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Location: Columbia City, IN, 46725
Website: http://www.gunstar1.com/sunroom/workshop.htm

Home shop tinkerer. Former machine shop inspector, I apologize in advance to all those dead quality control guys like Edwards Deming and Joseph Juran but most of my projects are born either out of curiosity, need, or obsession. Completion rate is about 30%, some projects from age 15 are still in process (I'm 64) but I also recycle a lot, quality level is usually +/- 0.25" unless otherwise stated and +/-3 degrees. Here is an example, my trebuchet of death (http://www.gunstar1.com/sunroom/Part16.htm), where I got carried away, it's not really a wood project and it really isn't a part of the project, just another shop near death experience launched out of curiosity in case you need to raise a 200 pound ridgepole without help.

-- Ed Kimble, Columbia City, Indiana, http://lumberjocks.com/modal

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added project Doll Cradle 12-26-2010 09:00 PM
commented on The Prater Chest Of Drawers 12-07-2010 07:59 PM
added project Media shelves 12-07-2010 01:17 AM
added project drywall cart 12-06-2010 08:27 AM
commented on Panel saw 11-07-2010 03:51 AM
added project Panel saw 11-04-2010 06:38 PM
commented on Table saw injury :( 11-04-2010 06:15 PM
signed up modal's Profile 11-04-2010 06:10 PM

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#1 posted 11-04-2010 06:17 PM

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#2 posted 11-04-2010 06:33 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 11-04-2010 07:03 PM

Modal, Welcome to LumberJocks!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Splinterman

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#4 posted 11-05-2010 12:50 AM

“WELCOME to LJ’s” ….Enjoy the experience.

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#5 posted 11-05-2010 02:32 AM

Welcome to Lumber Jocks! This is a great place to get – or give – advice about woodworking on the forums and the project posts are a wonderful source of new ideas. I look forward to seeing your projects and posts.

Please enjoy your membership

-- Gary

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HallTree

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#6 posted 11-05-2010 05:38 AM

Welcome. 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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Skylark53

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#7 posted 11-05-2010 05:41 AM

Welcome to LJs. You’re gonna like it here

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#8 posted 11-05-2010 06:27 AM

Welcome

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Ken90712

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#9 posted 11-06-2010 11:53 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks! The greatest site around, you love it in here.

WARNING—you will be addicted to here with all the good stuff and people on here… LOL

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

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ND2ELK

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#10 posted 11-07-2010 03:50 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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DAWG

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#11 posted 11-16-2010 08:57 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks, I hope you enjoy this site as much as I do, I’m sure you will.

-- Luke 23: 42-43

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#12 posted 12-31-2010 04:41 AM

Hi there,
Welcome to LumberJocks… I joined the site myself a little over a year 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…

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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