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Hello, all. I've been a member here at LJs for a while, and I thought it's high time I chimed in instead of just watching everyone else. I learned about LumberJocks at The WoodWhisperer and really like the site, especially the bios and pictures of others , their projects, and shops. I am a hobby woodworker, since high school ('70s), and as many others can relate, between family and job don't have enough time to spend in the shop. My first shop was in a corner of my mother's potting shed, and my tool collection was sparse, consisting of a Skil jigsaw, an old B&D circular saw, AMT portable tablesaw and AMT lathe (shared the same motor, switching back and forth as needed)), 3/8" B&D drill and a drill stand, a B&D router, and a few hand tools.
I am married to a wonderful girl, Amy. Although she doeesn't share my passion for all things wood and all the tools, she understands and supports my habit. We do share a love for travel, food, books, and UGA sports. We don't have any children but do have a very rambunctious 2 year old Golden Retreiver named Zoe (rhymes w/ joey) who is queen of the estate and #1 shop dog.
I work as project manager for a grading and paving contractor in northeast Georgia. I work a radius of about 100 miles and spend too much time from home, resulting in just not enough time.
I enjoy the projects and wit and wisdom of the Lumberjocks community and look forward to visiting fr a long time to come. I may not have much to contribute, but I have gleaned much already.

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#1 posted 2693 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks

-- John

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#2 posted 2693 days ago

Welcome aboard. Show us some woodworking, rod.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#3 posted 2693 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks

-- 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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Mark

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#4 posted 2692 days ago

Good to have you with us.

-- Mark

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WayneC

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#5 posted 2692 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks. I’m looking forward to reading your posts. This is a great group of people. Enjoy the site.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#6 posted 2691 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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#7 posted 2690 days ago

welcome to lumber jocks

-- Phil, Chattanooga,TN

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#8 posted 2643 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks. We hope you come to stay. You have questions, we’ll answer them…You have answers, we’ll question them. Enjoy

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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#9 posted 1970 days ago

Happy Anniversary. In a few days you will have been a Lumber Jock for 2 years! Thanks for your participation and keep on posting!

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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