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Location: Phoenix

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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#1 posted 1403 days ago

Welcome to a great addiction, enjoy your stay.

-- David - Houston, Texas. (

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#2 posted 1403 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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#3 posted 1403 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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#4 posted 1403 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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#5 posted 1402 days ago

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#6 posted 1402 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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#7 posted 1402 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

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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71 posts in 1403 days

#8 posted 1402 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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#9 posted 1402 days ago

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

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#10 posted 1398 days ago

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

-- wchips

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#11 posted 1398 days ago

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

-- Custom furniture

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#12 posted 1398 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…


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

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#13 posted 1385 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

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

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