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Location: St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada

My name is Chris, I am 22 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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#1 posted 1801 days ago

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

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

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#2 posted 1801 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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#3 posted 1801 days ago

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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#4 posted 1801 days ago

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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#5 posted 1801 days ago

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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#6 posted 1800 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks.Great place hope you enjoy yourself!

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#7 posted 1800 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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#8 posted 1800 days ago

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#9 posted 1800 days ago

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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#10 posted 1799 days ago

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

-- Custom furniture

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#11 posted 1799 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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#12 posted 1792 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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#13 posted 1761 days ago

Thanks for the warm welcome ^_^

-- Jess

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#14 posted 1752 days ago

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.


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

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#15 posted 1732 days ago


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,

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