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Location: Saratoga, NY

I am a technology professional in beautiful upstate NY. My hobby of home improvements has started to morph into woodworking over the last few years as I have aquired additional tools, learned new techniques and began to look at the amazing projects our fellow lumberjocks are creating.

While growing up in the woods, my father was into woodworking and at one point had a 3K bd. ft. kiln in our garage and sawmill out back. He still keeps a choice selection of exotic hardwoods in his basement that he's been slowly feeding me as my skills improve.

My "shop" is currently confined to our two-car garage, and most of my equipment is on movable and collapsible stands (so the wife can still park in there...). We also have a little guy who turns one in january, so my shop time is fairly limited these days (not to mention its about 30 degrees out there) but I get out there any chance I can to make some sawdust.

I must admit, I've been browsing the lumberjocks site for many months now, viewing countless projects, blogs and tool reviews. This really is an amazing community and I finally decided it was time to play a more active part. I have learned a lot already from all the lumberjocks and look forward to learning more, as well as giving back to the community!


-- Jason

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Scott Bryan

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#1 posted 12-30-2008 09:54 PM

Hello Jason,

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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#2 posted 12-30-2008 09:59 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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#3 posted 12-31-2008 12:01 AM

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

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

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#4 posted 12-31-2008 12:21 AM

Welcome to LJ’s

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#5 posted 12-31-2008 12:29 AM

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,

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Todd Thomas

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#6 posted 12-31-2008 01:25 AM

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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#7 posted 12-31-2008 01:38 AM

Welcome to LJ’s.

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

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#8 posted 12-31-2008 02:03 AM

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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#9 posted 12-31-2008 03:39 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

Take care and work safely.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#10 posted 12-31-2008 12:24 PM

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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#11 posted 12-31-2008 07:15 PM

Welcome Jason. 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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Callum Kendall

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#12 posted 01-01-2009 07:30 PM

Welcome to LJs


-- For wood working podcasts with a twist check out

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#13 posted 01-01-2009 10:35 PM

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 soon moving to Virginia †

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#14 posted 01-08-2009 05:17 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

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#15 posted 12-26-2009 12:27 AM

Congratulations on your upcoming anniversary as a Lumber Jock! I look forward to more of your posts.

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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