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Location: Carmichael, CA
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I have been woodworking for about 6 or 7 years after retiring from 30 years in law enforcement. I took a lot of shop classes in highschool and have always been involved in home projects and even helped a friend build his house many years ago. However, only in the last few years have I really had the time to "play". I started out making some unique birdhouses which I intended to give to friends as gifts but soon I was getting orders for them. That was nice but I really just wanted to play and learn more about wood and how to use it. I enjoy looking at the work of others and then trying to see if I can do something similar. Many of the projects I have seen on this site are terrific.

-- gbear, Carmichael, CA

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Max

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#1 posted 03-06-2007 11:38 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks, hope you enjoy….. Will be looking forward to some postings of your projects.

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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Karson

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#2 posted 03-07-2007 03:00 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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oscorner

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#3 posted 03-10-2007 09:23 PM

Welcome! Let’s see some woodworking!

-- Jesus is Lord!

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WayneC

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#4 posted 04-08-2007 04:49 AM

Good to see a fellow Sacramento area LumberJocks.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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PanamaJack

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#5 posted 06-07-2007 02:56 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks. We hope you come to stay. You have questions, we’ll answer them…You have answers, we’ll question them. Enjoy

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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woodspar

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#6 posted 06-27-2007 05:08 AM

Please post workshop photos!

-- John

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David

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#7 posted 06-27-2007 05:57 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks. This is an awesome group of woodworkers that generously share thier talents and interest in woodworking. We are looking forward to your projects and input.

This is the premier member based woodworking site.

-- http://foldingrule.blogspot.com

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mot

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#8 posted 06-27-2007 06:01 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks! It’s a great group and the site owner is the bomb! There are lots of helpful folks and we hope you contribute your projects, advise, or ask your questions!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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Mike Shea

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#9 posted 04-19-2008 10:42 PM

your work is great and i think you are verry talented. maybey you can talk to my father for me. he is also in law enforcement and has been for 30 years. he retires next year and i told him he needs to get a hobby. when hes home he drives the whole family crazy. haha. anyways nice work and i look foward to seeing many projects from you

-- i can do all things through christ who strengthens me

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Bureaucrat

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#10 posted 03-01-2009 12:08 AM

Happy Anniversary! This week you have been a Lumber Jock for 2 years. Thanks for your participation.

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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Bureaucrat

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#11 posted 02-27-2010 03:24 AM

Congratulations on your 3rd anniversary at Lumber Jocks. Thanks for helping make LJ a great place to visit and happy anniversary!

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#12 posted 03-24-2010 07:44 AM

Wow,
Over 3 Years as an LJ… gotta say, that is very impressive… Congrats on your third anniversary…

Wisty
PS: I look forward to the day I reach this unique milestone…

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

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Bureaucrat

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#13 posted 03-06-2011 02:37 AM

Gbear:
It’s that time of year again, happy 4th anniversary as a Lumber Jock!

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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