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Location: Minnesota

I started dabbling in woodworking about 2001. Having small kids I've really struggled finding the time I'd like to work on improving my skills and on projects. (Secretly, I'm hoping a little friendly peer pressure from LJ will help me get into the shop more.) I really like using hand tools, and try to work them into my work where it makes sense. Professionally I work on computers.

I've taken a hand-full of woodworking classes, most recently a really awesome one-week class at Inside Passage School of Fine Woodworking. I've gotten involved locally by volunteering to be the librarian for the Minnesota Woodworker's Guild.

-- johnjoiner

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#1 posted 2399 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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#2 posted 2398 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 †

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#3 posted 2398 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks. Get into the shop…. Now…lol

Enjoy our little community.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#4 posted 2398 days ago

Welcome to our woodworking community!

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#5 posted 2397 days ago

Welcome to the one and the only LumberJocks website. Enjoy your time spent here. Should you have any woodworking questions do not hesitate to ask…Somebody will know the right answer.

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

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#6 posted 2396 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- Greg Mitchell--Lowell,

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#7 posted 2388 days ago

thanks for the tip man, i was thinking the joy of using a tool i made myself would be worth it as well!
rock on

-- wood is good

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#8 posted 2315 days ago

Glad you found this site, I think it’s a great one. I hope to see some of your work posted here.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service

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#9 posted 1670 days ago

Congratulations on your upcoming 2 year anniversary being a Lumber Jock. Thanks for your posts and participation.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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#10 posted 1306 days ago

Well, another year has rolled by. It must have been a really fun year because it seems like yesterday when I congratulated you on being a LJ for 2 years. Congratulations on your 3rd anniversary at Lumber Jocks. Thanks for helping make LJ a great place to visit and happy anniversary!

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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