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Location: Sacramento, CA

Started working with wood about September of 2012, after getting laid off. One of my wife's friends suggested I try making wooden toys. Been at it since, managed to sell a few pieces, expanded into holiday decorations, gift boxes and knick-knack sort of things.
My shop is rather cobbled together in my garage, so it's a little crowded. I have a bandsaw inherited from my father, an oscillating belt/spindle sander I was given by a friend, while another friend gave me a dremel 16" scroll saw. I have since upgraded to an Excaliber 21" scroll saw, but that's another story!!) I already had a delta contractors 10" table saw and 10" chop saw as well as a bench top drill press.
I picked up and old Atlas wood lathe for 50 bucks, just have to find time to learn how to sharpen tools so I can learn to use the lathe!!

-- Snow's Wooden Toys & Gifts

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commented on Pedaling Cyclist - Trying to get myself going again.... 03-26-2017 11:46 PM
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commented on Another Flip Table, Thanks to Woodshaver (Tony) 03-14-2017 11:58 PM
added project Another Flip Table, Thanks to Woodshaver (Tony) 03-14-2017 08:32 PM
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started topic Looking for suggestions on estimating hours 02-24-2017 04:34 PM
added project Pedal Cyclist from an old pattern 01-31-2017 02:01 AM
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#1 posted 05-08-2013 01:46 PM

Welcome to Ljs a world wide community were there are great people,super projects and great woodworkers.Enjoy !
Because I often get asked questions by new members I’ve included the answers to the most( FAQ) along with my welcoming message to LJs.
You should know that posting questions or projects here (your profile page) will not get you very many responses’ just because it’s your profile page not part of a main forum. To post in a main forum read below.
Want to know how to post something?
See the drop-down box underneath my Lumberjocks in the upper right hand corner. Click on the arrow and select which type of posting you want to make (Project, Blog entry, Forum topic). This will take you to the appropriate page and you just fill in the form.
Sending Private messages(PMs) to other members
Click on the word” home” next to the profile picture of the member you want to contact ,then click on “send message”
Need help with posting or other questions ?
Martin SojKa ( LJs founder)
Ms DebbieP AKA Debbie Pribele (Ljs community manager)
Just for the record even though I have a large number of post I’m not involved with LJs management ,I’m just another member.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 05-08-2013 10:56 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks – enjoy the Community.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#3 posted 05-09-2013 01:35 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks.

-- Todd

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#4 posted 05-09-2013 05:02 PM

Welcome aboard. It’s great that you could join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#5 posted 05-09-2013 08:21 PM

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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#6 posted 05-10-2013 04:03 AM

I was wondering how long it takes to get your first post reviewed and approved?

-- Snow's Wooden Toys & Gifts

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#7 posted 05-10-2013 09:33 PM

Welcome to lumberjocks. A great place for insight and friendship.

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