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Location: Laguna Hills, CA
Website: http://www.facebook.com/HeidiNeely7

My name is Heidi : )
I'm a busy mom who also works part time & enjoys fitting in a little wood carving here & there as time permits. I did a couple of projects using wood back in art class, and have always been a "crafty" artistic person (I enjoy toll painting, jewelry making, craft projects, photography, etc.) so after meeting my boyfriend, Keith (http://lumberjocks.com/kolwdwrkr), it didn't take much to peak my interest into woodworking...most specifically carving. Watching Keith do what he does really inspires me to try. I'm still pretty new at it....only been doing it for about 5 years now, but i really enjoy it.

With a boyfriend who does woodworking/cabinetry/furniture for a living, over the past few years I've learned how to use the bandsaw, spindle sander, chop/miter saw, biscuit joiner, Kreg machine, router, drill press, jig saw, orbital sander, scroll saw, various chissles and gouges, various hand tools, and probably a few other things that I can't think of at the moment, so I'm able to help out a little bit in the shop from time to time if need be. Otherwise I find my own projects to occupy myself with so we can be in the shop together quite often.

Right now I'm just enjoying my hobby, and being mom to my 2 kids. I'm still learning and hope to improve as I go.

-- Heidi :) “The only source of knowledge is experience”

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cabinetmaster

10874 posts in 2058 days


#1 posted 1674 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s. We are here to help you with your woodworking endeavors. Feel free to ask for advise. But Be aware…this site can be very addictive…………LOL

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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GMman

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#2 posted 1674 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks.Great place hope you enjoy yourself!
So you kept it a secret you have been peeking!

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cabinetmaster

10874 posts in 2058 days


#3 posted 1674 days ago

Keep Keith in line and don’t let him loose his cool.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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kolwdwrkrsgirl

550 posts in 1674 days


#4 posted 1674 days ago

Cabinetmaster…...Keith’s middle name is cool, incase ya didn’t know ; )

-- Heidi :) “The only source of knowledge is experience”

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GMman

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#5 posted 1674 days ago

Lucky Keith!
And lucky you, Keith is a very good woodworker.

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#6 posted 1674 days ago

Welcome to LJ!!

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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GMman

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#7 posted 1674 days ago

That is why all last weekend Keith didn’t know what to do; he was getting you ready to go on LJ.

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SnowyRiver

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#8 posted 1674 days ago

Welcome aboard. Nice to have you join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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Scott Bryan

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#9 posted 1674 days ago

Hello Kolwdwrkrsgirl,

Let me welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find being a member of this group to be an interesting, as well as exciting, experience. Have fun and enjoy.

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

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Karson

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#10 posted 1674 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks. Glad to have you aboard. †

It’s been a pleasure to see you grow in your skills and I’m glad to welcome you to LJ’s

-- 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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Splinterman

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#11 posted 1674 days ago

“Welcome to LJ’s” ….the best place to enhance your woodworking skills and knowledge.

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Max

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#12 posted 1673 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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pommy

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#13 posted 1673 days ago

At last Heidi he has let you on the comp well a very big welcome to you from us English folk and Keith is very lucky to have such a lovely girlfriend

ENJOY

Andy

-- cut it saw it scrap it SKPE: ANDREW.CARTER69

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ND2ELK

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#14 posted 1673 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks. The projects are an inspiration, the information is priceless and the people are supportive. The only problem is, the site can get addictive.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Napaman

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#15 posted 1673 days ago

welcome…and its about time you shed the dead weight (aka Keith) and made your own LJ membership!!! JUST KIDDING KEITH…

BTW I grew up in Irvine…now live in Napa…but I know that neck of the woods…

Welcome…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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