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I hope to post some of my work soon since I just joined. I do more primitive folk art work and am the queen of the Scroll saw. I hope to learn how to do more with miters and shelves etc. Also looking to hear what some of the other Lumber-jills are doing and are there any woman woodworkers in Wisconsin.



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chrisstef

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#1 posted 958 days ago

welcome to the gang … check out LJ member Scrollgirl .. one of the many very talented “Lumberjills”

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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MrsN

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#2 posted 958 days ago

I am a lumber-jill also, I am in Minnesota (but I work in Wisconsin so I am close). I do a lot of scroll saw work and also make jewelry.
Can’t wait to see your projects! Welcome to Lumberjocks

-- ----- www.KNWoodworking.com ----- --

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58j35bonanza

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#3 posted 958 days ago

Welcome to lumberjocks.
I’m sure you will enjoy this site.

-- Chuck

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Smitty_Cabinetshop

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#4 posted 958 days ago

Welcome, primitive! Good luck with your journey here on LumberJills! :-)

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive

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a1Jim

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#5 posted 958 days ago

Welcome on board ,we have a good number of talented Lumberjills or Lumberjocketts here.:)) Enjoy!

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Joe Weaver

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#6 posted 958 days ago

wellcome, looking forward to seeing your work

-- Joe, Ga

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Woodbutchery

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#7 posted 958 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks, and nah, it’s like rednecks – the word is sexless.

-- Making scrap with zen-like precision - Woodbutchery

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nurvreck

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#8 posted 958 days ago

^hahaha, very true. And welcome to LumberJocks!

-- Dan, Sgt/USMC, Jacksonville, NC, http://thefamelesswoodworker.com

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HalDougherty

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#9 posted 957 days ago

Primitive,

Also check out Rivergirl's projects. She makes some beautiful primitive items.

————————————————————————————-
Woodbutchery,

Hey, I resemble that remark! But, I’m a member of a minority group… I’m an educated Redneck, there aren’t very many of us…


-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com

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patron

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#10 posted 957 days ago

whatever works for you jill

welcome to LJ’s

time for show and tell

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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BigTiny

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#11 posted 956 days ago

Welcome aboard, LumberJill. Nice to see one of the “weaker sex” here.

Did you know that the weaker sex is really the stronger sex because of the weakness of the stronger sex for the weaker sex? :)
Paul

-- The nicer the nice, the higher the price!

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#12 posted 954 days ago

Welcome aboard!! Looks like you are the only one in in WN. Must be too cold up there ;-))

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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