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Location: Marostica Italy
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I am from Toledo Ohio but I have been living and working in Europe for the last 20 some years. I am married to an Italian and live in the small but incredibly beautiful medieval town of Marostica in northern Italy.

My first projects were 3 boats when I lived on a lake in Austria, then I became addicted and began making as much out of wood as I could. I am mostly self taught though I have taken 2 carving classes in the last 5 years from a carving school in Austria. I make furniture, carve a lot and create small stuff for the home. Three years ago I purchased my first lathe and I now turn a lot. I am improving with every project and the forums have helped my learning a lot as well as inspire and push the quality of my projects to a higher level.

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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a1Jim

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#1 posted 02-08-2013 09:31 PM

Welcome to Ljs a world wide community were there are great people,super projects and great woodworkers.Enjoy !
Because I often get asked questions by new members I’ve included the answers to the most( FAQ) along with my welcoming message to LJs.
You should know that posting questions or projects here (your profile page) will not get you very many responses’ just because it’s your profile page not part of a main forum. To post in a main forum read below.
Want to know how to post something?
See the drop-down box underneath my Lumberjocks in the upper right hand corner. Click on the arrow and select which type of posting you want to make (Project, Blog entry, Forum topic). This will take you to the appropriate page and you just fill in the form.
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Just for the record even though I have a large number of post I’m not involved with LJs management ,I’m just another member.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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surfin2

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#2 posted 02-08-2013 11:49 PM

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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jim65

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#3 posted 02-09-2013 05:30 PM

Thank you Jim and Surfin! I really like the site, after trolling for a few weeks I find the comments of people really nice and the projects are excellent. There is a range of different types of projects that is impressive. Thanks again and I look forward to being a part of your community,
cheers,
Jim

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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#4 posted 02-10-2013 03:17 AM

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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john

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#5 posted 05-28-2013 12:01 AM

Thanks for the add Jim , nice to meet you !

-- John in Belgrave (Website) http://www.extremebirdhouse.com , http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=112698715866

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