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Location: New Zealand

originally a beekeeper in a family business where my interest in woodworking started. we always made our own equipment so it was a natural progression into dabbling in furniture making.we made a lot of mistakes along the way but learned alot as well.these days i'm a timber machinest for a gate making company...also a small family run business(not my family).so have expanded my skill base quite considerably.
i'm in the middle of restoring a 1934 bungalow to it's former glory so it occupies most of my woodworking for pleasure is also my life with both work and restoration projects....some call it living the most poeple i always want more than i can have buit limited by money and more so by space but i have still managed to make a few interesting pices for our house.
also into cars and one day i'm hoping to build a vw woody....after all the other jobs my wife has lined up for me

-- just get stuck in and have a go!!!

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#1 posted 1156 days ago

“WELCOME to LJ’s.”

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#2 posted 1156 days ago

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#3 posted 1156 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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#4 posted 1155 days ago

Welcome. You have found the right place for woodworking. A great group of people willing to help. Looking forward to see your projects and comments. Work safe in the shop and don’t forget to use pushsticks.

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

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#5 posted 1155 days ago

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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#6 posted 1154 days ago

hi thank you all for the welcome …have a few pieces to show off….will get them posted asap

-- just get stuck in and have a go!!!

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