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Location: San Diego

My grandfather was a machinist and part time woodworker and my dad was a tool and die maker were .0005 was the standard tolerance allowed. So I had hoped that their expertise would somehow rub off on me when I started woodworking. However I found that my philosophy of measure once cut twice did not seem to match their expertise.

I have found that woodworking is an incredible field were your never done learning and you can hide most of your mistakes by intensive amounts of sanding. I've been doing it for about a year now and as long as my wife can put up with the bills I will continue.

-- To err is human and I'm I an expert in being human

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commented on Shoji Screen Jewelry Box - More pictures added 02-06-2009 05:53 AM
added project First Project 02-06-2009 05:39 AM
added project My Wifes Box 02-06-2009 05:23 AM
added project Cove Cut Box 02-06-2009 05:12 AM
commented on Boxes and leftovers 02-05-2009 06:45 PM
added project Boxes and leftovers 02-05-2009 03:30 AM
added project Quilt Rack 02-05-2009 03:15 AM
signed up measure1_cut2's Profile 02-05-2009 02:47 AM

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#1 posted 02-05-2009 03:24 AM

Welcome. You have found the right place for woodworking. A great group of people willing to help. Looking forward to see more of 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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#2 posted 02-05-2009 04:15 AM

Hello Measure1_cut2,

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

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

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#3 posted 02-05-2009 04:23 AM

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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#4 posted 02-05-2009 04:54 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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#5 posted 02-05-2009 05:15 AM

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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#6 posted 02-05-2009 02:39 PM

Welcome to the best woodworkers site. Enjoy your time here.

-- making sawdust....

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#7 posted 02-05-2009 06:50 PM

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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#8 posted 02-06-2009 12:54 PM

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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#9 posted 02-08-2009 01:08 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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#10 posted 02-26-2009 11:59 PM

Great looking! Welcome

-- spanky46 -- Never enough clamps...Never enough tools...Never enough time.

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