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Greetings,

I am looking forward to being a part of this wonderful website. I stumbled across LumberJocks a few months ago and have been enjoying reading all of the posts and viewing the projects. I have almost no experience with woodworking, but I do have a growing interest in learning woodworking as a hobby and figure this will be a great resource to help me learn. I am a middle school band director and find myself with little spare time during the school year, so I am sure my progress will be slow. However, I am currently finishing my very first project. It is a small table to go between our two porch rockers. It is kind of crude, as I am making it out of scrap 2x4's and plywood that were left in our garage when I moved in. Since I will be painting it white to match the rockers, I didn't see a need for the wood to be any nicer.

I'm sure I'll be seeking out a lot more advice than providing it, so I hope that's okay. In the meantime, I'll try to start working on some photos to post.

Take care,

John

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Scott Bryan

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#1 posted 1938 days ago

Hello John,

Let me welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find this to be a rewarding and enriching part of your woodworking journey.

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

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trifern

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#2 posted 1938 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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Max

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#3 posted 1938 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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TedM

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#4 posted 1938 days ago

John, welcome to Lumberjocks! It’s a great place with great people, and, oh yeah, there’s the woodworking too! Have fun and play safe! :)

-- I'm a wood magician... I can turn fine lumber into firewood before your very eyes! - Please visit http://www.woodworkersguide.com and sign up for my project updates!

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Callum Kendall

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#5 posted 1938 days ago

Welcome to LJs

Callum

-- For wood working podcasts with a twist check out http://thetimberkid.com/

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Callum Kendall

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#6 posted 1938 days ago

Welcome to LJs

Callum

-- For wood working podcasts with a twist check out http://thetimberkid.com/

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#7 posted 1938 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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TimberMan

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#8 posted 1938 days ago

Welcome to LJs. If you are not aware yet there is a woodworking show this weekend at the fair grounds.

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Karson

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#9 posted 1938 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks. Glad to have you aboard. †

Are you going tp the woodshow this weekend. I’ll be there Fri and Sat.

-- 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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woodworm

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#10 posted 1938 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

Take care and work safely.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Grumpy

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#11 posted 1938 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks John. 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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cajunpen

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#12 posted 1938 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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rikkor

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#13 posted 1937 days ago

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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Todd Thomas

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#14 posted 1937 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks….It will be a great resource for you and your projects. There are a bunch of great people here willing to help……have fun….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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HallTree

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#15 posted 1937 days ago

Welcome John. You have found the right place for woodworking. A great group of people willing to help. Looking forward to see your projects and comments. Work safe in the shop and don’t forget to use pushsticks.

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

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