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Location: Chehalis, Wa USA

Retired a few years ago. Love to create something new. I like to give something my best shot and then move on. Doing the same idea over and over I find boring.

My shop has been an evolving project that I enjoy improving on. I have upgraded most of the tools and added a few new ones to play with since retiring. I have been working on slowing down to do a better job on some of the things have been trying.

You'll see my shop upgrades and my grand kids in a lot of my projects because they please me the most........................

-- mike...............

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#1 posted 11-28-2009 09:32 AM

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

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#2 posted 11-28-2009 12:57 PM

Hello Redryder,

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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#3 posted 11-28-2009 06:00 PM

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#4 posted 11-28-2009 06:04 PM

Welcome Redryder, glad you’ve joined us!

-- Bill, Florida

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#5 posted 11-28-2009 06:24 PM

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 look forward to seeing your projects and posts.

To get the most feedback on your projects, it’s best only post 1 or 2 at a time. This way you will get feedback over several days and from a wide variety of members.

Please enjoy your membership.

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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#6 posted 11-28-2009 07:59 PM

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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#7 posted 11-28-2009 08:40 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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#8 posted 11-29-2009 02:00 AM

Welcome to LJs there are lots of great people here, great projects and super woodworkers. Enjoy.

-- Custom furniture

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#9 posted 11-29-2009 05:28 PM

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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bill merritt

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#10 posted 05-06-2010 06:54 AM

A very late welcome to LJ, I know you will enjoy it here. I have to ask about the picture ,who is it and when was it taken? Again welcome..

-- Bill Merritt -Augusta Ga. woodworker

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#11 posted 11-27-2010 06:24 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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#12 posted 09-11-2011 04:44 PM

Thanks for the comment. If you find any plans for storage cabinets that work for you let me know. At some point in time we will be moving from western Massachusetts to northern California and what I have in mind would be stackable cabinet modules that can be turned sideways in the shop and then up ended and used as shipping containers.

-- "Aged flatus, I heard that some one has already blown out your mortise." THE Surgeon ……………………………………. Kevin

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#13 posted 11-20-2011 09:07 PM

Yeah, I agree on not getting the sheet rock finished redrider, lol after I finished the area, I thought we were going to move then decided we would stay for a while so looks like I have a winter project besides playing in the shop… I appreciate your comments. Thanks for stopping by. Have a great holiday !!


-- Walt, Virginia,

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#14 posted 12-23-2012 03:45 AM

Before I got bit by the wood bug, I used to build ” Hot Rods ” and show them for something to do after moving here to the mountains some years ago. Gets real easy collecting specialized tools to do this, and I don’t know if I’m done yet. Can’t have too many tools, can you ?

-- " My favorite Place in Life, The Shop "

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#15 posted 02-06-2013 03:18 AM

I am looking for some child sized seriously effective hearing protection for my 3 year old grandson. I actually haven’t looked much yet, but thought I would put the question out to someone who has kids in the shop.

-- Natalie - My mind is like a bad neighborhood, I don't like to go there alone.

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