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Location: St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada
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My name is Chris, I am 23 years old and I am employed at a local cabinet shop (the projects posted here are ones that I have made myself in my own shop, not at work). Woodworking has been a hobby of mine for quite some time now. I started off in a little community called Lawn, it’s near St. Lawrence on the Burin Peninsula in Newfoundland, Canada. There I went around with my uncle, a “jack of all trades” helping him with odd-jobs. I have been doing this for as long as I can remember, I continue to do it to this day on weekends and when I get some time off work. It was only in the last five years or so that I really got into finish woodworking. This is by far what I enjoy the most. I have been expanding my shop by purchasing more tools to better suit the task at hand and building a good base to eventually branch out on my own running a cabinetmaking shop.

-- A hammer dangling from a wall will bang and sound like work when the wind blows the right way.

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degoose

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#1 posted 09-22-2009 11:39 PM

Gidday and welcome.
It is nice to have you aboard.

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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Max

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#2 posted 09-23-2009 12:47 AM

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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cabinetmaster

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#3 posted 09-23-2009 01:34 AM

Welcome to LJ’s. We are here to help you with your woodworking endeavors. Feel free to ask for advise. But Be aware…this site can be very addictive…………LOL

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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cstrang

1786 posts in 1913 days


#4 posted 09-23-2009 01:40 AM

I know what you mean be addictive… ive only been a member for a few hours and im seeing new things around every corner and i just want to keep on seeing more

-- A hammer dangling from a wall will bang and sound like work when the wind blows the right way.

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Scott Bryan

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#5 posted 09-23-2009 02:08 AM

Hello Chris,

Let me welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find being a member of this group to be an interesting, as well as exciting, experience. Have fun and enjoy.

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

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GMman

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#6 posted 09-23-2009 03:31 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks.Great place hope you enjoy yourself!

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Karson

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#7 posted 09-23-2009 03:32 AM

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 karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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SnowyRiver

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#8 posted 09-23-2009 04:07 AM

Welcome aboard. Nice to have you join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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Innovator

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#9 posted 09-24-2009 12:55 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks. It is a GREAT place to get ideas for your projects and help when you get stuck. There is a ton of information to help you along the way.

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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a1Jim

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#10 posted 09-24-2009 06:41 AM

Welcome to LJs a place were there are great people,super projects and outstanding woodworkers.Enjoy

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Grumpy

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#11 posted 09-25-2009 02:34 AM

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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ND2ELK

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#12 posted 10-02-2009 02:16 AM

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
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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reddinosaur

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#13 posted 11-02-2009 02:45 AM

Thanks for the warm welcome ^_^

-- Jess

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Dadzor

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#14 posted 11-11-2009 01:10 AM

Thanks for hello, Chris.

You know what they say about Newfoundlanders: we are everywhere.

Gonna be in Sin City on the weekend. Gonna stay away from George street and try to be good. Wish me luck!

Great tameetcha.

Matt

-- You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture; just get people to stop reading them. -- Ray Bradbury

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mynoblebear

722 posts in 1852 days


#15 posted 11-30-2009 10:54 PM

Welcome.

You will find Lumberjocks helpful, supportive, inspiring and informative.

Ask a question and you will receive an answer or two or three or quite a few more.

-- Best Regards With Personalized Rocking Chairs And Furniture On My Mind, http://mynoblebear.com

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