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Location: Benton, KY
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Retired auto mechanic, my first project was a wood sled my wife saw in a magazine. Made it for her one week-end using body tools and a sabre saw, my skill and my tool selection has greatly increased over the years, though now the grandkids get their Christmas pictures taken on the sled. Have made most all of the furniture in our house, and both daughters, as well as many projects for the grandsons, toys, trucks and rocking horses.
Always dragging home scrap wood, never know what you can make with it!

-- Jim, Kentucky

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commented on A clock as a door prize for our Mason Dixon Woodworkers Banquet 11-20-2014 12:47 AM
commented on A couple of bowls made by Bill 11-20-2014 12:45 AM
commented on One more scrap project 10-12-2014 03:55 AM
commented on WOOD countertop w/ live edge walnut backsplash 10-10-2014 03:20 AM
commented on Live edge walnut mantel 09-06-2014 03:00 AM
commented on Classic Window Seat w/ Drawers 08-31-2014 04:06 AM
commented on Red oak tray made of cut offs. 08-27-2014 03:19 AM
commented on Mom's outhouse 08-22-2014 01:27 AM
commented on 10 day bed 08-20-2014 01:22 AM
commented on Fire Station Bunk Bed 08-20-2014 01:17 AM
commented on bench that doubles as picnic table 08-10-2014 06:26 PM
commented on Mud Room Bench 08-10-2014 06:24 PM
commented on Yellawood Garden Bench 08-10-2014 06:21 PM
commented on Kitchen table from reclaimed workbench 07-31-2014 07:04 PM
commented on Kitchen Table - Douglas Fir with Early American Finish 07-31-2014 07:02 PM

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Karson

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#1 posted 11-19-2007 05:46 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks. Unfortunatelly you don’t win the prize Jock #1999

-- 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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gene

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#2 posted 11-19-2007 05:57 AM

Welcome to LJ’s (Enjoy)
God bless

-- Gene, a Christian in Virginia

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Max

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#3 posted 11-19-2007 06:30 AM

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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Greg Mitchell

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#4 posted 11-20-2007 04:10 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- Greg Mitchell--Lowell, AR--gdamitchell@sbcglobal.net

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oscorner

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#5 posted 11-20-2007 01:50 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks ! Glad to see that you’ve joined us.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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Branden

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#6 posted 11-20-2007 10:27 PM

Welcome to the site, I look forward to seeing your projects and workshop!

-- Branden - Sacramento, California - www.ShopDogUSA.com

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PanamaJack

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#7 posted 11-21-2007 09:19 PM

We welcome you to the one and the only LumberJocks. We hope that you enjoy your stay/visit each and every time you show up on our door step. If you should need any woodworking question answered, don’t hesitate to ask. Somebody’s gonna have a good answer for you.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#8 posted 11-22-2007 06:04 PM

Wahoo! You joined the best woodworking club around, welcome to LJ!

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

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jim1953

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#9 posted 09-09-2008 05:07 AM

Hi,
Has anyone ever made a jig for raised panel doors using a table saw? I am re-modeling the kitchen cabinets and want to make raised panel doors.
Any ideas?

-- Jim, Kentucky

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Paul D

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#10 posted 09-10-2008 10:08 PM

Welcome to LJs!! Glad you have joined us!!

-- Paul D - Lawrenceville, Georgia

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Karson

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#11 posted 10-30-2008 11:18 PM

Well where is the picture of your first project. The sled.

-- 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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wildcatwoodworks

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#12 posted 12-18-2008 06:01 AM

Jim,
Thanks for the comment on my signing up. The wildcat thing gave me away in Ky, as you were the first. Look forward to using the site. Bret-Kentucky

-- Bret - Ky "Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results."- Albert Einstein

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Kinzua

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#13 posted 01-08-2009 09:25 AM

“Hay Welcome to LJs Its a Great Place

—Jim, Kentucky” Thanks Jim! Great to be here. Unbelievably great. Not really even sleeping now lol. Appreciate that you took time to welcome me. Nice surprise when I signed in first thing this morning. :) Molly

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CARVINGLIFEdotCom

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#14 posted 01-23-2009 06:58 PM

Hey Jim,

Thanks for the kind words about my bear!

-Tim

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amat55

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#15 posted 04-22-2009 05:49 AM

thank you for your comment,they were well received with joy.

-- "Well done is better than well said"

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