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Location: Houston Tx

I am a Vietnam veteran and a retired heavy equipment mechanic. I started wood working like a lot of the people in my social and economic strata, by refurbishing old houses that my family and I lived in. I have since the early 90's tried to do a bit more than just make old stuff new again, so I started doing serious wood butchering in my garage and I am still at it. I need a lot of help still and appreciate the info I get here.

-- "The pursuit of perfection often yields excellence"

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#1 posted 09-26-2013 02:33 AM

Welcome to Ljs a world wide community were there are great people,super projects and great woodworkers.Enjoy !
Because I often get asked questions by new members I’ve included the answers to the most( FAQ) along with my welcoming message to LJs.
You should know that posting questions or projects here (your profile page) will not get you very many responses’ just because it’s your profile page not part of a main forum. To post in a main forum read below.
Want to know how to post something?
See the drop-down box underneath my Lumberjocks in the upper right hand corner. Click on the arrow and select which type of posting you want to make (Project, Blog entry, Forum topic). This will take you to the appropriate page and you just fill in the form.
Sending Private messages(PMs) to other members
Click on the word” home” next to the profile picture of the member you want to contact ,then click on “send message”
Need help with posting or other questions ?
Martin SojKa ( LJs founder)
Ms DebbieP AKA Debbie Pribele (Ljs community manager)
Just for the record even though I have a large number of post I’m not involved with LJs management ,I’m just another member.

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#2 posted 09-26-2013 05:08 AM

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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#3 posted 09-28-2013 06:36 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks.

-- Todd

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#4 posted 01-01-2015 08:13 PM

First, let me say, Thankyou for your service. Secondly, Welcome to LJ’s oltex. This is thee place to be for any and all woodworking of all sorts. Work/Play safe. Keep makin dust. Look forward to your projects.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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