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Location: Cape Town, South Africa
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I am 34 years old and from Cape Town, South Africa. I have only recently started woodworking as a hobby and would love to have more time working on projects.

Space was always another challenge, but just moved this weekend to a new home with lots of space and for once will not have to move everything out of the garage before i can use the table saw. Can't wait to start unpacking, but the wife still need a few other jobs done around the house before that can happen. But then again i love building and fixing stuff for her. (ok... we are only married for 10 months now)

I don't have many tools yet, but enough to keep me busy and get most jobs done. I still need a lot of practice to up my skill level and am sure to find the tips, tricks and inspiration right here on LJ. I've been visiting the site often the last couple of weeks and decided to join and become part of the community.

-- Hannes, Cape Town, South Africa

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Scott Bryan

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#1 posted 1735 days ago

Hello Hannes,

Let me welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find being a member of this group to be an interesting, as well as exciting, experience. Have fun and enjoy.

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

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SnowyRiver

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#2 posted 1735 days ago

Welcome aboard. Nice to have you join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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a1Jim

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#3 posted 1735 days ago

Welcome to Ljs a place were there are great people,super projects plus fantastic woodworkers.Enjoy.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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woodworm

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#4 posted 1735 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Max

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#5 posted 1735 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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cstrang

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#6 posted 1734 days ago

Hey there, glad to see another person join the LumberJocks community! It’s a great place to meet new people, post projects, ask questions and so much more, hope you enjoy it as much as I do. Welcome!

-- A hammer dangling from a wall will bang and sound like work when the wind blows the right way.

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cabinetmaster

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#7 posted 1734 days ago

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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hannes

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#8 posted 1734 days ago

Thanks for the warm welcome!

-- Hannes, Cape Town, South Africa

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Splinterman

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#9 posted 1734 days ago

WELCOME to LJ’s ….the best place to enhance your woodworking skills and knowledge.

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Karson

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#10 posted 1733 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 karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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nmkidd

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#11 posted 1727 days ago

Welcome to LJs…....super folks with a lot of experience and knowledge to share. Enjoy.

-- Doug, New Mexico.......the only stupid question is one that is never asked!........don't fix it, if it ain't broke!

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Div

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#12 posted 1537 days ago

Dankie vir die welkom Hannes! Kyk bietjie by www.talkingsawdust.co.za vir local info.

-- Div @ the bottom end of Africa. "A woodworker's sharpest tool should be his mind."

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BritBoxmaker

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#13 posted 1493 days ago

Hannes, wives are like that. At least mine is.

Don’t worry the tools will come. I find that when I take a liking to a new one its relatively easy to justify getting it because of the things I could now do with it.

Keep at it and I look forward to your future posts.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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gjd

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#14 posted 1374 days ago

Imagine that! A year has almost gone by since you became a Lumber Jock. Congratulations on your anniversary! I look forward to your posts.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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