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Location: Sydney Australia
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I have always had an interest in most types of woodwork. Many years ago I spent a few years of my youth in the UK, and was lucky enough to make friends with a highly skilled cabinetmaker come high class shopfitter. Whenever I could I would help him out on many weekend projects and he taught me to appreciate working with good tools and good timber. As craftsmen go, he was the genuine article.As a teacher, he was incredible......That was 50 years ago.
In the last few years I have collected a few more tools, a few bits of machinery and now, in semi retirement I am happy to just fiddle a little in the shed. I do like using the beautiful wood we have here in Australia.......

-- And my head I'd be a scratchin'

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Bureaucrat

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#1 posted 05-10-2010 12:54 AM

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 to 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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Max

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#2 posted 05-10-2010 02:12 AM

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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ND2ELK

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#3 posted 05-10-2010 03:38 AM

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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#4 posted 05-10-2010 03:47 AM

“Welcome to LJ’s”…best place to enhance your woodworking skills and knowledge.

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#5 posted 05-10-2010 04:04 AM

Welcome aboard. Nice that you could join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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a1Jim

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#6 posted 05-10-2010 04:50 AM

Welcome to Ljs a world wide community were there are great people,super projects and great woodworkers.Enjoy

-- https://www.artisticwoodstudio.com/videos wood crafting & woodworking classes

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Karson

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#7 posted 05-19-2010 05:37 AM

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 karsonwm@gmail.com †

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#8 posted 05-19-2010 07:57 AM

Hi there,
Welcome to LumberJocks… I joined the site myself a few months ago and will give you fair warning, this site is VERY ADDICTIVE, VERY EDUCATIONAL, and VERY FUN…. so sit back, enjoy the ride and learn from the other LJ’s as they are a group of extremely talented people that are also very friendly…

Enjoy your time here on LJ and pass the word to any of your woodworking buddies about us…

Wisty

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

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a1Jim

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#9 posted 05-20-2010 06:56 AM

A1 Jims welcome wagon

Here is a list of links that might be helpful for new members
Posting photos http://lumberjocks.com/GaryK/blog/8899
Who to contact regarding Lumber jocks questions
Martin Sojka http://lumberjocks.com/messages/new/msojka
Getting started http://lumberjocks.com/help/getting-started
Reading and commenting http://lumberjocks.com/help/reading-commenting
Finding information http://lumberjocks.com/help/finding-information

-- https://www.artisticwoodstudio.com/videos wood crafting & woodworking classes

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Roger

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#10 posted 11-17-2010 02:22 PM

You do mighty fine work Ruddy.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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helluvawreck

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#11 posted 09-02-2012 12:18 PM

Ruddy, I looked at your projects. You do really nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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Blackie_

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#12 posted 12-20-2012 02:26 PM

Nice box building Ruddy, I added you to my buddy list as I like to follow others work and their creativity.

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at http://www.facebook.com/randy.blackstock.custom.wood.designs

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Andy

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#13 posted 02-10-2013 02:05 PM

You do nice work.

-- If I can do it, so can you.

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Chris Cook

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#14 posted 08-16-2013 11:16 PM

Great job. I was about to ask a very detailed question about the inlay, but went to your blog first and found my answer. Thanks for putting the details there. It sure is helpful when folks post the journey as well as the final product. That way, I can run into the shop and ruin a bunch of wood trying to duplicate it!

Good work!

-- Chris, "all we are is sawdust in the dust collector""

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