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Location: Raleigh, NC
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I just started a career as a structural engineer. Bridges have always fascinated me and it has really been a treat to work on designing and testing bridges. I have always been interested in woodworking, machining, and fabrication as well as the designing of what I would be working on. Until college, I had access to my dad's wood shop in our basement and periodically my grandfather's wood shop. When I got to college I joined an engineering club where each year the team started from scratch and designed and built an off-road racecar. I learned most of my metalworking skills from machining and welding different parts on those cars. In the past year I got more interested in bowl making and also made my own carbide lathe tool using a bought carbide insert. My shop currently consists of one half of a one car garage that I share with my roommate. It is crowded as there is a 2500 pound mill, motorcycles, and numerous tools but we make it work.

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replied on Lignum Vitae Bearings 86 days ago
replied on Lignum Vitae Bearings 93 days ago
started topic Lignum Vitae Bearings 93 days ago
replied on Painting finished wood and laminate 239 days ago
replied on Newbie Turner Buying First Lathe 239 days ago
started topic Painting finished wood and laminate 241 days ago
added project Scrap Wood Bowls 283 days ago
added project Dirt Bike Stand 283 days ago
commented on Wood Drum 318 days ago
added project Cat Scratch Tower 319 days ago
added project Bowls and my first "wine glass" 319 days ago
replied on Question about Craftsman Tube Lathes 320 days ago
replied on Question about Craftsman Tube Lathes 320 days ago
replied on 2 HP motor on 110 Voltage 327 days ago
replied on Punky wood turning with old Craftsman tools 327 days ago

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#1 posted 609 days ago

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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#2 posted 609 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#3 posted 609 days ago

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

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Max

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#4 posted 608 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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HorizontalMike

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#5 posted 578 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks! I hope you will enjoy your membership. Look forward to seeing some projects!

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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