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Location: Oroville, CA
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Probably not much different than you all, married my high school sweetheart 41+ years ago, raised two children, and have one grandchild (~5 yrs.). Bought my first power tool (B&D reciprocating saw) with S&H Greenstamps in 1970 to cut up some pine boards for kitchen shelves. I've rendered perfectly good lumber into sawdust ever since. Over the past 40+ years I've built case goods for the home, furniture for the patio, baby furniture, and currently looking into utilizing scraps to build band saw boxes. My favorite tool is an old Shop Smith (Model 10-ER built in 1958) that I purchased from an old family friend about 30 years back and still gives good service. My "shop" is a one-car garage so all my stationary tools are on casters so that I can move outside when the weather permits.

I guess that is enough for now. I'll update with project pictures at a later date, and I am looking forward to meeting with many of you in the very near future.

Greg

P.S. I still use the B&D reciprocating saw.

-- Greg, No. Cal. - "Gaudete in Domino Semper"

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Max

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#1 posted 11-07-2010 11:04 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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Bureaucrat

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#2 posted 11-08-2010 01:29 AM

Welcome to Lumber Jocks! I look forward to seeing your projects and posts.

Please enjoy your membership

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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SnowyRiver

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#3 posted 11-08-2010 01:33 AM

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#4 posted 11-08-2010 02:23 AM

“WELCOME” – to LJ’s….Enjoy the experience.

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#5 posted 11-09-2010 05:48 PM

welcome

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#6 posted 11-11-2010 02:03 AM

Welcome to LJs. You’re gonna like it here.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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Ken90712

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#7 posted 11-12-2010 03:44 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks! The greatest site around, you love it in here.

WARNING—you will be addicted to here with all the good stuff and people on here… LOL

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

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DAWG

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#8 posted 11-16-2010 08:06 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks, I hope you enjoy this site as much as I do, I’m sure you will.

-- Luke 23: 42-43

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Napaman

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#9 posted 11-22-2010 06:38 AM

welcome…there are quite a few shopsmith owners here! I own a 520…

You should look at shopsmithtom he is a great person who has several “ER’s” and he has many posts about the ones he finds and re-furbishes…

By the way—-I taught highschool for 2 years at Las Plumas HS when I started my career 12 years ago…but got laid off 10 years ago and found a new job in Napa…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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sgtsprout

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#10 posted 11-28-2010 03:45 AM

Welcome for the tip. Newer woodworker here but paying it forward on the advice of other woodworkers from the woodnet forums. I know as soon as I threw the Timberwolf blade on it was night and day. As you said it sliced like butter. I find myself using the bandsaw more and more now too.

-- "There are no gains without pains." -Benjamin Franklin

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ND2ELK

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#11 posted 11-29-2010 06:34 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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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#12 posted 12-31-2010 04:53 AM

Hi there,
Welcome to LumberJocks… I joined the site myself a little over a year ago and will give you fair warning, this site is VERY ADDICTIVE, VERY EDUCATIONAL, and VERY FUN…. so sit back, enjoy the ride and learn from the other LJ’s as they are a group of extremely talented people that are also very friendly…

Enjoy your time here on LJ and pass the word to any of your woodworking buddies about us…

Wisty

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

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Roger

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#13 posted 02-27-2011 04:18 AM

which hand do you swing that hammer with???

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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