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I have a long history in framing carpentry. When I was a kid I "helped" my father build our first 2 houses. Later I joined the army and became a combat engineer.

In late 2007 I decided to try turning on my lathe. I had bought it several years earlier planning to make leather chess pieces (I am also a leather artist and want to combine leather with box making). I was hooked rather quickly. Last summer my father gave me his woodworking shop and I am discovering the joys of flatwork.

My biggest project was the workshop I built at our last home. 18'x20' on a crawlspace. The masonry work took me FOREVER!!

-- David, Florida

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Bigdogs117

1853 posts in 2218 days


#1 posted 2010 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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woodworm

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#2 posted 2010 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Scott Bryan

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#3 posted 2010 days ago

Hello Epp_dog,

Let me welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find this to be an exciting and enjoyable part of your woodworking journey.

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

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Karson

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#4 posted 2010 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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Todd Thomas

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#5 posted 2010 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks….It will be a great resource for you and your projects. There are a bunch of great people here willing to help……have fun….Looking forward to your projects and posts….. WARNING: Visiting LumberJocks has proven to be addictive.

-- Todd, Oak Ridge, TN, Hello my name is Todd and I'm a Toolholic, I bought my last tool 10 days, no 4 days, oh heck I bought a tool on the way here! †

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trifern

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#6 posted 2010 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s.

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

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TedM

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#7 posted 2010 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks! It’s a great place with great people, and, oh yeah, there’s the woodworking too! Have fun and play safe! :)

-- I'm a wood magician... I can turn fine lumber into firewood before your very eyes! - Please visit http://www.woodworkersguide.com and sign up for my project updates!

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epp_dog

58 posts in 2010 days


#8 posted 2010 days ago

Thanks for the warm welcomes. I hope that having a community will help motivate me to challenge myself in the shop.

-- David, Florida

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Max

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#9 posted 2010 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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Grumpy

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#10 posted 2010 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks . 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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#11 posted 2010 days ago

Welcome David. 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 don’t forget to use pushsticks.

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

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jim1953

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#12 posted 2009 days ago

Hay welcome to LJs Its a Great Place

-- Jim, Kentucky

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rikkor

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#13 posted 2009 days ago

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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suliman

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#14 posted 2009 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- Suliman , Syria, jablah ,

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sandhill

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#15 posted 1985 days ago

Hello Epp_dog, Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- Bob Egbert AKA Sandhill http://www.sandhillwoodworks.com/

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