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Location: Reserve, NM
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I am a 59 year old having returned back homel and have access to an abundance of ponderosa pine lumber that I enjoy creating wood art out of. I have recently slabbed approximately 2000 brd/ft. of blue stain that I plan on creating different pieces with. I am a novice at intarsia but I am really enjoying it. I just ordered my first flap sander and band saw. I have been using my trusty old scroll saw and vertical sander and they have been working fine but I plan on taking my work to a different level. I recently finished a piece and will post it I hope everyone likes the design.

-- Nubs,Reserve

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GaryK

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#1 posted 05-22-2009 05:24 AM

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 05-22-2009 05:27 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks….This will be a great resource for you and your projects. There are a bunch of great people here willing to help……have fun….

I’m looking forward to seeing 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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gjd

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#3 posted 05-22-2009 05:44 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 love this site, I hope you will enjoy it too.

Look forward to seeing your projects and posts.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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scrappy

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#4 posted 05-22-2009 06:54 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks! Here you will find a LOT of tips, tricks of the trade, freindship, help and info on all things wood related( and some others)

This is a great community of wood workers that are available with a (several all total) life time of experiance.

Do not be afraid to post projects, questions or just comments. We are all here to help each other enjoy our time with wood.

Hope you enjoy the site as much as I have.

Again…..Welcome.

Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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woodworm

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#5 posted 05-22-2009 11:29 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#6 posted 05-22-2009 02:31 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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#7 posted 05-22-2009 03:17 PM

“Welcome to LJ’s”……Enjoy the experience.!!!

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Scott Bryan

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#8 posted 05-22-2009 07:47 PM

Hello George,

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

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

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#9 posted 05-23-2009 02:56 AM

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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#10 posted 05-25-2009 09:31 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 karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#11 posted 05-27-2009 05:10 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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ND2ELK

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#12 posted 06-01-2009 05:34 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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#13 posted 06-01-2009 05:55 AM

Welcome to LJs it’s a fun place with nice folks and great woodworkers Enjoy

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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margy

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#14 posted 03-10-2010 04:50 PM

Really nice work! As you know I too love the band saw. Look forward to seeing more of your work. Where is Reserve, N.M.?

-- fool on the hill

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George Barreras

185 posts in 1958 days


#15 posted 03-10-2010 05:52 PM

Reserve, NM is in the southwestern part of the state right in a little place called the GILA WILDERNESS. The Gila is the first area proclaimed a wilderness by Aldo Leopold. We are 3 hrs. southwest of Albuquerque, 1 hr. north of Silver City and 30 minutes from the Arizona border. I used to be the Plant Manager in Espanola at the sawmill site. Come visit us some day.

-- Nubs,Reserve

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