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Peter Alkema

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Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
Website: www.woodworkingbook.co.za

Dad of 5, work in IT for a bank in South Africa and grateful for life's blessings every day. Professional sawdust producer in my spare time.

-- Just published my first book - Woodworking for Everyone - www.woodworkingbook.co.za

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added blog entry Woodworking for Everyone - My book is launching May 2014 in South Africa #8: Radio interview on Classic FM 57 days ago
added blog entry Woodworking for Everyone - My book is launching May 2014 in South Africa #7: Popular Mechanics magazine features my new book 62 days ago
added blog entry Woodworking for Everyone - My book is launching May 2014 in South Africa #6: Successful woodworking book evening 71 days ago
added blog entry Woodworking for Everyone - My book is launching May 2014 in South Africa #5: Radio Interview 73 days ago
commented on Window Seat 75 days ago
added blog entry Woodworking for Everyone - My book is launching May 2014 in South Africa #4: My book is on the shelves!! 83 days ago
added project Bunkbeds (extracted from my book www.woodworkingbook.co.za) 103 days ago
added blog entry Woodworking for Everyone - My book is launching May 2014 in South Africa #3: iBook version might be the first of its kind in the world (?) 164 days ago
added blog entry Woodworking for Everyone - My book is launching May 2014 in South Africa #2: Updates on the book launch and kind requests for feedback, suggestions and input for marketing 184 days ago
added project Bunk Beds 439 days ago
added project Backless Benches 621 days ago
added blog entry Woodworking for Everyone - My book is launching May 2014 in South Africa #1: New website!!! 621 days ago
commented on Wendy House 851 days ago
commented on Wendy House 851 days ago
commented on Wendy House 851 days ago

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a1Jim

112002 posts in 2182 days


#1 posted 933 days ago

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

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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SnowyRiver

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#2 posted 932 days ago

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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surfin2

51278 posts in 1741 days


#3 posted 932 days ago

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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Max

55956 posts in 2878 days


#4 posted 932 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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Diggerjacks

1738 posts in 1744 days


#5 posted 932 days ago

Hello Peter

Welcome to LJ’s

You will find all you need on this fabulous web site

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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Ken90712

14848 posts in 1794 days


#6 posted 930 days ago

Welcome, great to have another member that is posting projects! We have a apprentice Aircraft Mechanic her in Los Angeles from South Africa. I’ll have to show him the map on your profile.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Peter Alkema

42 posts in 933 days


#7 posted 930 days ago

@Ken yes please do, quite likely they know my area. BTW I loved the peg board project. And 3 sailing boats built by your grandfather, wow that’s heritage to be proud of.

All – thank you so much am really loving this site, filled a masisve vacuum of not collaborating with other woodworkers around the world and now i can on such an amazing site, thank you. I look forward to posting my projects, commenting and contributing in general, (plus I hope I can count on fellow LJs to boost some sales of my book when it comes out in 2014 but you’ll be hearing plenty from me about that in due course)

-- Just published my first book - Woodworking for Everyone - www.woodworkingbook.co.za

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Roger

14177 posts in 1409 days


#8 posted 914 days ago

welcome to LJ’s. wow! 2 sets o twins. where do you find time to woodwork… lol work/play safe. make some dust

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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