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Location: Phoenix
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Just a guy that loves the smell of saw dust and a good challenge. I like making unique things that require a lot of design thought and plenty of patience. Since Woodworkers Source is only 2 miles from my house, I find it way too convenient to shop for exotic woods ... I spend a lot of time window shopping.

My shop is my 20 x 20 garage, and in Phoenix the temperature outside in the summer months of July - September remain above 100 degrees. Way too hot for me.

I tried to do at least one complex project per year, plus a bunch of little ones. Now, I need to give up my hobby. My health makes it almost impossible to move about in the shop. I have already put many of my larger tools on craigslist. Sad to see them go.

-- - DQ in Phoenix -

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DavidH

508 posts in 2346 days


#1 posted 1407 days ago

Welcome to a great addiction, enjoy your stay.

-- David - Houston, Texas. (http://www.justsquareenough.com/)

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Max

55956 posts in 2876 days


#2 posted 1407 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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gjd

18326 posts in 2255 days


#3 posted 1407 days ago

Welcome to Lumber Jocks! This is a great place to get – or give – advice about woodworking on the forums and the project posts are a wonderful source of new ideas. I look forward to seeing your projects and posts.

Please enjoy your membership

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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dakremer

2448 posts in 1695 days


#4 posted 1407 days ago

people here are amazingly nice and very supportive. I would love to see a video from you. Especially for making a banjo – i kind of know the process of a ukulele, just havent done it yet. I would love to see one on a banjo – maybe It’d give me the push to make one. Most people on LJs are NOT experts and the ones that are are VERY supportive and nice. I have received so much help – and as you can see, my projects arent that great, but i always feel accepted. MAKE A VIDEO! :) :) :) :)

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

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SnowyRiver

51451 posts in 2084 days


#5 posted 1407 days ago

Welcome aboard. Nice that you could join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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Ken90712

14830 posts in 1792 days


#6 posted 1407 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks! The greatest site around, you love it in here.

WARNING—you will be addicted to here with all the good stuff and people on here… LOL

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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ND2ELK

13495 posts in 2377 days


#7 posted 1406 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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dq2

71 posts in 1407 days


#8 posted 1406 days ago

I have to agree with the many posts … this site is very addicting.

You are all so friendly and give a guy a sense of pride. I have now spent 8 hours looking at the many talented folks’ creations. I can safely say that FaceBook has nothing on this site. I might even give up on Farmville.

-- - DQ in Phoenix -

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Splinterman

23058 posts in 1965 days


#9 posted 1406 days ago

“WELCOME to LJ’s” ….Enjoy the experience.

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wchips

314 posts in 1691 days


#10 posted 1403 days ago

Welcome to LJs this site is very addictive Lots of very talented people on this site

-- wchips

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a1Jim

112001 posts in 2180 days


#11 posted 1402 days ago

Welcome to Ljs a world wide community were there are great people,super projects and great woodworkers.Enjoy

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

11908 posts in 1760 days


#12 posted 1402 days ago

Hi there,
Welcome to LumberJocks… I joined the site myself almost a year ago and will give you fair warning, this site is VERY ADDICTIVE, VERY EDUCATIONAL, and VERY FUN…. so sit back, enjoy the ride and learn from the other LJ’s as they are a group of extremely talented people that are also very friendly…

Enjoy your time here on LJ and pass the word to any of your woodworking buddies about us…

Wisty

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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Abbott

2570 posts in 1907 days


#13 posted 1390 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- Ohh mann...pancakes and boobies...I'll bet that's what Heaven is like! ♣ ♣ ♣ ♣

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