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Location: Mechanic Falls, Maine (Moose Country)

An old fart in his ,Well, Let's just say I'm over 55...56...57...OK, So I'm really over 60. I still have my hair, even if it is mostly gray. The only problem with my hearing is that I just can't seem to hear my wife.
I went to the eye dr. for a check-up. Told him that I wanted to have John Deere glasses. To make a long story short, I really loved those $500. glasses. I set them on the truck rear bumper so I could tie down the tractor on the trailer. Then when I was all set, I drove off. Enough said. I did find them, flat and no glass, bent all out of shape, but, they are still my John Deere Glasses.

-- Hvroberts, Up North In Maine

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#1 posted 05-31-2009 at 05:02 PM

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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#2 posted 05-31-2009 at 05:49 PM

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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Todd Thomas

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#3 posted 05-31-2009 at 06:16 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks….This will be a great resource for you and your projects. There are a bunch of great people here willing to help……have fun….

I’m looking forward to seeing your projects and posts…..

WARNING: Visiting LumberJocks has proven to be addictive.

-- Todd, Oak Ridge, TN, Hello my name is Todd and I'm a Toolholic, I bought my last tool 10 days, no 4 days, oh heck I bought a tool on the way here! †

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#4 posted 05-31-2009 at 07:23 PM

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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Scott Bryan

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#5 posted 05-31-2009 at 07:37 PM

Hello Hvroberts,

Let me welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find being a member of this group to be both a rewarding and an inspirational part of your woodworking adventure.

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

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#6 posted 05-31-2009 at 08:00 PM

Welcome Hvroberts, glad you’ve joined us!

-- Bill, Florida

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#7 posted 05-31-2009 at 08:38 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#8 posted 05-31-2009 at 08:46 PM

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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#9 posted 05-31-2009 at 09:05 PM

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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Kent Shepherd

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#10 posted 05-31-2009 at 10:49 PM

Welcome. Enjoy yourself here. I know i do. By the way I like gray hair. My kids call me old fart ( not far under 60 myself) but refuse to act old though.

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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#11 posted 05-31-2009 at 10:54 PM

Welcome to LJs it’s a fun place with nice folks and great woodworkers Enjoy

-- Custom furniture

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#12 posted 06-01-2009 at 06:00 AM

“Welcome to LJ’s”……Enjoy the experience.!!!

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#13 posted 06-02-2009 at 07:14 PM

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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#14 posted 12-02-2009 at 02:11 PM


You will find to be helpful, supportive, inspiring and informative.

I bring A long list of experience creating, Furniture, Custom Furniture, Chairs, Occasional Chair, Dining Chair, Upholstered Rocking Chair, Wood Seat Rocker, Wood Seat Rocking Chair, Custom Rocker, Handcrafted Rocker, Personalized Rocker, Tables, Coffee Table, End Table, Side Table, Accent Table, Dining Table, Entry Table, Bistro Table, Bar Stool, Stools, and the list goes on.

I will keep an eye out and try to help you when I can as my time is limited. I check my In box on a regular basis and I will respond when I have the time.

-- Best Regards With Personalized Rocking Chairs And Furniture On My Mind,

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#15 posted 05-28-2010 at 10:07 PM

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

I missed the corner shelf when you posted it a couple of weeks ago. There are so many wonderful projects to look at here. I did notice that in you John Deere collectibles that your John Deere glasses were missing. Hope you find them!

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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