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Location: St Joe, IN
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I'm relatively new to woodworking at least in a serious way. I've dabbled over the years with some minor projects. A couple of summers ago I built a wood fence around my side yard because I hated the look of chain link fence and couldn't afford to buy the pre-built wood panel fences. Last summer I built a couple of picnic tables and some garden benches and now I'm hooked. I had some power tools but now I bought a small table saw, a miter saw and a router and now I'm off. Next project is kitchen cabinets. More than enough of a challenge for a newbie. Will post pics when available.

-- Fred ~ lignator novus ~

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Todd Thomas

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#1 posted 02-18-2009 02:50 PM

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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Scott Bryan

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#2 posted 02-18-2009 03:20 PM

Hello Fred,

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

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

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trifern

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#3 posted 02-18-2009 03:46 PM

Welcome to LJ’s.

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

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Max

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#4 posted 02-18-2009 05:19 PM

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

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#5 posted 02-18-2009 06:04 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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gjd

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#6 posted 02-18-2009 08:44 PM

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 love this site, I hope you will enjoy it to.

Good luck with those kitchen cabinets. Post some pics as you are working your way through the project.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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HallTree

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#7 posted 02-18-2009 09:26 PM

Welcome Fred. 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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cabinetmaster

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#8 posted 02-18-2009 11:39 PM

Welcome to LJ’s. We are here to help you with your woodworking endeavors. Feel free to ask for advise. But Be aware…this site can be very addictive……….....LOL

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

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Karson

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#9 posted 02-19-2009 05:28 PM

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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rikkor

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#10 posted 02-20-2009 06:01 PM

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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ND2ELK

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#11 posted 02-21-2009 02:54 AM

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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fredc

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#12 posted 02-21-2009 03:03 AM

Wow, thanks for the warm welcome everyone. When I joined and posted a quick profile I didn’t expect any responses so quickly. I’ve been browsing the projects and blogs for about a month now and am in such awe of much of what I’ve seen here. You all have set the bar very high for which I’m really grateful. I’m not yet capable of the craftsmanship protrayed in many of your projects and I know I have many mistakes ahead to wade thru, but with practice and the inspiration and encouragement from LJ’s, I know I won’t be settling for just OK anymore. Thanks again.

Fred

-- Fred ~ lignator novus ~

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Grumpy

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#13 posted 02-22-2009 09:05 AM

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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gjd

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#14 posted 02-13-2010 04:16 AM

Congratulations on your upcoming anniversary as a Lumber Jock! I look forward to more of your posts.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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