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I have been woodworking on and off for 30 years. I built cabinets and furniture as a profession for two years until I got lonely working by myself in my shop all day every day. I now lead the activities of two flight simulators for Gulfstream Aerospace. The children are grown and I build whatever the wife wants and an occasional project for others. I like building out of recycled lumber if I get the chance.

-- Dave Dahlke

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#1 posted 2181 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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#2 posted 2181 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#3 posted 2181 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
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#4 posted 2181 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks.
I’ve seen a number of your posted projects. They are great pieces of ww.
Take care and work safe.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#5 posted 2181 days ago

Hello Dave,

Welcome to LJs. I hope that you will find this to be a rewarding element of your woodworking adventure.

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

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#6 posted 2181 days ago

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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#7 posted 2180 days ago

Welcome to LJs

Callum

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#8 posted 2178 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks Dave. 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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#9 posted 2177 days ago

Welcome to lumberjocks. I hope you take advantage of all the possibilities LJ’s offers.

-- Kip Northern Illinois ( If you don't know where your goin any road will take you there) George Harrison

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#10 posted 2176 days ago

Welcome to LJs!! Glad you have joined us!!

-- Paul D - Lawrenceville, Georgia

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#11 posted 2164 days ago

The saw sits on 4 6’” bolts threaded into a wood platform. This platrform can be moved around for perfect fence alignment and then screwed into the lower box you see. There are 4 nuts and fender washers on those bolts that can adjust the height of the saw, you can easily flush it up with the top. There are also 4 small bolts that can adjust out from the sides of the hole the saw is sitting in. After you get the top flush and aligned with your fence you spin those bolts against the steel saw table and that adds more stability. I am going to hinge a router table from one side that can swing up and put legs under it. I am also adding a hinged out feed table that will give another three feet or so for those 4×8 sheets of plywood. I need to make something to keep it from rolling while cutting big sheets of plywood. I have a compound sliding mitre saw and don’t plan on using the mitre slots. You could also put a vacumn hose in the bottom to collect sawdust.

-- Dave Dahlke

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#12 posted 2095 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 karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#13 posted 1817 days ago

Congratulations on your upcoming anniversary as a Lumber Jock! I look forward to more of your posts.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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#14 posted 1454 days ago

Another year has rolled by. We must be having too much fun, cause it seems like just yesterday when I congratulated you on 1 year. Congratulations on your 2nd anniversary at Lumber Jocks. Thanks for helping make LJ a great place to visit and happy anniversary!

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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