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Location: Vancouver Island, British Columbia

Hobby woodworker, who just loves to make things for around our house. I would like, one day, to have everything that can be made by me, made by me, haha. From tables, to beds, nightstands, bookshelves, chairs, etc,. I have a small shop, not even really a shop - it's a single garage, 19'x11' and my wife wants to get the car in during winter, understandably.

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#1 posted 643 days ago

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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#2 posted 643 days ago

So, I’d definitely consider myself a beginner woodworker, and I rediscovered my love of it when my wife needed a toybox for all my daughters stuff. This is my first project since shop class in highschool. I definitely got inspiration from fellow LJs, but I had no plan, I just made it as I went. I now see several areas that I would have done differently, but I suppose that’s all part of learning. I still need to put handles, the supports underneath the lid, and a mechanism that stops the lid from tilting to far backwards. I didn’t want ‘floating panels’ as I wanted to try something a little harder, so every panel fits into a slot on the horizontal and vertical pieces of the frame. I finished with 2 coats watco danish oil, and 5 miniwax wipe on poly. I had tons of fun building this! Thanks to everyone that had no idea they were helping me, haha.

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#3 posted 643 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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#4 posted 643 days ago

Welcome to Ljs a world wide community were there are great people,super projects and great woodworkers.Enjoy!

-- Custom furniture

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#5 posted 641 days ago

Welcome aboard. Nice that you could join us on Lumberjocks.

Nice job on the chest. Please post your project pictures in the project section of the site. You will get many more viewers there. Good luck !

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#6 posted 639 days ago

Welcome to lumberjocks! Definitely look around at other’s work and expand your horizons! BTW the chest is very nice!

-- Ethan, CT: Check out my Small Business at & also follow me on twitter

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#7 posted 617 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s! I love coming here every chance I get! I think you will too!

Warning! This site is very very addictive!

Your chest look great!

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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