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Blog entry by primitive posted 12-06-2011 07:10 PM 1060 reads 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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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 12-06-2011 07:16 PM

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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#2 posted 12-06-2011 07:17 PM

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 12-06-2011 07:30 PM

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

-- Chuck

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#4 posted 12-06-2011 07:32 PM

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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#5 posted 12-06-2011 07:38 PM

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 12-06-2011 07:46 PM

wellcome, looking forward to seeing your work

-- Joe, Ga

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Woodbutchery

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#7 posted 12-07-2011 05:49 AM

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 12-07-2011 07:31 AM

^hahaha, very true. And welcome to LumberJocks!

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

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HalDougherty

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#9 posted 12-07-2011 03:06 PM

Primitive,

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

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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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#10 posted 12-07-2011 03:16 PM

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 12-09-2011 05:59 AM

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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#12 posted 12-11-2011 08:17 AM

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

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

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