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Location: granbury, tx
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i live in texas...
i spell badly, on purpose...
but most folks spell it b-a-d-l-y...

i have this habit, and if i shave real well, no one can tell that i'm NOT a nun...

i started woodworking in the early eighties with a craftsman scrollsaw...
added a dinky bandsaw, then a table saw...
i got REAL excited when my dad gave me a toy i did not know he had, a monkey wards lathe...
that's right, montgomery wards made a cheapo lathe...
i wuz hooked...
four years of frustration later and i bought a lil grizzly lathe...
tha difference wuz like night and day and my work improved dramatically...
fast forward ten years to february of 2009...
i bought a powermatic 3520b...

i can make firewood outta nice lumber so fast it will "turn" yer head...

HA!!!

-- rookie ...we'll see what happens...

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Karson

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#1 posted 1661 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks.com. 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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SnowyRiver

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#2 posted 1661 days ago

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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Scott Bryan

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#3 posted 1661 days ago

Hello Rookie54,

Let me welcome you 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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gjd

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#4 posted 1661 days ago

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.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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a1Jim

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#5 posted 1661 days ago

Welcome to Ljs this is the place for fantastic people,projects and woodworkers. Enjoy

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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woodworm

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#6 posted 1661 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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rookie54

45 posts in 1661 days


#7 posted 1660 days ago

woohoo!!!
nice greetings ya’ll…
i truly feel tha love and tha smell of burning sawdust…
i look forward to reading of yer accomplishments and frustrations, and perhaps i can add to tha general confusion…
HA!!!

rookie

-- rookie ...we'll see what happens...

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Max

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#8 posted 1660 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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GMman

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#9 posted 1653 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks.Great place hope you enjoy yourself!

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ND2ELK

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#10 posted 1653 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks. The projects are an inspiration, the information is priceless and the people are supportive. The only problem is, the site can get addictive.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Ken Waller

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#11 posted 1652 days ago

Hey Rookie54,
Welcome to LJs. Always nice to have another turner on board. Greetings from the frozen north.

Ken

-- Ken in Sharbot Lake, Ontario

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Loucarb

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#12 posted 1652 days ago

I make some great firewood too its a blast. Welcome aboard.

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Splinterman

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#13 posted 1652 days ago

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

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

11908 posts in 1761 days


#14 posted 1648 days ago

Hi there,
I too am somewhat new to LumberJocks and would like to welcome you to the site. The folks here are great and the projects will absolutely blow your mind. There are some very talented people out there…
Sit back, enjoy the ride and be careful, this site is extremely addictive…
Welcome to LJ
Wisty

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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