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Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico
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I started doing woodworking when I remodeled my kitchen in 2009. I looked at cabinets & doors at big box and retail stores and contractors displays and thought I can buy the equipment & make those and still come out ahead. I already owned an old Craftsman tablesaw. Well, it ended up taking over a year & half, but finally finished.
I made raised panel doors, second set was much better! I started out with Alder and had alot of trouble with it being a soft wood, so I switched to red oak after making about 1/3 of the doors. I've made a variety of things since and last winter I turned my 2 car garage into a woodshop. I've learned that the workshop is a project that will go on for a long time!

-- "If the women don't find you handsome, they should at least find you handy." Red Green

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#1 posted 03-24-2011 08:11 PM

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#2 posted 03-24-2011 08:46 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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#3 posted 03-24-2011 08:57 PM

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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#4 posted 03-24-2011 09:43 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks!.

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#5 posted 03-24-2011 10:35 PM

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 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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#6 posted 03-24-2011 11:13 PM

Hi! Welcome to Lumber Jocks! I’m sure you’ll enjoy youself here.

-- Your Assertiveness Training Is Beginning To Interfere With My Anger Management!

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#7 posted 03-25-2011 05:59 AM

Welcome to LJs; a great place to learn and share information about woodworking.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#8 posted 03-25-2011 07:08 AM

“WELCOME to LJ’s.”

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#9 posted 03-25-2011 07:02 PM

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

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#10 posted 03-26-2011 03:34 AM

Granite,

Welcome to the site! This site is Awesome!!!

I’m with Ken… But “can be…”... No, it “is ADDICTIVE!!!”

Enjoy

-- Chefshep :) "When we allow our present to quarrel with our past, we risk jeopardizing our future.” - Winston Churchill

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Richard

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#11 posted 04-23-2011 06:25 PM

Welcome and as they say , the site is ADDICTIVE!!!” I keep getting caught on the site at work. But they don’t complain much sinceI still manage to get my work done on time .

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