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Location: Mentone, Alabama
Website: dperkins49@gmail.com

I WAS A Retired Electrical Contractor, back to work now in this great economy. I build a lot of what I refer to as "Heritage Toys" Some may be referred to as "Big Boys Toys" also. Trucks and tractors all 100% from wood, no kits, and by hand. I don't have any fancy shop and my tractor wheels are from a machine I made just to make them. My granddaughters benefits from the kids toys I love to make them. Small jobs for specialized cabinets and accents round out my "project list" . Today anyway!

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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Scott Bryan

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#1 posted 1782 days ago

Hello Hunter71,

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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gjd

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#2 posted 1782 days ago

Welcome to Lumber Jocks! This is a great place to get – or give – advice about woodworking on the forums and the project posts are a wonderful source of new ideas. I love this site, I hope you will enjoy it too.

Look forward to seeing your projects and posts.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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Max

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#3 posted 1782 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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woodworm

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#4 posted 1782 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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SnowyRiver

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#5 posted 1782 days ago

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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Karson

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#6 posted 1782 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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cabinetmaster

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#7 posted 1782 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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Splinterman

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#8 posted 1782 days ago

“Welcome to LJ’s” ….the best place to enhance your woodworking skills and knowledge.

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hunter71

1953 posts in 1782 days


#9 posted 1781 days ago

Thanks for the warm welcome, I am sure most of you have a lot more skills than I do, but I will follow along as best I can. I am going to try to download some pictures of one of my tractor projects this morning.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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kolwdwrkr

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#10 posted 1781 days ago

Welcome! I look forward to seeing more of your toys. The tractor looks great. Enjoy the site.

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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a1Jim

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#11 posted 1780 days ago

Welcome to LJs a place were there are great people,super projects and outstanding woodworkers.Enjoy.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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GMman

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#12 posted 1780 days ago

Welcome to LJs! Great place to make friends.

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Innovator

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#13 posted 1780 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks. It is a GREAT place to get ideas for your projects and help when you get stuck. There is a ton of information to help you along the way.

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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Grumpy

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#14 posted 1779 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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janice

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#15 posted 1752 days ago

So tiny and addorable. It amazes me, you must have great patience and other words I can’t even spell. I’m thinking you need to make your grandaughter a barbie car though. Really great work!

-- Janice

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