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Blog entry by dougmk posted 01-08-2014 04:49 PM 931 reads 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I am fairly new to woodworking. I have done a few projects, but always had to move the car out of the garage and pull everything out to use it and then put it away again. I now have a shop which I am sure I will have filled to capacity all too soon. This website was recommended to me by my uncle who is a fellow blogger.



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PurpLev

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#1 posted 01-08-2014 04:51 PM

Welcome aboard!

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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SirGareth

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#2 posted 01-08-2014 08:01 PM

Welcome Doug! This is a great community. I’m learning a lot and I’m sure you will also.

Did your uncle explain the rule that you must buy a new tool for everyone who welcomes you? ;)

-- Even if you fall on your face, you are still moving forward. - Tim, Southern California

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#3 posted 01-09-2014 12:48 AM

welcome to lumberjocks!!!

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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Roger

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#4 posted 01-09-2014 01:27 AM

Welcome to LJ’s. This is the place you’ll really like. Good stuff from every form of woodworking. Work/Play safe. Keep makin dust.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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dougmk

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#5 posted 01-12-2014 01:05 AM

Thanks for the welcome, I will get pictures of shop soon. I have been checking out different workbenches, there are a lot of good ideas. I bought brackets from Home Depot to assemble the frame, but since I want to use it for woodworking I am considering returning them and using mortise and tenon instead. We’ll see.

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Dan Krager

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#6 posted 01-13-2014 11:40 PM

Welcome, dmk. You will find much to encourage you here! Ask a LOT of questions on forums that interest you.
DanK

-- Dan Krager, Olney IL http://www.kragerwoodworking.weebly.com Any contact lens that slips from the eye will acquire the ability to camouflage itself as it falls to the ground.

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thechipcarver

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#7 posted 02-12-2014 10:22 PM

Welcome, I am sure you will find this site very helpful.

-- While teaching a class, a gentlemen once asked me: "When chip carving an intricate design, what do you do when you are almost finished and the wood breaks off?" I replied "Cover the kids ears."

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