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Location: Calgary Alberta

Although primarily a wood butcher, manytimes my shop floor shows more plastic/metal/etc shavings and dust than it does sawdust.

My work takes me into many different materials, many different methodologies, technologies, and the weirder it is the more funner it is.

Primarily a cabinetmaker, that oftentimes takes me into realms bizarre. Drywalll, circuit tracing, and to top it off, my hobbies are tool related! Got a hankering for jewellers, machinistss, And that probably means I aloso collect tools, whether practical or not, mostly because I never know when I'll actually have to use them.

I am not only a "user" but a tool junky.I love the higher gizmocity old tools much to my wife's chagrin.

but I also love the modern truly creative tools

Eric in Cowtown

-- Real_cowtown_eric

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#1 posted 02-05-2013 04:45 AM

Welcome to Ljs a world wide community were there are great people,super projects and great woodworkers.Enjoy !
Because I often get asked questions by new members I’ve included the answers to the most( FAQ) along with my welcoming message to LJs.
You should know that posting questions or projects here (your profile page) will not get you very many responses’ just because it’s your profile page not part of a main forum. To post in a main forum read below.
Want to know how to post something?
See the drop-down box underneath my Lumberjocks in the upper right hand corner. Click on the arrow and select which type of posting you want to make (Project, Blog entry, Forum topic). This will take you to the appropriate page and you just fill in the form.
Sending Private messages(PMs) to other members
Click on the word” home” next to the profile picture of the member you want to contact ,then click on “send message”
Need help with posting or other questions ?
Martin SojKa ( LJs founder)
Ms DebbieP AKA Debbie Pribele (Ljs community manager)

Just for the record even though I have a large number of post I’m not involved with LJs management ,I’m just another member.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 02-05-2013 04:51 AM

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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