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Location: Orangevale CA
Website: www.newcalshop.com

We shall not cease from exploration. And the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time. T.S. Eliot
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I am an amateur woodworker who's main reward is learning and stretching my design and creativity. Each project is used in my home or given away to family. In the future I plan to donate some fine furniture items for charity auctions.

Generally I alternate between completing a shop project or two and a finished project like the Jewelry Armoire. Between these two types of projects I keep my shop maintained and do some housekeeping and sharpening. I always try to have a project on the bench no matter how small.

I had a terrific shop teacher at Fountain Valley High School (Orange County California: Mr. Elwin Tingy). Great guy. He had a huge reservoir of patience, and was as enthusiastic for his students' projects as he was for his own.

The Unisaw was a surprise Christmas gift from my wife four years ago. She is an artist and did all the research herself and paid for it out of proceeds of art sales. What a woman.

Come visit and say hello.... -Tim Hill-
www.newcalshop.com

-- tim hill www.newcalshop.com

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commented on GARDEN MUSIC 1 day ago
added project Introducing Box Jawz (and Frame Jawz) 54 days ago
started topic Big Leaf Maple Sacramento Area 54 days ago
commented on Zebrawood Jewlery 71 days ago
commented on A pair to draw to. 100 days ago
commented on Commissioned set of Jewelry Chest 103 days ago
commented on String cutting boards 212 days ago
commented on String cutting boards 213 days ago
commented on A nice machine to have in the shop, Ridgid EB4424 Oscillating Edge Belt / Spindle Sander 270 days ago
commented on EZ String Box 325 days ago
added project EZ String Box 325 days ago
commented on Assembly Table Accessories 337 days ago
added blog entry David Marks Finishing Class 8-1 to 8-5-13 #5: The gift that keeps on giving 352 days ago
added blog entry David Marks Finishing Class 8-1 to 8-5-13 #4: Homework 353 days ago
commented on David Marks Finishing Class 8-1 to 8-5-13 #3: Paul and the Master 353 days ago

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Scott Bryan

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#1 posted 2206 days ago

Hi Tim,

Welcome to LJs. I hope that you will find this to be an exciting and rewarding part of your woodworking journey.

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

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trifern

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#2 posted 2206 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s.

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

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rikkor

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#3 posted 2206 days ago

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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Max

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#4 posted 2206 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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Paul D

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#5 posted 2206 days ago

Welcome to LJs!! Glad you have joined us!!

-- Paul D - Lawrenceville, Georgia

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itsme_timd

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#6 posted 2205 days ago

Welcome newTim! Have a good time here, it’s a great place.

Wait, does that now make me the OLD Tim???

-- Tim D. - Woodstock, GA

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Grumpy

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#7 posted 2205 days ago

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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tenontim

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#8 posted 2205 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks. This is the best place on the web for wood workers of all skill levels.
Starting to get more Tim’s here than you can shake a round, wooden, slightly tapered, and crooked dowel at.

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ND2ELK

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#9 posted 2205 days ago

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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Karson

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#10 posted 2204 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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Miket

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#11 posted 2204 days ago

How are you doing? Welcome to LumberJocks! It’s the best site around.

-- It's better to have people think you're stupid rather than open your mouth and remove all doubt.

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ChicoWoodnut

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#12 posted 2204 days ago

Hi Neighbor,

Welcome to LumberJocks. We look forward to seeing your work and sharing exeriences in wood working.

-- Scott - Chico California http://chicowoodnut.home.comcast.net

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Blake

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#13 posted 2201 days ago

Good to see another California woodworker in the shop. Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- Happy woodworking! http://www.openarmsphotography.com

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Kipster

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#14 posted 2199 days ago

Welcome to lumberjocks. I hope you take advantage of all the possibilities LJ’s offers.

-- Kip Northern Illinois ( If you don't know where your goin any road will take you there) George Harrison

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#15 posted 2194 days ago

Welcome to lumberjocks.

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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