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Location: Florissant, MO

Janice and I live in Florissant, Mo. I have been working with wood probably for the past 18 years. I wanted a sewing machine for X-mas, so my husband bought me one. But after seeing what my dad was doing with his scroll saw, I borrowed my father in law's and never really learned to sew. Well, I can alittle bit. It was pretty much like using a sewing machine. So I started out with small crafts and then learned how to paint. Before I knew it I was making shelves and small furniture, then I built my bedroom set....
We have a cabin on the river that I've been going to since I was a born. My dad gave me the cabin a few years back and now my husband is building a room addition for us. A bedroom, bathroom, kitchen and a greatroom. I told my husband I wanted to build the kitchen cabinets and after alot of arguing I won. It was the most fun I've had working with wood. They turned out good enough for the river. I am so much an ameature, alittle afraid to put pictures up after discovering this site and seeing what everyone else is doing. Going to the river, woodworking and painting is what I love to do!

-- Janice

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#1 posted 2049 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s

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#2 posted 2049 days ago

Hello Janice,

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

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

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#3 posted 2049 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

Take care and do woodworking the safe way.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#4 posted 2049 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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#5 posted 2049 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 2049 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks….It will be a great resource for you and your projects. There are a bunch of great people here willing to help……have fun….Looking forward to 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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#7 posted 2049 days ago

Welcome to the shop. I look forward to seeing your projects and I hope you enjoy the site. There is alot of good information available from both professionals and amateurs who are willing to share their craft. God Bless!

-- Rusty

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#8 posted 2049 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks Janice. 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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#9 posted 2049 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#10 posted 2049 days ago

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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#11 posted 2049 days ago

Welcome Janice. You have found the right place for woodworking. A great group of people willing to help. Looking forward to see your projects and comments. Work safe in the shop and don’t forget to use pushsticks.

-- "Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life" Solomon

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#12 posted 2049 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks – The best woodworking community anywhere!
I look forward to seeing your posts and projects.

Share the Love ~ Share the Knowledge

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#13 posted 2048 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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#14 posted 2048 days ago

Hay Welcome to LJs Its a Great Place

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#15 posted 2048 days ago

Janice, Welcome to LumberJocks!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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