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I have been around wood all my life (My Dad was a carpenter/home builder) but my experience was always framing where "close" was "good enough". Decks, gazebos, pergolas, etc. and the only "joinery technique" I ever used was a 16oz. Plumb claw hammer and some 12b nails.

It's only recently that I began to deal with (real) woodworking but I am enjoying my shop time more than anything in recent memory. A few months ago I began with building some "shop projects" where some less than exact cuts might be forgiven. My desire is to build on those skills that I "thought" I had until I can turn out some detailed work (like I see here on Lumberjocks).

-- Dennie - Tennessee

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#1 posted 03-05-2014 06:56 AM

Welcome to Ljs a world wide community were there are great people,super projects and great woodworkers.Enjoy !
Because I often get asked questions by new members I’ve included the answers to the most( FAQ) along with my welcoming message to LJs.
You should know that posting questions or projects here (your profile page) will not get you very many responses’ just because it’s your profile page not part of a main forum. To post in a main forum read below.
Want to know how to post something?
See the drop-down box underneath my Lumberjocks in the upper right hand corner. Click on the arrow and select which type of posting you want to make (Project, Blog entry, Forum topic). This will take you to the appropriate page and you just fill in the form.
Sending Private messages(PMs) to other members
Click on the word” home” next to the profile picture of the member you want to contact ,then click on “send message”
http://lumberjocks.com/help/getting-started
Need help with posting or other questions ?
Contact: Cricket Walker
(Ljs community manager) http://lumberjocks.com/messages/new/CricketWalker
Just for the record even though I have a large number of post I’m not involved with LJs management ,I’m just another member.

-- https://www.artisticwoodstudio.com/videos wood crafting & woodworking classes

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Roger

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#2 posted 03-05-2014 01:48 PM

Welcome to LJ’s.. Your prof pic reminds me of myself, and 14 others that loaded up a trailer similar to yours, and went to Sturgis back in 1990… Wow, seems like a few weeks ago, but, time sure flies by. Look forward to your projects, etc.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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hotncold

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#3 posted 03-05-2014 04:24 PM

Thanks Roger – the profile picture is from last July when we loaded up and went to Fraser, CO and rode for 12 days throughout the Rockies. We used to ride out and back but that last 2 days across Kansas/Oklahoma was definitely a “buzz kill” so I bought a 20’ car hauler and outfitted it with wheel chocks, new custom ramps and plenty of D ring tie downs. It sure made the trip back home a lot nicer.

-- Dennie - Tennessee

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mcoyfrog

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#4 posted 03-05-2014 06:59 PM

Welcome to LJ’s i’m sure you will love it here

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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