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1191 posts in 1980 days

Location: Lewes, DE
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Retired and brand new to woodworking... just starting out by doing some homework first.

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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trifern

8132 posts in 2272 days


#1 posted 1980 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s.

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

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Max

55950 posts in 2778 days


#2 posted 1980 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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woodworm

14124 posts in 2096 days


#3 posted 1980 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

Take care and work safely.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Bigdogs117

1853 posts in 2126 days


#4 posted 1980 days ago

Welcome to the shop. I look forward to seeing your projects and I hope you enjoy the site. There is alot of good information available from both professionals and amateurs who are willing to share their craft. God Bless!

-- Rusty

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Scott Bryan

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#5 posted 1980 days ago

Hello Dustyal,

Welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find this to be an exciting and rewarding part of your woodworking experience.

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

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rikkor

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#6 posted 1980 days ago

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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Grumpy

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#7 posted 1979 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks Al. 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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HallTree

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#8 posted 1978 days ago

Welcome. You have found the right place for woodworking. A great group of people willing to help. Looking forward to see your projects and comments. Work safe in the shop and use pushsticks.

-- "Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life" Solomon

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Karson

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#9 posted 1967 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks. Glad to have you aboard. ☺

Dusty give me an e-mail. I’m in Georgetown. We have a woodworking club in Delmar we meet every other month. January will be our next meeting. We also make toys every Wednesday of the year. We are giving the 2008 toys out This Sat in Delmar.

-- 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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Karson

34798 posts in 2906 days


#10 posted 1913 days ago

Nice to meet you last week at the meeting. I meant it when I invited you over to the shop.

-- 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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dustyal

1191 posts in 1980 days


#11 posted 1912 days ago

I enjoyed the meeting… I put the side-tips to use in re-cutting my cherry to prevent burn.. I reduced the burn, but didn’t eliminate. Amazon.com just announced a sale on Freud 10 inch blades. I need to check that out. But, I’ll also accept what I heard in that cherry is susceptible to burn.

I sharpened my plane blades and chisels to prepare for the dovetail workshop Feb 7th. I’ll be there. I’ll pick up Peter and give him a ride. (He’ll show off his fancy new dovetail back saw that he bought for the occasion.) I went to his place and he toured me through his shop. Talk about being intimidated by his work.. and the pictures I see of your shop! I finished my first humble project… and the customer approved, so it must be adequate. I was thinking of posting a picture and a blog about it—lessons learned. I may take it to the March meeting for a name that wood contest?

I have an idea for the club toy projects… I’ll need to talk to you separately about that, later.

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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gjd

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#12 posted 1621 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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cabinetmaster

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#13 posted 1621 days ago

Congratulations on your Anniversary. Hope you have many more on LumberJocks. We appreciate your posts and projects

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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gjd

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#14 posted 1257 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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Annushka

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#15 posted 921 days ago

Thank you!

-- Annushka

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