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Location: Iowa

I have been woodworking for about 5 years now - when time allows. I still consider myself an amateur. As of now I don't really make any projects that would be considered "fine woodworking." I typically just tinker around the shop.

I'm a chiropractor, with a passion for human physiology and anatomy, and post doctorate education focusing on lifestyle choices - how to eat well, move well, and think well.

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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#1 posted 12-08-2009 04:44 PM

Hello Dakremer,

Let me welcome you 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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#2 posted 12-08-2009 05:21 PM

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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#3 posted 12-08-2009 05:23 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#4 posted 12-08-2009 05:37 PM


You will find to be helpful, supportive, inspiring and informative.

I bring A long list of experience creating, Furniture, Custom Furniture, Chairs, Occasional Chair, Dining Chair, Upholstered Rocking Chair, Wood Seat Rocker, Wood Seat Rocking Chair, Custom Rocker, Handcrafted Rocker, Personalized Rocker, Tables, Coffee Table, End Table, Side Table, Accent Table, Dining Table, Entry Table, Bistro Table, Bar Stool, Stools, and the list goes on.

I will keep an eye out and try to help you when I can as my time is limited. I check my In box on a regular basis and I will respond as soon as time allows.

-- Best Regards With Personalized Rocking Chairs And Furniture On My Mind,

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#5 posted 12-08-2009 08:00 PM

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#6 posted 12-08-2009 11:07 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!


-- The things I make may be for others, but how I make them is for me.

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#7 posted 12-08-2009 11:15 PM

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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#8 posted 12-09-2009 05:38 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

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#9 posted 12-09-2009 06:50 AM

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

-- Custom furniture

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#10 posted 12-09-2009 10:49 AM

WELCOME to LJ’s ….the best place to enhance your woodworking skills and knowledge.

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#11 posted 12-20-2009 12:50 PM

Hang in there buddy! I worked in a Lowe’s store part time in their tool depatment. We had the same thing happen there all the time. People opening closed tool cases, opening sealed packages, throwing leather goods all over the place and leaving stuff in my depatment from all other parts of the store. It was frustrating but I always felt it was just part of my job to pick up after them. In your case I would have called the manager and let him deal with the fool if he cared to do so. As far as showing you disrespect that is another thing. When I had an A-hole customer I would just walk away. If he ever complained to a manager I figured I would tell the boss I don’t have to put up with that bull-s. I would like to think he would have agreed with me. When that happens to you again, I would go home, hug that pretty girl of yours, thank God for all your blessings and pray for people like that!

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#12 posted 12-21-2009 02:29 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 soon moving to Virginia †

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#13 posted 12-31-2009 02:46 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks.Great place hope you enjoy yourself!

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#14 posted 12-31-2009 08:32 AM

WELCOME to LJ’s ….the best place to enhance your woodworking skills and knowledge.

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Jim Jakosh

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#15 posted 01-20-2010 05:56 PM

I wished you lived closer to me. I have a thick router table with a lexan insert that you can have. For a fence, i used a piece of oak that was on a pivot on the left side and I used a C-clamp on the right edge to hold it in place once I set it. It is cut out in the front because I used a D-handle Makita router in it. It worked for me for 20 years until I got the bug to build a piece of furniture to house my Milwaukee router.I’m in Grand Rapids, Mi. you’re welcome to it if you get up that way….....

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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