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Location: Jonesville, MI..
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I have been at this woodworking for a while now. I am in my eightieth year. I bought my first power tool in 1956, a Delta eight inch table saw, and I still have it. It still works smooth and true. My main table saw is now a ten inch Delta. I was born and raised in Iowa, but spent 35 years in New England. While in New England I worked in local pine. Now that I have retired to Michigan I work in native hardwoods that I purchace rough from local saw mills.

-- Nils, So. Central MI. Wood is honest.Take the effort to understand what it has to tell you before you try to change it.

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SgtSnafu

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#1 posted 01-30-2010 03:11 AM

Hey – Welcome to Lumberjocks ! Lots of great ideas, info, inspiration, and support here (as many will tell ya – the site is quite addictive).. Enjoy…

-- Scotty - aka... SgtSnafu - Randleman NC

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#2 posted 01-30-2010 03:20 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.

To get the most feedback on your projects, it’s best to only post 1 or 2 at a time. This way you will get feedback over several days and from a wide variety of members.

Please enjoy your membership.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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#3 posted 01-30-2010 03:37 AM

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#4 posted 01-30-2010 03:52 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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#5 posted 01-30-2010 05:13 AM

Oluf,

Let me welcome you 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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a1Jim

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#6 posted 01-30-2010 06:38 AM

Welcome to LJs were we have great people , super projects,fantastic woodworkers. Enjoy.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#7 posted 01-30-2010 09:10 AM

Hi there,
I too am somewhat new to LumberJocks and would like to welcome you to the site. The folks here are great and the projects will absolutely blow your mind. There are some very talented people out there…
Sit back, enjoy the ride and be careful, this site is extremely addictive…
Welcome to LJ
Wisty

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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Splinterman

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#8 posted 01-30-2010 12:53 PM

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

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Max

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#9 posted 01-30-2010 06:50 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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Karson

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#10 posted 01-31-2010 09:44 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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mynoblebear

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#11 posted 02-13-2010 09:26 PM

Welcome.

You will find the members of LJ’s to be helpful, informative, supportive, and inspiring.

I bring A long list of experience creating, Furniture, Custom Furniture, Chairs, Occasional Chair, Dining Chair, Upholstered Rocking Chair, Wood Seat Rocker, Wood Seat Rocking Chair, Custom Rocker, Handcrafted Rocker, Personalized Rocker, Tables, Coffee Table, End Table, Side Table, Accent Table, Dining Table, Entry Table, Bistro Table, Bar Stool, Stools, and the list goes on.

I will keep an eye out and try to help you when I can as my time is limited. I check my In box on a regular basis and I will respond as soon as time allows.

-- Best Regards With Personalized Rocking Chairs And Furniture On My Mind, http://mynoblebear.com

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Beginningwoodworker

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#12 posted 02-16-2010 03:35 AM

Oluf, Welcome to LumberJocks!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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