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5 posts in 1952 days

Location: Fairfield, Ohio

I have been a carpenter for about 30 years. My Grandfather was a cabinet maker who made funiture. Watching him in his shop is what inspired me to be a carpenter. My only regret in life is that I wasnt born sooner so that I could have studied under him. He was a true master of his craft. I have always been interested in wood working but, never had the time. About a year ago a customer had me build him a book case. Being unable to provide doors, which was built by somone else, I was actually imbarrised. This is what inspired my cabinet thats posted here. I now know how to make doors. So, I got busy and agumented my tools I have for my trade and started building my wood shop. For my work I have a 12" compound mitre saw with stand. Compressor with nailers. Portable 10" table saw, which is what I built my cabinet with. All the hand tools a carpenter would have including two routers, ect. I have added a 10" table saw, 9" band saw which didnt take long to be too small, a router table, a wood lathe 14"x 42" I think is the size, a intermeadate carving set, I found that I can carve in the winter when its too cold to work outside. a 4'x 6' work bench on rollers, my shop is a one bay garage. This is why I like building boxes. I dont need alot of space. Carving is new to me I started last winter but enjoy it very much. Hopfully I will gain the confidence to show off my work soon. I am also a member of the Ohio National Guard. Always support our troops!!! As they are Americas youth. I spent 20 years as a Navy Seabee , as a carpenter, and now have 4 yrs. as a Guardsman where I'm in the Military Police.

-- Ed, Fairfield, Ohio

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#1 posted 1952 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

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#2 posted 1952 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#3 posted 1952 days ago

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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#4 posted 1952 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks – The best woodworking community anywhere!
I look forward to seeing your posts and projects.

Share the Love ~ Share the Knowledge

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#5 posted 1952 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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#6 posted 1952 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks….It will be a great resource for you and your projects. There are a bunch of great people here willing to help……have fun….Looking forward to 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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#7 posted 1952 days ago

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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#8 posted 1952 days ago

Hello Oooops,

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 1951 days ago

Welcome. You have found the right place for woodworking. A great group of people willing to help. Looking forward to see more of 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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#10 posted 1950 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 †

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#11 posted 1950 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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#12 posted 1944 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks Ed! Lots of friends with lots of talent!

I look forward to your projects and posts.

-- spanky46 -- Never enough clamps...Never enough tools...Never enough time.

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#13 posted 1944 days ago

Welcome Oooops, glad you’ve joined us!

-- Bill, Florida

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