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Location: San Diego, CA
Website: www.PhotosMadePerfect.com

I am new to woodworking as of January 2010. Not knowing if my urge to give woodworking a try would be a whim or a life long passion, I opted to start out with a single multi-purpose machine to cut my teeth on. In 2009, I purchased and fully restored a 1955 ShopSmith Mark 5. You can see the before and after pics in my projects section. I enjoyed the restoration process so much that I purchased another ShopSmith, this time an older ER10 unit. Again, my projects section shows the fruits of my labor. Both restorations took me through 2009 to complete and 2010 brought the first sawdust I've seen since high school. I'm looking forward to bringing my woodworking skills up to a level where I can tackle about any project.

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a1Jim

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#1 posted 1740 days ago

Welcome to Ljs a happy place with great people,super projects and fantastic woodworkers. Enjoy.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Scott Bryan

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#2 posted 1740 days ago

Hello Micky,

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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#3 posted 1740 days ago

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 karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#4 posted 1740 days ago

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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Max

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#5 posted 1740 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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#6 posted 1740 days ago

Hey there, glad to see another person join the LumberJocks community! It’s a great place to meet new people, post projects, ask questions and so much more, hope you enjoy it as much as I do. Welcome!

-- A hammer dangling from a wall will bang and sound like work when the wind blows the right way.

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cabinetmaster

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#7 posted 1739 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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#8 posted 1739 days ago

WELCOME to LJ’s ….the best place to enhance your woodworking skills and knowledge.

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#9 posted 1739 days ago

Welcome to Lumber Jocks. It is a GREAT place to get ideas for your projects and help when you get stuck. There is a ton of information to help you along the way.

Enjoy your time here
Innovator

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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