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Richard M. Petti

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Location: Rochester, NY
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I'm 57 years old. No longer work. My dream to become a woodworker started when I was in high school. I took a shop class and fell for the wood. Married 4 children 7 grand kids. waiting for more. I was working in the basement for many years and in 1991 got my chance to build a workshop. Now in 2008 I will be moving on as we sold our property. I will be back in the basement again. WOW.

Oct, 2008 move has been made and I ended up in what was a 1 and 1/2 garage. Still working on getting the shop workable.

-- Just believe and God will take care of the rest

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replied on The saga continues...Storing wood for an extended period 2192 days ago
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commented on Delta 16" vari-speed scroll saw 2192 days ago
commented on My Mom Shaker Style Chest of Drawers #6: Mom Shaker Style Chest of Drawers is finish! 2241 days ago

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GaryK

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#1 posted 2312 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks! Enjoy yourself.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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Richard M. Petti

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#2 posted 2312 days ago

Thanks Gary

-- Just believe and God will take care of the rest

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Scott Bryan

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#3 posted 2312 days ago

Hi Richard,

Let me welcome you to LJs. I hope that you will find this to be an exciting and rewarding part of your woodworking adventure.

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

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HallTree

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#4 posted 2312 days ago

Welcome Richard! You have found the right place for woodworking. A great group of people willing to help. A lot of very nice projects come out of basement woodshops. Looking forward to see your projects and comments. Have fun and work safe.

-- "Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life" Solomon

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#5 posted 2312 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks. Enjoy the community.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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rikkor

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#6 posted 2312 days ago

Welcome to LJ. You will like it here.

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Richard M. Petti

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#7 posted 2312 days ago

Thanks to all that took the time to post. I look forward to stopping buy @LJ. As time goes by I will post a few of my works.

-- Just believe and God will take care of the rest

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Max

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#8 posted 2311 days ago

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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Grumpy

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#9 posted 2311 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks . This is a great community of people with like interests.There is much to learn here & you will have the opportunity to share your skills & ideas with others. I hope you enjoy LJ’s as much as I do.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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Karson

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#10 posted 2308 days ago

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 karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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teenagewoodworker

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#11 posted 2308 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks. Can’t wait to see some of your work!

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Richard M. Petti

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#12 posted 2270 days ago

Hi everyone sorry I have not been attive. I have been getting our new house ready to move into and the old on packed up for the move. It is this Saturday. I worked building a 40 bottle wine cabinet until the 3rd of the month. I just started to pack the shop a couple of days ago. I can’t work on it tomarrow or Friday morning. it is now almost 11pm and i just can’t keep going. I guess the movers, (my kids and a couple of nephews), will need to help on Saturday morning before we load. Some of the stuff like the lumber and cut offs can wait until a diffrent day. The closing on the house is a couple of weeks away. Hope to be back up and making sawdust in a couple of week or so.
See all soon.
Dick

-- Just believe and God will take care of the rest

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Paul D

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#13 posted 2269 days ago

Welcome to LJs !! Glad you have joined us !!

-- Paul D - Lawrenceville, Georgia

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gjd

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#14 posted 1952 days ago

Congratulations! This coming week you will have been a Lumber Jock for 1 year! Thanks for your participation.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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gjd

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#15 posted 1582 days ago

Another year has rolled by. We must be having too much fun, cause it seems like just yesterday when I congratulated you on 1 year.
And now it’s time for: Congratulations on your 2nd anniversary at Lumber Jocks. Thanks for helping make LJ a great place to visit and happy anniversary!

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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