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Location: Calgary, Alberta
Website: www.craftedbytim.com

In 2004 FIL (Father-In-Law) came over to help me extend my deck. Prior to this, the most complicated thing I had put together was an IKEA bookcase. I was so pleased with the result that I put together a quick workbench to build more things. Every item got a little more complicated. And each time I purchased another tool or piece of equipment.

I also started taking more classes, reading books, and purchasing dvds. In the four years since, I have built furniture, cabinets, and jewelry boxes. In 2008, I finally added a lathe to my equipment collection to make fine custom pens in addition to bowls, goblets, and hollowed forms.

-- www.craftedbytim.com - A Woodworking & Renovation Blog & www.craftedbytim.com - I make. You buy.

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WayneC

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#1 posted 11-02-2007 05:36 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks. 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 11-02-2007 08:36 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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#3 posted 11-04-2007 04:42 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 karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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PanamaJack

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#4 posted 11-04-2007 06:04 AM

We would like to welcome you to the one and only LumberJocks. 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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brunob

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#5 posted 11-04-2007 06:16 AM

If you like working with wood, you’re in the right place. Welcome!

-- Bruce from Central New York...now, if you'll pardon me, I have some sawdust to make.

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Greg Mitchell

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#6 posted 11-05-2007 03:21 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

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

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gene

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#7 posted 11-05-2007 03:59 AM

Welcome to LJ’s (Enjoy)
God bless

-- Gene, a Christian in Virginia

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Branden

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#8 posted 11-05-2007 10:41 PM

Welcome to the site. i’ve been on here almost a year and have really enjoyed it. Looking forward to seeing your pictures!

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

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mot

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#9 posted 11-07-2007 04:25 PM

Hey! Welcome to LJ!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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Bureaucrat

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#10 posted 10-31-2009 05:14 AM

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

-- Gary

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cabinetmaster

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#11 posted 10-31-2009 04:33 PM

Congratulations on your 2nd Anniversary. Hope you have many more on LumberJocks. We appreciate your posts and projects.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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