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Location: Maple Valley, WA
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I am the son of a carpenter so by default I consider myself a long-time 'beginning' woodworker. I have always enjoyed working with wood, but never took the time to pursue it as anything more than a casual hobby.

In the past 4 years I have made a huge commitment to becoming a better woodworker and have been especially inspired by this new world of 'digital woodworking' and social networking. I am glad sites like this exist.

I hope that by participating on sites like this I can learn more about woodworking and someday assist others in my position. Thanks for having me.

By the way, I am a hand plane junkie!

-- Pete

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#1 posted 2219 days ago

Welcome to lumberjocks. I hope you take advantage of all the possibilities LJ’s offers

-- Kip Northern Illinois ( If you don't know where your goin any road will take you there) George Harrison

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#2 posted 2219 days ago

Hello Hafwit,

Let me welcome you to LJs. I hope that you will find this to be an exciting and rewarding element of your woodworking adventure.

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

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#3 posted 2219 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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#4 posted 2218 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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#5 posted 2218 days ago

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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#6 posted 2218 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s.

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

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#7 posted 2218 days ago

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

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

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Paul D

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#8 posted 2218 days ago

Welcome to LJs !! Glad you have joined us !!

-- Paul D - Lawrenceville, Georgia

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#9 posted 2218 days ago

Welcome to LJ, the best woodworking community anywhere!
I look forward to seeing your projects and comments.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#10 posted 2216 days ago

Oh – there you are – Maple Valley! Glad our paths crossed here and elsewhere!

-- Dorje (pronounced "door-jay"), Seattle, WA

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#11 posted 2215 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 †

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#12 posted 2212 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks! It’s good to see another Hand Plane fanatic on board~

-- "Everything that is great and inspiring is created by the individual who labors in freedom" -- Albert Einstein

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