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Location: Massachusetts

I am a Soldier in the US Army now stationed back in the US after spending nine years in Europe. I just got started putting together my own workshop of stuff. I am primarily a hand tool user. I simply don't have the room for a power tool shop nor do I have the want for the noise and mess. So I stick to the hand tools and the couple of smaller power tools I have.

I am always looking for information, opinions, and ideas. It is a great hobby filled with alot of methods.

The picture is my shop dog, Noelli, a beautiful Chocolate Lab.

-- Mike

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#1 posted 04-27-2010 02:37 PM

Hey Paratrooper34, I have only been a member for a short while but I am really enjoying this site, as I am sure you will. Thank you for your service. My son serves in the US Navy and my wife and I both ride Harleys.

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#2 posted 04-27-2010 04:46 PM

Welcome aboard. Nice that you could join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#3 posted 04-27-2010 07:05 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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#4 posted 04-28-2010 03:35 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.

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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#5 posted 04-28-2010 05:09 AM

Welcome to Ljs a world wide community were there are great people,super projects and great woodworkers.Enjoy.

-- Custom furniture

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#6 posted 04-28-2010 08:16 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.

Thank You for serving your country!

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#7 posted 04-29-2010 04:21 AM

“Welcome to LJ’s”…best place to enhance your woodworking skills and knowledge.

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#8 posted 05-01-2010 02:23 AM

Hi there,
Welcome to LumberJocks… I joined the site myself a few months ago and will give you fair warning, this site is VERY ADDICTIVE, VERY EDUCATIONAL, and VERY FUN…. so sit back, enjoy the ride and learn from the other LJ’s as they are a group of extremely talented people that are also very friendly…

Enjoy your time here on LJ and pass the word to any of your woodworking buddies about us…


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

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#9 posted 05-18-2010 05:23 AM

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 soon moving to Virginia †

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#10 posted 06-11-2012 12:04 PM

WOW. That was fast. Thanks for the info.

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