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Location: Richmond, Virginia

I’ve been watching NYW for a long time and have always been interested in furniture making as well as tools / shop stuff. I finally have the time and a little space to start building my tool set, learning how to work with wood and making some things for around the house / shop. I look forward to sharing my projects and soaking up all of the knowledge and feedback from the other jocks out here!

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commented on Shop move part 1 #1: "How to say good bye to my wood shop?" part 1 05-13-2008 05:58 PM
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#1 posted 03-05-2008 09:51 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks! Enjoy yourself.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#2 posted 03-05-2008 11:21 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks. Enjoy the community.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#3 posted 03-05-2008 11:42 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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Scott Bryan

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#4 posted 03-05-2008 11:49 PM

Let me welcome you to LJs. I hope that you will find this to be an interesting and exciting aspect of your woodworking adventure.

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

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#5 posted 03-06-2008 12:13 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks Mat. 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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#6 posted 03-06-2008 12:16 AM

Welcome! You found the right place for wookworkers. A great group of people willing to help. Looking forward to see your projects and comments. Have fun and work safe.

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

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#7 posted 03-06-2008 01:40 AM

Welcome to the best woodworking community anywhere – Welcome to LumberJocks!

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#8 posted 03-06-2008 02:14 AM

I can only echo the sentiments of the previous posts. Welcome to a great community!

-- "Everything that is great and inspiring is created by the individual who labors in freedom" -- Albert Einstein

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#9 posted 03-06-2008 03:27 AM

Hello! fellow Virginian
Welcome to the wonderful world of LJ’s (Enjoy) Come on in, The water’s fine, fine, fine. Happy, that you have chosen to join the family.
You can ask, show, teach, learn, and Share woodworking experiences.
There’s something here for anyone that likes working with wood.
Plus new friends
God bless

-- Gene, a Christian in Virginia

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#10 posted 03-06-2008 11:56 AM

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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#11 posted 03-06-2008 02:08 PM

Welcome to Lumber Jocks, you’ll meet some really great people here and gets lots of ideas to keep you busy.

-- Brian, Virginia Beach

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#12 posted 03-06-2008 05:01 PM

Welcome, from another Richmonder (now living in Malaysia though)! Enjoy your time here – I know I do!

-- Eric at

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#13 posted 03-06-2008 07:41 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 03-07-2008 03:29 AM

Welcome aboard to a fellow Virginian.
Lots of great people and information here.

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#15 posted 03-08-2008 05:03 PM

We would like to welcome you to the one and only LumberJocks. If you should need any woodworking question answered, don’t hesitate to ask. Somebody’s gonna have a good answer for you.

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

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