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Location: Portland, OR
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Interested in giving my house a face lift! I will start with some simple shelving in my closet and work my way toward some Asian style paneling, doors, and cabinetry, and peeking with a Japanese-style dansu (tansu) stairway into the loft of one of the bedrooms. So this summer I'm taking a Japanese hand tools class. I believe in short cuts when possible, but want to do it all with safety in mind. Trying to figure out the best way to put a guard and other safety features on my Craftsman table saw right now...

-- --If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.

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gjd

18326 posts in 2249 days


#1 posted 1907 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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Todd A. Clippinger

8715 posts in 2696 days


#2 posted 1907 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, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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Max

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#3 posted 1907 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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Scott Bryan

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#4 posted 1907 days ago

Hello Jennifer,

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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Don K.

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#5 posted 1907 days ago

Jennifer,
Welcome to LumberJocks, a great place with great people. Glad you joined.

-- Don S.E. OK

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cabinetmaster

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#6 posted 1907 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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jim1953

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#7 posted 1907 days ago

Hay Welcome to LJs Its a Great Place

-- Jim, Kentucky

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Todd Thomas

4969 posts in 2045 days


#8 posted 1907 days ago

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 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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Todd A. Clippinger

8715 posts in 2696 days


#9 posted 1907 days ago

I love the Asian aesthetic. I will be looking forward to seeing your projects.

Junji may be able to help. You can find him here: http://lumberjocks.com/Junji

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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jenniferljl

18 posts in 1907 days


#10 posted 1907 days ago

Thanks everyone for the welcome. It’s certainly motivating to have somewhere to ask my newbie questions. Why, just yesterday I was looking at my table saw and wondering what the heck to do with it!

Today the missing parts are on their way, I’ve changed the blade of my circular saw, burned some mdf with it, and put the right bit size on my router. I even managed to cut some crooked dados with it. :-) Better to make mistakes than to stare at the tools.

Tomorrow I hope to make some headway on fixing my slowly turning Rockwell/Delta 4” joiner. Isn’t it supposed to average a couple thousand rotations per minute? I think it’s currently averaging a couple thousand per HOUR. Ugh.

-- --If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.

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WoodSpanker

519 posts in 1989 days


#11 posted 1907 days ago

Welcome! Good to see another Portlander around. Give it up for the city of Roses! Whoot!

-- Adventure? Heh! Excitement? Heh! A Woodworker craves not these things!

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Karson

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#12 posted 1906 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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Grumpy

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#13 posted 1904 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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gjd

18326 posts in 2249 days


#14 posted 1545 days ago

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

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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