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Location: Michigan's Upper Peninsula

I am a lifelong woodworker and Michigan resident. My wife and I spend up to 40 hours in the shop in the winter (about 7 months a year here) We also belong to Superiorland Woodturners a group of 40 members. We meet once monthly at our warehouse in Ishpeming.

My woodworking hobby morphed into a sawmill and figured wood business five years ago. We make furniture for our family and about anything our grandchildren ask for. We live in the Michigamme Highlands which is the heart of birdseye country. We saw and process northern hardwoods and specialize in birdseye maple and exotics. My sons are also woodworkers and the business is managed by my son Boone.

I look forward to sharing ideas with other woodworkers.

-- Denny, Upper Michigan

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#1 posted 2228 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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#2 posted 2228 days ago

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

-- Paul D - Lawrenceville, Georgia

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#3 posted 2228 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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#4 posted 2228 days ago

Hello Herc,

Welcome to LJs. I hope that you will find this to be an exciting and rewarding part of your woodworking journey.

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

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#5 posted 2228 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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#6 posted 2228 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 2228 days ago

How are you doing? Welcome to LumberJocks! It’s the best site around.

-- It's better to have people think you're stupid rather than open your mouth and remove all doubt.

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#8 posted 2228 days ago

Welcome to the LumberJocks community.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#9 posted 2228 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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#10 posted 2227 days ago

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

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#11 posted 2227 days ago

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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#12 posted 2226 days ago

Thanks to all of you for your warm welcome!

-- Denny, Upper Michigan

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#13 posted 2225 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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#14 posted 1867 days ago

Congratulations on your upcoming 1st anniversary as a Lumber Jock! Thanks for helping make this site a great place to be!

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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