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Location: Kennesaw Ga.
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I have two hobbies: Computers and woodworking. I recently discovered "The wood whisperer" and through his site found this one. Really had no idea that there is so many wood workers out there.
I built my garage shop about 10 yrs ago and now am in the middle of redoing it. I spend most of my days off down in the garage building moble units for my larger tools.
I enjoy all of the pictures and video's I've seen and might (someday) add a few here myself.
I am a retail manager for Tuesday Morning Inc. Have been in retail most of my life. The wood shop gets me away from all the reality and stress of the work place and hope to (maybe) someday when I retire use the wood working skills to suppliment the SS check. LOL.
Anyway, that's alittle about me. Have a great day.

-- JJohn

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Scott Bryan

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#1 posted 2345 days ago

Hello Jjohn,

Let me welcome you to LJs. I hope that you will find this to be an exciting and rewarding part of your woodworking adventure.

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

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GaryK

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#2 posted 2345 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks! Enjoy yourself.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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HallTree

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#3 posted 2345 days ago

Welcome John! You have found the right place for woodworking. A great group of people willing to help. Your shop plans look great. Looking forward to see photo’s of your shop, projects and comments. Have fun and work safe.

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

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rikkor

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#4 posted 2345 days ago

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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Max

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#5 posted 2345 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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ND2ELK

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#6 posted 2344 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks. The projects are an inspiration, The information is priceless and The people are supportive. Only problem is, The sight can be addictive. Your shop plan looks great. I am in the process of putting in a new 14 X 21 shop. If you care to look I have a sketch of it on my sight. We will have to keep in touch with each other on our progress.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Grumpy

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#7 posted 2344 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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jjohn

390 posts in 2345 days


#8 posted 2344 days ago

Thanks for your welcoming to LJs. What I’ve seen so far I really like, and everyone seems to really enjoy posting. Couldn’t get over the membership. Why didn’t I stumble across this site years ago…Go figure. Hope to hear from you guys on a regular bases. Thanks agian for the warm welcome.
Jim

-- JJohn

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jjohn

390 posts in 2345 days


#9 posted 2344 days ago

There are actually two pictures in the redoing workshop gallery, but for some reason it only shows that there is one…I guess I will figure all this out as time passes. Once I get my shop (As it stands now) cleaned up alittle I will take some pictures and share.
Thanks
Jim

-- JJohn

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cajunpen

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#10 posted 2344 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks. Enjoy the community.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#11 posted 2343 days ago

Welcome to LJ!

I just got your message on my page, I am normally more active on LJ but I am neck deep in an alligator right now. I hope to get more time to spend on LJ in a few weeks when I get some things cleared up.

This is such a great site and I consider the LJ group as friends and family, they are friendly and genuine.
That is something that I value highly.

I think you will enjoy participating in the site. I look forward to your postings and projects.

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

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Karson

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#12 posted 2340 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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gjd

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#13 posted 1984 days ago

Congratulations! This coming week you will have been a Lumber Jock for 1 year! Thanks for your participation.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#14 posted 1613 days ago

Hi there,
Congratulations on your second anniversary of being part of the LumberJock community… something to be very proud of…
Wisty
I look forward to the day when I reach that milestone…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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