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Location: Newberg, Oregon, USA
Website: http://pappysplace.info

Twenty years after a lackluster performance in high school woodshop class, I finally have the time, money, and space to set up my own workshop and tackle this hobby that has fascinated me all my life.

Yep, yet another newbie has joined the ranks.

When not imagining myself as a maestro in the workshop, my real life alter ego masquerades as a software development manager for a Native American casino; worlds apart, I know.

I'm married, have 3 children and 2 grand-children, have played guitar for 25 years, draw, paint, and generally love to do anything creative in nature.

-- --==[ Pappy ]==--

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WayneC

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#1 posted 2518 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks Pappy. Good to see you have jumped in with both feet. Enjoy the community.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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Max

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#2 posted 2518 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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Branden

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#3 posted 2517 days ago

Welcome! Now get to work making some accoustic or solid body guitars! :-)

-- Branden - Sacramento, California - www.ShopDogUSA.com

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Karson

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#4 posted 2517 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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oscorner

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#5 posted 2517 days ago

Welcome aboard!

-- Jesus is Lord!

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Branden

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#6 posted 2516 days ago

Hello and welcome to the group!

-- Branden - Sacramento, California - www.ShopDogUSA.com

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john

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#7 posted 2516 days ago

Hi Pappy and welcome to Lumber Jocks

-- John in Belgrave (Website) http://www.extremebirdhouse.com , http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=112698715866

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Greg Mitchell

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#8 posted 2513 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- Greg Mitchell--Lowell, AR--gdamitchell@sbcglobal.net

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Chris

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#9 posted 2513 days ago

Glad to see you…. Hope you enjoy Lumber Jocks!

-- "Everything that is great and inspiring is created by the individual who labors in freedom" -- Albert Einstein

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cajunpen

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#10 posted 2512 days ago

Welcome aboard Pappy – sounds like your blogs are going to be appreciated, very witty and will done.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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PanamaJack

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#11 posted 2512 days ago

We welcome you to the one and only LumberJocks. We hope that you enjoy your stay/visit each and every time you show up on our door step. If you should need any woodworking question answered, don’t hesitate to ask. Somebody’s gonna have a good answer for you.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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A.W. "Pappy" Ford

98 posts in 2518 days


#12 posted 2511 days ago

Thanks for the great reception folks. I already feels like home and family :)

-- --==[ Pappy ]==--

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gjd

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#13 posted 1794 days ago

Congratulations on your upcoming 2 year anniversary being a Lumber Jock. Thanks for your posts and participation.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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gjd

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#14 posted 1429 days ago

Well, another year has rolled by. It must have been a really fun year because it seems like yesterday when I congratulated you on being a LJ for 2 years. Congratulations on your 3rd anniversary at Lumber Jocks. Thanks for helping make LJ a great place to visit and happy anniversary!

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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