you are on here.

-- I love the smell of sawdust in the morning. Vernon

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