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Location: Vacaville, CA

I use rcs47 because my Dad started Riverside Cabinet Shop in 1947, and went on to run it 40 years. I was lucky to learn to build in this production environment, along with my brother. As he told us, it will make a great hobby, but go to work for a company that will give you a steady paycheck and benefits.

Working for my Dad through the 70s taught me not only how to think about what you are going to build, but more importantly, how to work. He told me that anyone can learn to build a cabinet, but you are not a cabinet maker until you can hide your mistakes. I was lucky to be involved in every aspect of building cabinets, from the initial customer contact/measurement through installation.

-- Doug - As my Dad taught me, you're not a cabinet maker until you can hide your mistakes.

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#1 posted 10-31-2009 09:10 PM

Hello RCS47,

Let me welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find being a member of this group to be an interesting, as well as exciting, experience. Have fun and enjoy.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#2 posted 10-31-2009 10:43 PM

Welcome aboard. Nice to have you join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#3 posted 11-01-2009 12:45 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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#4 posted 11-01-2009 01:25 AM

Hey there, glad to see another person join the LumberJocks community! It’s a great place to meet new people, post projects, ask questions and so much more, hope you enjoy it as much as I do. Welcome!

-- A hammer dangling from a wall will bang and sound like work when the wind blows the right way.

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#5 posted 11-01-2009 01:25 AM

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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#6 posted 11-01-2009 02:01 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 love this site, I hope you will enjoy it too.

Look forward to seeing your projects and posts.

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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#7 posted 11-01-2009 02:15 AM

Welcome to LJ’s. We are here to help you with your woodworking endeavors. Feel free to ask for advise. But Be aware…this site can be very addictive…………LOL

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

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#8 posted 11-01-2009 07:01 AM

Welcome to LJs a place were there are great people super projects and outstanding woodworkers. Enjoy

-- Custom furniture

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#9 posted 11-01-2009 10:08 AM

WELCOME to LJ’s ….the best place to enhance your woodworking skills and knowledge.

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#10 posted 11-01-2009 12:29 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#11 posted 11-15-2009 04:04 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks.Great place hope you enjoy yourself!

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#12 posted 12-01-2009 03:37 AM


You will find Lumberjocks helpful, supportive, inspiring and informative.

Ask a question and you will receive an answer or two or three or quite a few more.

-- Best Regards With Personalized Rocking Chairs And Furniture On My Mind,

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#13 posted 10-30-2010 06:54 AM

Imagine that! A year has almost gone by since you became a Lumber Jock. Congratulations on your anniversary! I look forward to your posts.

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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#14 posted 01-24-2011 04:56 AM

Rcs47, Welcome to LumberJocks!

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