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Location: Russell Springs, KY
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I used to work on a computer, one day after working for 12 hours on a spreadsheet financial model I turned off the light in my office, looked around, and there was absolutely no proof that I'd even sat in the room.

I endeavored for something different and after some time doing "other things" settled on an education in boat building at the Landing School in Kennebunkport, ME. While I was there I started making all sorts of goofy things with scrap wood: CD Cases, cutting boards, a chess board, some soap dishes. Little projects to pass the time.

Now I'm working as a subcontractor in Southern Kentucky and hoping to build a hobby shop in my storage garage. I have a miter chopsaw, and a 14" bandsaw. I have more hand tools than I'm willing to list.

Projects that I will be working on in the coming months include a cedar chest restoration, a new porch swing for my grandfather's house, another chess board for a good friend of mine (along with pieces) and a kayak that is about half built.

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Scott Bryan

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#1 posted 02-15-2011 05:44 PM

Hello Kowtow,

Let me welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find being a member of this group to be both a rewarding and an inspirational part of your woodworking adventure.

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

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#2 posted 02-15-2011 06:09 PM

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#3 posted 02-15-2011 06:46 PM

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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#4 posted 02-15-2011 06:58 PM

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

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#5 posted 02-15-2011 07:03 PM

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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#6 posted 02-16-2011 01:05 AM

WELCOME to LJ’s…Enjoy the experience.

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kowtow

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#7 posted 02-16-2011 06:36 AM

Thanks everyone!

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#8 posted 02-21-2011 01:29 AM

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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#9 posted 02-25-2011 03:18 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#10 posted 08-17-2011 07:00 PM

Hi there,
Welcome to LumberJocks… I joined the site myself just about 2 years ago and will give you fair warning, this site is VERY ADDICTIVE, VERY EDUCATIONAL, and VERY FUN…. so sit back, enjoy the ride and learn from the other LJ’s as they are a group of extremely talented people that are also very friendly…
I apologize for the late welcome but I am currently serving overseas and don’t have a lot of spare time on my hands.

Enjoy your time here on LJ and pass the word to any of your woodworking buddies about us…

Wisty

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

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